My Goals

*  ✓✓✓ – indicates that this goal has been accomplished.

2017 New Year’s Resolutions:

  • Travel somewhere every month.
    • Location must be outside of the St. Louis County and City limits.
    • I am allowed to travel places I have already been.
    • It can be a day trip.
    • Places traveled so far and planned:
      • January – Chicago, IL ✓✓✓
      • February – New Orleans, LA ✓✓✓
      • March – St. Genevieve, MO ✓✓✓
      • April – Chicago, IL ✓✓✓
      • May – Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Taos, NM ✓✓✓
      • June – Kansas City, MO ✓✓✓
      • July – Milwaukee, WI ✓✓✓
      • August – The Lake of the Ozarks, MO
      • September – Denver, CO
      • October – TBD
      • November – Tokyo  Japan
      • December – TBD
  • Travel to 3 new cities, and 1 new country. My planned trips this year to new places:
    • New Orleans, LA ✓✓✓
    • Taos, NM ✓✓✓
    • Tokyo and surrounding cities, Japan
  • Learn how to paint like Bob Ross. ✓✓✓
  • Learn Beginner Spanish.
  • Save $15,000.
    • This has to be in my savings account and does not include my retirement accounts.
  • Get more fit.

Life Bucket List Goals: 

  • Thru-hike the PCT.
  • Travel to Machu Picchu, Peru and the Bolivian Salt Flats.
  • Travel to Antarctica.
  • Travel to New Delhi, India.
  • Travel to New Orleans, Louisiana during Mardi Gras. ✓✓✓
  • To journey on my self-described “Great American Road Trip”.
  • Publish a book.
  • Buy a house and eventually use it as rental property.
  • Move to a new city.
  • Open a no-kill animal shelter.
  • Learn how to break dance.
  • See a tornado.
  • Go blonde. ✓✓✓
  • Perform a stand up act.
  • Have my photography featured in an art gallery. ✓✓✓