The List

So here is the bucket list. I’m sure it will be ever growing and ever changing as life progresses.

Generally in Life

  • Write and publish all of my books
  • Work on Web comic with Nikki
  • Renovate a travel trailer to live in while building dream house
    • Then take that travel trailer around on adventures after
  • Own my own home near Asheville, NC
    • I’ve dreamed of a multi story home with a hobbit hole base it would have Victorian touches throughout.
    • A front deck overlooking the mountains.
    • Outdoor kitchen with grill, smoker, pizza oven.
  • Gardens to have around the home:
    • English style in front
    • Japanese garden in back
    • green house with flowers
    • enough veggies for the home
  • Farm life
    • Alpacas for yarn
    • ducks for eggs
    • highland cows for milk
    • goats for hiking
    • gypsy vanner horses
  • Learn to play instruments:
    • the ukulele
    • the banjo
    • the violin
    • the piano
  • Learn other languages:
    • Spanish
    • French
    • Gaelic
    • Japanese
    • Dutch
    • German
  • Take up photography and sell prints
  • Paint and sell prints
  • Screen printing of shirts and sales
  • Learn woodworking and make furniture and walking sticks
  • Learn leather working for gear and costumes
  • Learn to sew:
    • Custom clothing for hiking
    • cosplay
    • every day use
    • purses
    • backpacking Gear
  • Learn to dance
  • Train a search and rescue dog
  • Train an adventure cat
  • Become a park ranger or nature conservationist
  • Watch a meteor shower
  • See the aurora borealis
  • Layout in complete darkness to watch the milkyway
  • Learn the trick to bonsai and terrarium care and growing

Adventure and Outings in the US

  • Visit Biltmore estate
  • Cruise Mississippi River in steamboat
  • Attend Mardi Gras
  • Go hang gliding
  • Go parasailing
  • Learn to Rock Climb
  • Hike/backpack/camp/Climb/Kayak /Raft
    • Every public trail in WNC
    • The Appalachian Trail
    • The Pacific Coast Trail
    • Redwoods National park
    • Yellowstone
    • Grand Tetans National Park
    • Mountains to Sea trail
    • Continental divide trail
    • Zion national park
    • West Virginia Quiet Zone
    • Acadia national park
    • Denali national park
    • Rocky Mountains
    • Haleakala national park
    • Glacier national park
    • Black canyon Colorado
    • Pony express
    • Arches national park
    • Natural Bridges Utah
    • Sawtooth mountains
    • Olympic national park
    • Garden of the Gods, CO
    • Climb Devil’s Courthouse
    • Climb El Capitan
    • Climb Half Dome
    • Raft Rio grande
    • Raft and Hike Grand Canyon
    • Kayak around the Florida coast
    • Kayak around NC coast
    • Kayak around Maine coast
    • Kayak around the Puget sound
    • Thor’s well Oregon
    • Virginia natural bridge
    • Coyote gulch Utah
    • Witches Gulch Wisconsin
    • Alice Lake, Boise, ID
    • Kayak Cape Flattery, Washington
    • Kayak Crater Lake, Oregon
    • Maquoketa Caves, Iowa
    • Cathedral Caverns, Alabama
    • Mammoth Caves, South Dakota
    • Bat Cave, North Carolina
    • Linville Caverns, North Carolina
    • Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico
    • Lizard Lake, Colorado
    • Handies Peak, Colorado
    • Watkins Glen State Park, NY
    • Slot Canyon AZ
    • Antelope Canyon, AZ
  • Take a hot air balloon ride over:
    • Appalachians
    • Grand Canyon
    • Lake Tahoe
    • Vermont in fall
  • Bungee jumping
  • Road trips and Drives:
    • Route 66
    • Pacific coast highway
    • Entire Blue Ridge Parkway
    • Hwy 179 Arizona
    • Hwy 163 Utah/Arizona to see Monument Valley
    • Covered bridges in new Hampshire
    • Last Dollar Rd, Colorado
    • Hwy 410, Washington
  • Visit lighthouses through new England
  • Watch the stars at the Mauna Kea observatory in Hawaii
  • Go on a whale sighting tour
  • Learn to ride a motorcycle
    • Tour of San Francisco
    • Key West
    • New England
  • See wild ponies in assateague island
  • Visit Atlantic City boardwalk
  • Waterfalls to visit or climb
    • Niagara falls
    • Shoshone falls, Idaho
    • Rifle Falls, Colorado
    • Crystal Mill,  Colorado
    • Havasu Falls, Arizona
    • Seven Falls, Colorado Springs
  • Ski/Snowboard:
    • Sun valley, Idaho
    • Green Mountain, Vermont
    • Denver, Colorado
  • Hot springs:
    • Hot Springs, North Carolina
    • Yellowstone, Wyoming
    • Umpqua
    • Conundrum Hot Springs, Colorado
  • Train ride:
    • Cass Railway
    • Mount Washington cog, New Hampshire
    • Great Smokeys
    • Silverton, Colorado
    • Tweetsy Railroad, NC
  • Run a 5k, half marathon, marathon and ultra marathon

