Goals

* ✓✓✓ – indicates that this goal has been accomplished.
See my past goals here!

2018 New Year’s Resolutions:

  • Travel somewhere quarterly-ish at the minimum.
    • Location must be outside of the St. Louis County and City limits.
    • I am allowed to travel places I have already been.
    • Preliminary Plans:
      • January: Chicago ✓✓✓
      • April: New Orleans, LA ✓✓✓
      • July: (Our Version of) The Great American Road Trip ✓✓✓
      • September: Mexico City, Mexico Toronto, Canada ✓✓✓
      • December: New York City, NY
  • Travel to 3 new places, and at least 1 new country. Preliminary ideas (but nothing set in stone yet):
    • Moab, Utah ✓✓✓
    • The Grand Canyon, Arizona ✓✓✓
    • Mexico City, Mexico
    • Toronto, Canada ✓✓✓
  • Begin a podcast.
  • Complete a frugal month. ✓✓✓
  • Complete a waste-free month.
  • Learn beginner Spanish.
  • Finalize initial reno of my house. ✓✓✓
    • Then have a house-warming party! ✓✓✓
  • Save $10,000. ✓✓✓
    • This has to be in my savings account and does not include my retirement account.
      • $5,000 designated for emergency house repairs. ✓✓✓
      • $5,000 designated for general emergencies. ✓✓✓
  • Get more healthy and fit. ✓✓✓
  • Spend more time with my friends and family. ✓✓✓

Read more in depth about this year’s goals here!

Life Bucket List Goals: 

  • Thru-hike the PCT.
    • But first, acquire dream camping gear.
  • Build out my SUV.
  • Travel to Machu Picchu, Peru.
  • Travel to Antarctica.
  • Travel to New Delhi, India.
  • Travel to NYC and see the ball drop on New Years.
  • Travel to New Orleans, Louisiana during Mardi Gras. ✓✓✓
  • To journey on my self-described “Great American Road Trip”. ✓✓✓
  • Buy a house. ✓✓✓
    • Eventually, use it as a 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.
  • Publish a book.
  • Have my photography featured in an art gallery. ✓✓✓