This from the Weird Things I Never Did When I Was a Kid files:
I buried myself in stuffed animals.
This was equal parts nod to E.T., belated childhood desire and completely pointless guilty pleasure.
Every day for a year, starting on my 29th birthday, I did one thing I'd never done before.
Now, whenever the fancy strikes, for the rest of my life, I will be doing New Things, Things I'm Bad At, and Things That Seem Ridiculous.