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 – Hermann, MO
          • November – Tokyo  Japan
          • December – Chicago, IL
      • 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. ✓✓✓