Bucket List

Started 1/28/15. This list is a work in progress and will no doubt grow. I don’t promise these are all that lofty, or make any difference to anyone else but me. I’m also not sure if I’m breaking any unspoken “rules” of building a Bucket List. But here it is.

TO GO/TO SEE:

  • Ride the Empire Builder Amtrak route between Portland and Chicago
  • Visit New York City during Christmas
  • Take each of my kids to New York City
  • Take my family to Disneyland
  • Attend Book Expo America & BEA Bloggers Conference
  • Visit Hawaii
  • Visit Alaska
  • Visit the Dakotas
  • See Mt. Rushmore
  • Visit all the New England states (+ Pennsylvania)
  • Take my kids back to see the additions (Diagon Alley, Gringotts, Hogwarts Express, etc) to Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando
  • Travel through Europe
  • Take another cruise

TO HAVE:

TO DO:

  • Zipline
  • Appear on a major television program (talk, reality, scripted…doesn’t matter – even a spot on the news again would be fine)
  • Truly learn to sew
  • Make a quilt
  • Ride in a hot air balloon
  • Take a helicopter tour
  • Write an eBook
  • Be photographed by Brandon Stanton (Humans of New York)
  • Become confident in my camera’s Manual mode
  • Come a Samsung Imagelogger

 

This deserves its own section…

Visit every National Park (the ones I’ve been to are in bold)
•Acadia National Park, Maine
•American Samoa National Park, American Samoa Territory
•Arches National Park, Utah
•Badlands National Park, South Dakota
•Big Bend National Park, Texas
•Biscayne National Park, Florida
•Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado
•Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah
•Canyonlands National Park, Utah
•Capitol Reef National Park Utah
•Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico
•Channel Islands National Park, California
•Congaree National Park, South Carolina
Crater Lake National Park, Oregon
•Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio
•Death Valley National Park, California and Nevada
•Denali National Park, Alaska
•Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida
•Everglades National Park, Florida
•Gates of the Arctic National Park, Alaska
Glacier National Park, Montana
•Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska
Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
•Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
•Great Basin National Park, Nevada
•Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina and Tennessee
•Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas
•Haleakala National Park, Hawaii
•Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii
•Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas
•Isle Royale National Park, Michigan
•Joshua Tree National Park, California
•Katmai National Park, Alaska
•Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska
•Kings Canyon National Park, California
•Kobuk Valley National Park, Alaska
•Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Lassen Volcanic Park, California
•Mammoth Cave Park, Kentucky
•Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado
•Mount Rainier National Park, Washington
•North Cascades National Park, Washington
•Olympic National Park, Washington
•Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona
Redwood National Park, California
Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
•Saguaro National Park, Arizona
•Sequoia National Park, California
•Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
•Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota
•Virgin Islands National Park, US Virgin Islands
•Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota
•Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota
•Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Alaska
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Yosemite National Park, California
•Zion National Park, Utah

 

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