Bucket List

1 Travel/camp/hike/bike every US National Park with Chris Hynes (there are a total of 58…51 to go!)

  • Yosemite National Park
  • Arches National Park
  • Zion
  • Canyonland National Park
  • Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Olympic National Park
  • Joshua Tree National Park
  • Rocky Mountain National Park

2 Bungee jump in New Zealand

3 See the Rockefeller Christmas Tree lighting in NY

4 Picnic in Central Park in the middle of Fall

5 Become Spin teacher certified

6 Travel all over Ireland and learn more about that small percentage of my heritage

7 Live abroad for 2 years

8 Take a photography course

9 Yoga retreat in Bali

10 Vespa scooter in Italy

11 Safari in Jeep Wranglers in Africa

12 Drive up the California coastline!

13 Bed & Breakfast in Napa Valley with Chris and stomp grapes!

14 Hike a volcano in Hawaii

15 Have a 50th Wedding Anniversary

16 Own a hybrid Jeep Wrangler

17 Host Christmas with our LARGE family (+extended) in our Colorado log cabin.

18 Be an amazing Mother

19 Go White Water Rafting

20 Get married barefoot with lite blue toenails

21 See a Broadway Play

22 Backpack in the Swiss Alps

23 Skydive

24 Own a Vespa Scooter

25 Write a book

26 Ride an elephant

27 Get crunchy in Portland, OR

28 Run a Half Marathon  (completed LA Rock N Roll 2011)

29 Goal coach 1,000 people….at one time.

30 Surprise my parents with a weekend+ get-a-way to the Bahamas where they honeymoon’d!

31 Blow out 90 candles on a birthday cake (in one breathe)

32 Dance and cry at my sisters’ weddings

33 Meet Seth Godin

34 See my Grandpa in the Fisherman’s Hall of Fame

35 Rescue a Burmese Mtn Dog and name him “Moose”

36 Take a wine tasting course

37 Have a front porch swing

38 Take a 3 week vacation! Whoa!

39 Plant a gratitude forest from seed paper

40 Be on the board of directors for a non-profit I am passionate about.

41 Always own a beach cruiser with a basket on the front.

42 Be a paid contributing writer to a magazine.

43 Learn to snowboard (again)

44 Learn to say ‘no’ to the good and ‘yes’ to the best.

45 Study Buddhism with a Buddhist Monk.

46 Own my own business.

47 See a live taping of Saturday Night Live

48 Be on Saturday Night Live

49 Go one full year without EVER using/buying anything in a plastic bottle. #gogreen

50 Send out a Christmas card that has people bursting at the seams with laughter, love and holiday cheer.

51 Go to an outdoor music festival and camp!!    BOOM.

52 Go to the Indianapolis 500 and bring Dad in an RV!

53 Yoga immersion with Elena Brower

54 Snuggle in a hammock

55 Zipline across trees in a rainforest

56 Dance in the rain

57 Visit an organic farm and truly understand the Farmer’s Market and beauty of seasons

58 Do a photo shoot with Chris that aren’t engagement pics. Simply “I love you” photos.

59 Go skinny dipping

60 Be someone’s mentor

61 Have a mentor

62 Rock a bikini at age 50 (just like Mom)

63 Host a BBQ on a rooftop deck

64 Throw Chris Hynes a surprise birthday party

65 Have a library room in my house full of books, pillows and sunshine.

66 Learn to surf.

67 Be ‘that’ carpool, PTC, always have food in the house, advice giving, fun loving Mother unit.

68 Give $1,000.00 to a friend with a dream.  (check out www.awesomefoundation.org)

69 Fill up a passport BEFORE it expires!

70 Be a Godmother to my best friend’s child.

71 Plan and execute a girls trip (with Alex Christensen’s organizational support).

72 Listen to the Dalai Lama speak in person.

73 Tell my children “I love you” every time we end a phone conversation.

74 See a moose in the WILD.

75 Meet Will Ferrell

76 I complete a Masters Degree

77 Borrow a cup of sugar because I am connected and know my neighbors by first/last name.

78 Read to my children, “The Giving Tree”. Over and over again.

79 Be able to say with confidence and ease, “I have a diverse financial portfolio”.

80 Get my nose pierced!

81 Be a grandmother. The kind that spoils the grandkids and love coming to my house!

82 Cry at Chris Hynes” graduation from PT school and have some really cool celebration trip planned (probably to a National Park).

83 Standing ovation.

84 Deliver a TED talk.

85 Pay for my sister’s college education.

86 Go on a yoga retreat solo.

87  Meet Brene Brown  Done and done.  (check it:  here).

88 Attend the World Domination Summit.

89  Present at the World Domination Summit.

90 I have a bathtub with clawed feet.

91  Ink about possibility.  #tattoo

92  Get International on a Service Trip.  #volunteer

93  Write a Chilren’s Book with my children.  #read









10 responses to “Bucket List

  1. I am in love with the idea of you getting married barefoot with light blue toenails. Mine were bright red, to match my dress. ❤

  2. Number 65 on your list is my idea of heaven!

  3. sKY:: and I can definitely help you out with #23. I can be your instructor and sKY:: can do the video 😉

  4. Thank you for the inspiration. Finding your blog came at the perfect time.

  5. #58. you must leverage Maria Ponce!

  6. Sonia

    GREAT bucket list!!! I’ve been wanting to sit and write my list, but I have some things just in my HEAD… I need to write them down and start crossing things off like you. Thanks for sharing your list!!! You are awesome!

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