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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)

donderdag 1 januari 2009

I'm back-dating this post to January 1st since I wasn't blogging at the time I made this list. I still did it, as an email draft, I just didn't post it for 2009. So here it is.

2008 Accomplishments:

1) Got hired for a great new job
2) Ran my first marathon
3) Moved to new, wonderful apartment
4) Ran my first marathon
5) Voted an awesome new president into office (okay, I didn't do that alone, but still)
6) Started a Laptop Account to save for for new computer
7) Ran my best time ever for the River Run (1:49)
8) Started writing a novel
9) Was a bridesmaid for my little sister's wedding
10) Got new car and paid off credit card debt

2009 Aspirations:

1) Finish writing my book
2) Run the River Run in 1:45 or less
3) Get $3000 in my savings account
4) Run another half marathon
5) Lose 10 pounds
6) Take a trip somewhere
7) See Celine Dion in concert
8) Buy a new laptop
9) Clean out all my excess clothes and junk
10) Get accepted to PA school

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