Bucket List

Travel-A Living Document:

  • Visit Neuschwanstein Castle in Schwangau, Germany
  • Visit Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in Northern Hunan Province, China
  • Visit Navagio Beach in Anafortiria Village, Greece
  • Visit the Taj Mahal in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Visit Africa (Ghana) (Summer 2006)
  • Visit Japan
  • Visit Moscow, Russia
  • Visit Morocco
  • Visit Spain
  • Visit South Africa
  • See Victoria Falls by foot and helicopter, Zimbabwe
  • Watch it rain in Seattle, Washington (Minimal rain, surprisingly. May 2015)
  • Watch the changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery (Spring 2000)
  • Hike Manchu Picchu in Peru
  • Hike to Nohsngithiang Falls (Seven Sister Falls) in monsoon season in Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya, India
  • Hike both Gros Piton and Petit Piton in St. Lucia (Oct. 15th 2013 (Gros), Oct 17th 2013 (Petit))
  • Ski indoors in Dubai
  • Take a mule ride down the Grand Canyon, Arizona (Summer 2002)
  • Walk the Great Wall-Mutianyu (July 2012)
  • Walk the Great Wall-Jinshanling/Simatai
  • Run an international half marathon
  • Run an international marathon
  • Photograph a Caribbean beach at sunrise/sunset
  • Photograph Savannah, Georgia
  • Photograph Norway (March 2015)
  • Photograph Iceland (March 2014)
  • Photograph the Golden Gate Bridge (August 2013)
  • Photograph the Roman Colosseum
  • Drink coffee and white wine in Italy (September 2015 Milan, Florence, Venice)
  • Drink absinthe in either Switzerland or Spain
  • Attend a track and field event at the Olympics
  • Attend a Cubs game at Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois
  • Attend the Triple Crown Races: Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, Belmont Stakes
  • Attend the Stanley Cup Finals-Go Bruins!

Life Experience-A Living Document:

  • Learn to drive a motorcycle (June 2016)
  • Learn to drive stick shift
  • Learn to snowboard (Monday, February 24, 2014. Catamount Ski Area, Hillsdale, NY)
  • Buy a Camaro (Thursday, April 17, 2014)
  • Buy a house…Even if it is a tiny house
  • Skydrive (Saturday, May 17, 2014)
  • Take a glassblowing workshop (Winter 2013)
  • Become fluent (ok-maybe just passable…) in another language
  • Fly on a private jet
  • Fly first class
  • Get published
  • Get a hole-in-one
  • Get interviewed by Terry Gross on Fresh Air
  • Acquire a respectable collection of glass (In progress….)
  • Make the Jumbotron at a professional sporting event
  • Sing karaoke
  • Run a sub (2:00), (1:51;10), (1:51;05), 1:47 half marathon
  • Qualify for (and run!) the Boston Marathon
  • Run the Chicago Marathon
  • Run an ultra marathon
  • Attend a Bruce Springsteen and/or Billy Joel concert