I am not a big bucket list person but after being diagnosed with cancer in 2012 and realizing none of us are guaranteed any length of time here on earth, I decided to fully LIVE. No more wishing my life away.
So while I’m here and cancer is kept at bay, I am going to work on this list of things that I truly want to experience.
Go backpacking and sleep in a tent above 10,000 feet. ✔️
Take my daughter on a weekend trip to New York and see a play on Broadway.
Climb the highest mountain in the lower 48 ✔️
Have an ayahuasca experience in Peru.
Salkantay Trek to Macchu Picchu
Trek to Everest base camp.
Retreat with monks
Sell a line of my own illustrated art work or something like that.
Meet Elizabeth Gilbert
celebrate Chinese New Years in China or go to the Lantern Festival in Taiwan
Visit as many national parks as possible.
Crater Lake, OR Yosemite Death Valley Sequioa Zion joshua Tree Bryce Canyon Hawaii Volcanoes Olympic Mount Rainier Black Canyon of the Gunnison American Samoa Redwood Haleakala
Raise chickens and a goat.
Live by a river
Sleep in a teepee
Treat my kids to a family vacation/cruise
Compete in a triathlon.
Go in a Hot Air balloon
My own art show
Napa Valley Wine Tour via train
Live in a foreign country for 6 months
Rock Climbing Lessons
Art Retreat Abroad and Domestic