Bucket List

  • To Learn

    • Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française DALF
    • Diploma de Español, Nivel Superior
  • Experiences

    • Kazakhstan  Apple blooms
    • Scuba diving with Great Whites
    • Take mother on long trip
    • Scuba diving with Whale Sharks
    • Carnival in Spain
    • Icebergs in Antarctica/Alaska
    • Machu Pichu
    • Palermo, Sicily
    • Yoga in India
    • Olympic opening ceremony (Japan 2020 please)
    • French cooking in France
    • Archaeology in Italy
    • Hike from Atlantic to Mediterranean along the Pyrenees
    • Eat rabbits I’ve personally grown and killed
    • Go to one of the world’s dark places
    • River cruise on the Amazon
    • Vipassana Meditation retreat 
    • Sail across an ocean/sea – extended period of time on a large body of water
    • Go to one of the quiet rooms to see how long I can last
    • Visit all the US national parks

US National Parks

State National Park Year Visited
Alaska (8) Denali
Gates of the Arctic
Glacier Bay
Kenai Fjords
Kobuk Valley
Lake Clark
Wrangell – St. Elias
American Samoa American Samoa
Arizona (3) Grand Canyon
Petrified Forest
Arkansas Hot Springs
California (8) Channel Islands
Death Valley
Joshua Tree
Kings Canyon
Lassen Volcanic
Redwood 2013
Sequoia 2013
Colorado (4) Black Canyon of the Gunnison
Great Sand Dunes
Mesa Verde
Rocky Mountain 2012
Florida (3) Biscayne
Dry Tortugas
Everglades 2016
Hawaii (2) Haleakala
Hawaii Volcanoes
Idaho Yellowstone
Kentucky Mammoth Cave
Maine Acadia 2005
Michigan Isle Royale
Minnesota Voyageurs
Montana (2) Glacier
Nevada Great Basin
New Mexico Carlsbad Caverns
North Carolina Great Smoky Mountains 2004
North Dakota Theodore Roosevelt
Ohio Cuyahoga Valley
Oregon Crater Lake
South Carolina Congaree
South Dakota (2) Badlands
Wind Cave
Tennessee Great Smoky Mountains 2004
Texas (2) Big Bend
Guadalupe Mountains
U.S. Virgin Islands Virgin Islands
Utah (5) Arches
Bryce Canyon
Capitol Reef
Virginia Shenandoah
Washington (3) Mount Rainier
North Cascades
Olympic 2015
Wyoming (2) Grand Teton