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Bucket List

Back in 2013, I posted a 30-before-30 list. Today, it’s turned into a bucket/goal list of sorts.

Here’s what I hope to accomplish. It will be updated occasionally. For more on my travel bucket list check out this page.

  • Swim with dolphins.
  • Pay off student loan before due date. Refinanced loan to pay off in Jan. 2022. (original: 2029)
  • Think of my body as beautiful, no if, ands or buts.
  • Take a self-defense class.
  • Go to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
  • Take a trapeze class.
  • Go rock climbing again.



  • Run a marathon. Chicago Marathon, Oct. 9, 2016. Time 4:52:33
  • Pay off car loan before due date.  Paid off Aug. 2017, 5 months ahead of due date.
  • Take a surfing lesson. Enjoyed an amazing lesson after the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Half.
  • Visit California. Visited San Francisco in April 2016, San Diego in June 2016, Los Angeles in Oct. 2016
  • Use passport: Visited London, Paris and Rome in May 2015.
  • Learn to play tennis: Took a class in spring 2014.
  • Visit New York City: Took a trip in February 2015.
  • Go to more plays, musicals: The Lion King in August 2014, Phantom of the Opera (Broadway) in February 2015
  • Try a Crossfit class: Completed spring 2015.
  • Spend more wisely.
  • Visit downtown more.
  • Go to the beach more often.
  • Keep running.