:: eye of the storm ::

About Me

A 27-year-old PA student who wants to visit all seven continents, write a book, work at a pediatric clinic in Africa, and basically meet as many of the world's challenges as possible.

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Life List

(already accomplished)

Become a PA

Visit all 7 continents

Take a SwimTrek trip

Bike through Western Europe

Raft the Grand Canyon

Improve my Spanish proficiency

Go on safari in Africa

Trace my roots at Ellis Island

Vacation in Hawaii

Work on a hospital ship in a Third World country

Celebrate New Year's in Times Square

Visit all 50 states (29 to go: AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, NV, NM, ND, OK, OR, RI, SD, TX, UT, VT, WA, WV, WI, WY)

See the ruins at Pompeii

Swim in Capri's Blue Grotto

Tour Mt. Vesuvius

Throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain

Tour the Colosseum

Visit the D-Day beaches

See the Mona Lisa

Visit the palace at Versailles

See the Acropolis and Parthenon

See the Egyptian pyramids

Hike the Inca Trail

Walk El Camino Santiago

Take an Alaskan cruise

View the Taj Mahal at sunrise

Hike Table Mountain in South Africa

Climb through the Amazon canopy

Walk at least part of the Great Wall of China

Get laser hair removal

Learn to surf, ski, and snowboard

Learn to drive a stick-shift

Learn to play the piano

Go on a tropical cruise

Ride horseback on the beach

Ride in a hot air balloon

Get tickets to the Olympics

Go to adult Space Camp

Witness a shuttle launch from up close

Build a full-sized snowman

Sew a quilt out of my old race T-shirts

Update and continue my Life Scrapbook

Become the oldest person to ever do the River Run

Live to be a happy, healthy 100 years old - at least!

(unlikely dreams)

dinsdag 6 september 2005

Well, school is already in full swing - I have a presentation on a Margaret Atwood excerpt in, oh, 45 minutes... and then a Spanish article ('La vida del ama de casa') to read during lunch... and then Spanish class... and then a mad dash to the Humanities department head to get her to sign my thesis project form... and then another mad dash to my tutor's office to catch him before he leaves and get him to (finally) make the official Research course change to my schedule... and then a third mad dash to the train station to catch the train to Waddinxveen (yes, the TRAIN, imagine that!).

Just another day in paradise.

My reward will be a patatje speciaal for dinner when I get back to Utrecht Centraal after swimming tonight. (That's French fries with mayo, curry sauce, chopped onions, and who knows what else. Very, very yummy.)

And the cold is better - although not gone - which cheers me up immensely.


Anonymous Marie said...

hey jess,
i hope your having a fun time over seas...i hope school is great and everything is going good!

6/9/05 09:51  

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