Bucket List Goals


What are your 100 things? If you could do anything, no obstacles, what would they be?

  1. Publish a piece of writing.

  2. Publish photography.

  3. Get Yoga teacher certified.

  4. Run an ultra.

  5. Visit Morocco.

  6. Visit all the National Parks (10 of 59). (Added Cuyahoga Valley 8/7/19)

  7. Attend the India Blue City Festival.

  8. See the Northern Lights.

  9. Sit in hot springs.

  10. Rent a cabin in Sweden.

  11. Attend NYC Fashion Week.

  12. Go Zero Waste.

  13. Live in Vermont.

  14. Be with horses (ride, work, volunteer).

  15. Read all of Jane Austen’s works (Lady Susan and half of Emma remain).

  16. Take voice lessons.

  17. Have 6 months of emergency savings.

  18. Own a pair of Louboutin shoes.

  19. Visit all 50 States (36 of 50 + DC - all states not listed were visited pre-2017).

    1. Alaska

    2. Arkansas

    3. Georgia

    4. Hawaii

    5. Iowa

    6. Kansas

    7. Mississippi

    8. Montana

    9. Nebraska

    10. North Dakota

    11. Oklahoma

    12. South Carolina

    13. South Dakota

    14. Wisconsin

    15. Wyoming (July 2018)

    16. Idaho (July 2018)

    17. Connecticut (August 2018)

    18. Minnesota (August 2018)

    19. Indiana (August 2017)

  20. Take a vacation to Pittsburgh (my hometown) and do Pittsburgh things!

  21. See a performance at the Kennedy Center in DC.

  22. Become well-versed in a new subject.

  23. Design a perennial and herb garden for myself.

  24. Take a language class (French or Italian).

  25. Blog and Instagram regularly and authentically. (In progress - defined as 1 post x week)

  26. Run another Half Marathon.

  27. Run a Turkey Trot.

  28. See Wait Wait in Chicago.

  29. Go to a full rolfing session.

  30. Go to a rodeo.

  31. Do photography as an element of my career.

  32. Visit PEI and follow the Anne of Green Gables itinerary.

  33. See Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

  34. Teach (something!)

  35. See a Kenny Chesney concert in the pit.

  36. Motorcycle cross-country.

  37. Visit the giant Redwoods.

  38. Take a State College vacation (stay at Nittany Lion Inn, hike Mt Nittany).

  39. Visit Nepal with Kyle.

  40. Develop a daily meditation practice. (I keep trying, darn it.)

  41. Assemble the Rome book as an Art Journal.

  42. Create a Harry Potter trunk.

  43. See Alison Sudol in concert. (So close but the show got canceled!)

  44. Meet Grace Potter. (Saw her from about 10’ away, does it count??)

  45. Go backpacking (again).

  46. Finish the Susannah Conway Love Letters project. (In progress)

  47. Stay in a yurt.

  48. Visit my grandparent’s former home in Fitzwilliam, NH.

  49. Eat majority of food locally.

  50. Learn how to line dance.

  51. Become proficient at banjo.

  52. Pay off all our student loans. (In progress)

  53. Run my 5th Ragnar.

  54. Bike commute.

  55. Attend all the Triple Crown races.

  56. Zipline.

  57. Go to high tea.

  58. Visit Harry Potter World (Orlando).

  59. Visit Harry Potter London Studio Tour.

  60. Attend a Rocky Mountain School of Photography course.

  61. Go to Squirrel Fest in Washington State.

  62. Learn to blind hem.

  63. Tailor my own clothes.

  64. Hike (part of) the Appalachian Trail.

  65. Take a surfing lesson.

  66. Get a second arrow tattoo.

  67. Replace my HP computer with a Macbook.

  68. Start a donation practice with the goal of 10% of my salary. (In progress.)

  69. Eat plant-based.

  70. Attend a Wanderlust Festival.

  71. Coach cross country.

  72. Create my own secret garden.

  73. Make my own kombucha.

  74. Take off 3-5 months to travel around the country in a van.

  75. Have a net worth of $1,000,000

  76. Learn how to maintain my own bike.

  77. Learn how to change a flat (car) tire.

  78. Go fly fishing.

  79. Pay for a child’s college education (mine or other’s).

  80. Start a scholarship fund.

  81. Drive Highway 1 in California.

  82. Photograph for a brand or visitor’s bureau.

  83. Horseback ride on a beach.

  84. Own 2 cats named Clive and Staples.

  85. Host a large, outdoor dinner party.

  86. Complete Kimberly Wilson's Creative Conscious Business Course.

  87. Take Sara Tasker's Instagram course.

  88. Go indoor rock climbing.

  89. Go outdoor rock climbing.

  90. Own a horse.

  91. Own several rescue animals.

  92. Live debt free.

  93. Learn to make seed bead necklaces.

  94. Be an artist in residence at a National Park.

  95. Hike the Long Trail.

  96. Have a solo gallery opening.

  97. Work on a farm. (August/September 2019)

  98. See the Bread and Puppet Theater. (August 26, 2019)

  99. Chincoteague Pony Swim. (July 24, 2019)

  100. See Phantom of the Opera. (March 2019 - SO GOOD)

  101. Go on a girls weekend with Cait. (Nashville - January 2019)

  102. See a show at Red Rocks. (Avett Brothers 7/1/18 and SO FREAKING WORTH IT)

  103. Visit Germany. (May 2018)

  104. See a show at the Opry. (Legit forgot this was on my bucket list - January 2019)

  105. Set up my professional website. (July 31, 2017!!)

  106. Volunteer at an animal sanctuary. (Done September 2017 and will do again.)

  107. Volunteer at the Creative Alliance. (Started June 2017!)

  108. Visit the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA). (August 2017)

  109. Complete my Master’s. (December 2016)

  110. Run a marathon (June 2008)

  111. Run the Covered Bridges Half Marathon (June 2010)

  112. Open an Etsy store (November 2017)

  113. Call myself an artist, photographer, and writer. (July 2017, with some trepidation.)

  114. Finish The Artist’s Way. (May 2018)

  115. Attend a Tara Brach meditation retreat. (December 2016)

  116. Become proficient in Lightroom. (Still always learning)

Updated 3/5/2019