Autumn 2019 Bucket List

"Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns." - George Eliot

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I 💛 fall too and there’s so much that I want to do!

  • Enjoy the fall colors here at home, up north, in Central Park, and in the Luxembourg Gardens

  • Decorate with white pumpkins, mums, and fall-scented candles

  • Wear cozy sweaters, scarves, and boots (with pants and skirts, of course!)

  • Enjoy the Wine and Harvest Festival in Cedarburg

  • Explore and take pictures during Doors Open Milwaukee - September 28th

  • Spend the first weekend in October in New York City

    • Discover Chelsea and Greenwich Village

    • Visit the 9/11 Memorial and One World Trade Center

    • Learn new things at the Google Offices

    • Have Breakfast at Tiffany’s

    • See Wicked on Broadway

    • Stroll in Central Park

    • Visit old friends

  • Have a bon fire in the back yard and roast marshmallows

  • Drink hot apple cider with a cinnamon stick

  • Go to Ladies' Night Out in Delafield with friends

  • Watch Packers games (including the 10/20 game at WOS Bar in Paris!)

  • Spend a week in Paris in October with Eric and Nan + Mark:

    • Stroll down the Champs-Élysées, in the Latin Quarter, up in Montmartre, in the Tuileries and Luxembourg Gardens, in the Palais Royal, and along the Rue de Rivoli

    • Check on Notre Dame

    • Hope to step upon Point Zéro

    • Visit with French friends

    • Watch the Eiffel Tower sparkle

    • Make a lovely lunch with fresh ingredients from the market on the Avenue President Wilson

    • Stop for wine, lunch, and coffee in cafés

    • Stop for tea and macarons at Ladurée and choux at Odette

    • Browse in book shops

    • Enjoy a dinner cruise on the Seine just like Audrey Hepburn and Carey Grant in Charade

    • Take in the view from a rooftop terrace

    • Sip cocktails at the Hemingway Bar in the Ritz

  • Take a walk in the morning fog

  • Make butternut squash soup, chili, and wild rice soup

  • Cuddle with Piper by the fire

  • Spend a weekend in Door County

  • Buy Macintosh apples from Wood's in Fish Creek

  • Shop at the Farmer's Market

  • Go to the Delafield Halloween festivities

  • Pick out pumpkins and carve jack-o-lanterns

  • Roast pumpkin seeds

  • Listen to Halloween Party Radio on Pandora

  • Watch “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”

  • See the Portrait of Milwaukee and A Modern Vision: European Masterworks exhibits at the Milwaukee Art Museum

  • Take lots of photos