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Life List

I have a lot of things I want to accomplish in this life and until recently, they were just floating around in my head. I’ve been inspired by the lists of others to create my own. These are not in any particular order.


Places to See

  • New Orleans, LA
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Seattle, WA and Vancouver, Canada
  • Yellowstone Park
  • Maine
  • Alaska
  • Laos and Vietnam
  • The Philippines
  • Germany
  • Spain and Southern France
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Puerto Rico

Travel Activities

  • See the rain forest and the Amazon River in South America
  • Travel from Cairo, Egypt to Cape Town, South Africa over land
  • Visit all the national parks in the United States
  • Walk on a pink sand beach in The Bahamas
  • Ride a horse on the beach
  • Go on a week-long luxury safari in Africa
  • Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef in Australia
  • Attend the Fulsom St. Fair at least one more time
  • Visit all the sites where Laura Ingalls Wilder lived (as described in her books)
  • Stay in an ice hotel
  • Take a trip with each of my siblings and my parents
  • Travel on a historic ship
  • Stay in a castle

Things to Do

  • Buy a new motorcycle October 2017
  • Build a treehouse
  • Write up my journal entries from Zimbabwe trip and publish in a book
  • Hike the length of the Pacific Crest Trail
  • Pay off student loans February 2016
  • Take a self-defense class
  • Plan and maintain a small garden
  • Build a pond with a waterfall


Past Accomplishments

Achieved alone, with a partner or friends; I’m very proud of the things I’ve been able to accomplish in my life thus far.

  • Let my hair go gray (2013)
  • Received my first patent (2013)
  • Saw Mayan ruins in Mexico (2013)
  • Swam with dolphins in Mexico (2013)
  • Tasted wine in Napa Valley (2014)
  • Traveled to London, England (2013)
  • Spent 2 months traveling in Thailand (2014)
  • Spent 4 months working and traveling in India (2013-2014)
  • Took a pole dancing class (2011)
  • Learned how to hula hoop (2012)
  • Sang karaoke in public (2012)
  • Paid my parents back the money I borrowed (2012)
  • Traveled to southern California to visit my great Aunts Georgia and Allene (2011)
  • Owned a chocolate shop (2007 – 2013)
  • Owned an ice cream shop (2012 – 2013)
  • Went on a cruise (2011)
  • Lounged on a black sand beach in Hawaii (2012)
  • Bought a house (2003)
  • Received a Master’s degree (2005)
  • Became a User Interface Designer (2005)
  • Did a pull-up (2012)
  • Ran a mile in under 10 minutes (2012)
  • Ran a 5k (2011)
  • Appeared in a national magazine (2012)
  • Have my work published in a book (2012)