What life is worth living for

(in no particular order)

  1. I don’t know how to start this
  2. nutella on waffles
  3. warm blankets
  4. socks
  5. paisley patterns
  6. getting lost in a book
  7. listening to music
  8. playing music
  9. skidding across wood floors
  10. boyfriends
  11. girlfriends
  12. sisters
  13. brothers
  14. twins
  15. mothers
  16. fathers
  17. grandparents
  18. chaat
  19. cameras
  20. BFFs
  21. SCBFLs
  22. teachers
  23. chugging milk
  24. snuggling
  25. Bollywood movies
  26. sweaters
  27. the internet
  28. writing
  29. playing with hair
  30. learning guitar
  31. decorating jars
  32. looking at glass bottles
  33. admiring shiny things
  34. SOs
  35. warm showers
  36. Avatar: The Last Airbender
  37. Balavihar
  38. weddings
  39. selfies
  40. interviewing strangers
  41. photos
  42. playing metal clarinets in the cold
  43. Bharatanatyam
  44. piercings
  45. #onesix
  46. fusion music
  47. 90–90s
  48. band camp
  49. Lux Aurumque
  50. genes
  51. DMC ‘14
  52. Asphalt Cocktail
  53. masala popcorn
  54. penn masala
  55. Deepika Padukone
  56. first sari
  57. traveling to new countries
  58. listening to foreigners sing Bollywood songs
  59. the pain of glasses
  60. fancy bindis
  61. cousins
  62. aunts
  63. uncles
  64. nieces and nephews
  65. babies
  66. dogs
  67. cats
  68. John Mackey
  69. people spelling your name right
  70. sadness
  71. (to feel how good it is to get over it)
  72. sunglasses
  73. rainboots!
  74. fake-siblings
  75. long hair
  76. waxing legs
  77. horror movies
  78. photoshoots
  79. ethnicity smoothies
  80. first place medals
  81. being last place
  82. (no one can be good at everything– except you, you know who you are)
  83. concerts
  84. conferences
  85. soap operas
  86. grandmother’s soap operas
  87. making fun of your grandmother’s soap operas
  88. blogs
  89. plane rides
  90. hiking
  91. biking
  92. late night conversations
  93. real frozen yogurt
  94. (not the super sugary kind)
  95. (although orange leaf is quite yummy)
  96. Yoplait vanilla greek yogurt
  97. Oikos too
  98. Guernsy buttermilk and rice
  99. being published
  100. getting detention in the eight grade Chicago trip
  101. teaching someone
  102. desi swag
  103. clarinet swag
  104. being annoying
  105. writing notes
  106. doodling for an hour
  107. saving some ants
  108. eating mangos with sticky rice
  109. making silly videos
  110. embarrassing yourself
  111. having an awkward period story
  112. (or other kind if you aren’t a girl)
  113. singing along to Sheila Ki Jawani
  114. messaging your crush for the first time
  115. getting rejected
  116. getting not-rejected!
  117. watching a foreign-language drama
  118. surviving a tornado
  119. chasing a tornado
  120. sitting on your porch and take pictures during a supposed-tornado
  121. giving yourself a nickname
  122. writing a song
  123. (don’t worry, cheesy lyrics are acceptable)
  124. eating honeyed eggplant
  125. eating street food in India
  126. (but please don’t get diarrhea)
  127. tea
  128. jealousy
  129. running through the rain holding hands
  130. hiding
  131. sharing
  132. giving an elephant a bath
  133. buying an ostrich pillow
  134. sharing a snuggie
  135. long lines
  136. road trips
  137. crispy creme doughnuts
  138. butterfly clips
  139. fat cupcakes
  140. Georgetown cupcakes!
  141. riding on a Russian airline
  142. achieving level 100 pokemon
  143. arrogant peacocks chasing you
  144. strangers taking selfies with you
  145. first dance
  146. first kiss
  147. first hug
  148. cleaning your room
  149. discovering lost items
  150. riding a cab with a sketchy driver
  151. walking down an fish-slaughtering alley
  152. pissing off a friend
  153. making up with that friend
  154. losing friends
  155. gaining friends
  156. trying a new hobby
  157. marathoning a show
  158. getting a physics problem right
  159. acing a test
  160. experiencing slow-clapping in Hungary
  161. science Fridays
  162. baking a failed cake
  163. making smoothies with disgusting ingredients
  164. walking home from school
  165. falling during ice skating
  166. chasing a police car
  167. (or watching someone chase one)
  168. falling off a bike in Mackinaw Island
  169. getting injured
  170. healing
  171. going whale watching
  172. arguing at 3 AM
  173. impulsive op-eds
  174. making a photo wall
  175. dying your hair
  176. dancing
  177. good reeds
  178. makeovers
  179. patti’s chutney
  180. chocolate
  181. going paragliding
  182. drinking Turkish Tea
  183. eating real churros
  184. (with hot chocolate)
  185. texting
  186. having awkward clarinet moments with Shankar Tucker
  187. sleeping in
  188. (and snoozing your alarm)
  189. climbing to the top of the Eiffel Tower
  190. riding a camel
  191. gelato
  192. new shoes
  193. Alia Bhatt
  194. surviving calculus
  195. surprises
  196. first date
  197. acts of kindness
  198. (random ones)
  199. saving a friends life
  200. I don’t know how to end this.