Here you will find my bucket list, or as I like to call it, my Life List. Places I want to experience, things I want to do, and everything else. All wrapped up in a handy “to do list”.
Go there, see that: Travel
Visit a new country every year of my life
Visit Thailand (this has been on my list for ages)
Bali, oh Bali: I hope to see you soon A dream come true in June 2016 Hike in Arches National Park in Utah February 2016
Treat my home state of Oregon like a foreign country, seriously explore new places
Go to Greece June 2014
Hike Havasu Falls in Arizona
Visit The Great Barrier Reef April 2016: Went snorkeling at 3 site on The Great Barrier Reef. Easily one of the most beautiful places I’ve been. Felt like I was swimming in an aquarium. A dream come true. Visit South America Peru 2010 Walk the Camino de Santiago, all 500 miles Fall of 2013 – I walked from St. Jean Pied de Port, France to Finesterre, Spain Take a cross-country road trip Summer 2014: Portland, Oregon to Baltimore, Maryland. Over 3,000 miles clocked with a good college friend.
Return to Sedona, Arizona
Go to Australia March 2016 Live in a foreign country for one year Cameroon 2007-2008 Watch a sunrise and a sunset in the same day Fall 2013: Spain during the Camino de Santiago
It’s cliche, yes. But I’d love to stay the night in an above water villa
Fly first class, it’s all about leg room for this tall lady
After I had a hot air balloon fly over my head in Holland, I decided I wanted to fly in one: Fly in a hot air balloon!
Visit The Netherlands when all the tulips are blooming
Do this, do that: Get Physical
Yoga isn’t supposed to be competitive, but I’d like to improve my practice:
figure out a proper handstand, hold a headstand, hold boat for 20 seconds, which has been the bane of my athletic existence
Practice yoga in every country I visit, countries so far: – Ireland, Italy, Greece, The Netherlands, Scotland, France
Take an in-person yoga class from Adriene from Yoga with Adriene.
Go to a yoga retreat
Run another half-marathon and beat my previous time of: 1 hour and 52 minutes (8:35 min miles)
Run a full marathon
Run a race with my Step-Dad Bill. He’s been running since the 60’s before it was mainstream and now he’s in his 60’s. Raced with Bill, stride by stride during the Run to Stay Warm 10K in Eugene, Oregon USA on November 22, 2015
Surf in warm waters, I should probably learn how to surf first…
Learn how to surf
Attend a tango class in a foreign country December 2013 in Dublin, Ireland.
Take a solo backpacking overnight trip
Walk another portion of the Camino de Santiago April 2015, South of France
Hike the Oregon section of the Pacific Crest Trail
Do something that scares the daylights out of me: skydive and/or bungee jump
Climb a mountain
Brain power: Mind time
Meditate 30 days in a row and see what happens
Read all of the Harry Potter books. #latebandwagon On book I now.
Conquer my ill math skills – I’ve always struggled with math and that needs to change
Shoot, produce, and publish a coffee table photography book
Me, myself and I: Self-improvement
Learn how to drive a stick shift May 2014 in Italy. Many thanks to my patient and hilarious friend Diane for teaching me. Don’t wear makeup 30 days in a row Easily accomplished in fall 2013 during the Camino de Santiago
See Girl Talk live and dance my face off
Write a travel blog July 2014 Sleeping In Airports Blog Start my first business August 2014 Launched 45th Parallel North LLC Walk the runway in a fashion show 2008 & 2009 Walked in two shows for Modified Style in Portland, Oregon USA. Be featured on a podcast I originally counted this interview with Location Rebel, but then I was really featured on a podcast! Check out my interview on Nomadtopia Radio with Amy Scott, talking about my life as a digital nomad.
Get my hair cut at curly girl central in NYC
Get over my fear of mice. Ugh, SICK.
Help Out: Make the world a better place
Donate blood without passing out. Update: So apparently I can’t donate blood ever again because I’ve had malaria. Sad trombone.
Volunteer on organic farms Winter 2013-Spring 2014 in Ireland and Scotland
Volunteer at least once a month for an entire year – Meals on Wheels, soup kitchen, etc
Have my own garden, grow fruit & veg, and share with others
Set up a home base somewhere in the world and invite all of the friends and family who have hosted me over the years. I’ve been so fortunate to stay with so many lovely people all over the world and I’d love to repay them in some shape or form.
Updated: April 5, 2016