 

Out of US

  • Travel by rail across Canada
    • Hike the Bruce trail in Canada
    • Banff national park Canada
    • Cliffwalk Vancouver Canada
    • Englishman river falls British Columbia
    • Kayak around Vancouver Island, BC
  • British Isles
    • Train ride across Britain
    • Rocky perch kilchurn castle Scotland
    • Isle of Skye, Scotland
    • Edinburgh, Scotland
    • Loch Ness, Scotland
    • Fingal’s Cave, Scotland
    • Visit London
    • See Stonehenge
    • White Cliffs of Dover in England
    • Giants causeway in Ireland
    • Dark Hedges Road, Ireland
    • Visit the Irish Castles
    • Dublin, Ireland
    • Cliffs of Moher, Ireland
  • South America
    • Backpack through Patagonia Argentina and Chile
    • Mt Fitz Roy Argentina
    • Take the train to the clouds in Argentina
    • Torres del Paine Park in Chile
    • Marble Caves of Patagonia in Chile
    • Nazca Peru
    • Inca trail to Machu Pichu Peru
    • Galapagos Islands
  • Europe
    • Check out Amsterdam
    • Visit the Swiss and the French Alps
      • Matterhorn
    • Kayak around Svalbard, Norway
    • Explore the Norwegian fjords
      • See Alesund
    • Crystal cave and Kirkjufell Iceland
    • Santorini, Greece
    • Kayak around Sermiljik Fjord, Greenland
  • South Pacific
    • Karijini national park Perth Australia
    • Sydney, Australia
    • Climb the blue mountains in Australia
    • Melbourn, Australia
    • Climb Saint Mary’s Peak, South Australia
    • Waterfall Beach, Australia
    • Bora Bora, Tahiti
    • Fiji
    • Palawan, Philippines
    • Backpack through all of New Zealand
      • I may have to upgrade this one to one day move to New Zealand to just experience everything. I’ve been in love with it since I was a child
      • Glowworm caves, New Zealand
      • Kayak around fjordland, NZ
      • Devil’s Punchbowl, NZ
  • Asia
    • Kayak around the island areas
    • Gyokusendu caves in Okinawa
    • Mt. Fuji Japan
    • Tokyo while the Cherry blossoms bloom
    • See Kyoto and Nara Japan
    • Bamboo forest Japan
    • Athirapally India
    • Chinnakanal tea fields
    • Travel the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
    • Backpack through Har Ki Dun
    • Backpack through lower elevations of the Himalayas – see Everest base camp
    • Taktsang Palphg Monastery
    • Angkor Wat, Cambodia
    • See the Bagan temples in Burma
    • Lantern festival in Thailand
    • Backpack on a motorcycle through Thailand, Cambodia, Singapore and Taiwan
    • Danxia land formation China
    • Tianzi mountains Hunan China
    • Beijing, China
    • Glass skywalk in Tianmen China
    • Walk as much of the Great Wall of China as allowed
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2 thoughts on “The List

  1. HermitCrab says:

    Do it all 🙂

  2. Sartenada says:

    Awesome list. Language learning is rewarding. Maybe You should learn first Spanish, then Portuguese and finally French. In this order, they are easy to learn. I know, because my posts are in those languages.

    Have a nice day!

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