I began a Bucket List when I was very young. Today I continue this vision with a Life Wish List which directs my focus forward and opens up many opportunities for new adventures!





I ventured to conquer my fear of heights by facing that fear head on!

Hang Gliding

Sky Diving

Pet a Penguin

Fainting Goats

Zip Line

I enjoy connecting with animals of all types: the wonderful, silly, and playful!





try a Vegemite sandwich  

Monticristo Sandwich

photography class

slide down a fireman’s pole

Bora Bora

arrive by seaplane


fly boarding

Stay at the Galactic Starcruiser

Savi’s Workshop - build a lightsaber

take a cooking classes

escape room

hang off a catamaran

meet Tony Robbins

hot air balloon

hang glide

swim with manatees

pet a penguin

Murder mystery weekend

play with a monkey

pet a hedgehog

scare a fainting goat

ride an elephant

swim with a sea turtle

publish a book

created a pot on a potters wheel

walk on fire


stay at an all inclusive resort

play the ukulele

play the steel drum

Tenth Ave North concert

Matthew West concert

Imagine Dragons concert

Jason Mraz concert

snowboarding - stay up for one run!

statue of liberty & ground zero

St. Lewis Gateway elevator

California redwoods

Niagara falls


dance in a flash mob

whale watching

see the Northern lights

be an imagineer

build a car


family logo

speak at a TEDX talk show

ropes course

deep sea fishing

bus derby

drove a race car

Cedar Point (Ohio)

Hershey World

Lego Land


bike in Canada


stay in a nice treehouse

be an extra in a movie

Segway tour

climbed a lighthouse (Cape Hatteras)

swimming pigs in the Bahamas

meet Opra

meet Brene’ Brown

Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Shanghai

Disneyland Hong Kong

Tron rollercoaster

Avatar, & Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge

built a raptor suit

ice hotel

mission trip to teach something

cruise the largest ship

do stand up comedy

be the keynote speaker

make a grandfather clock

make an instrument

scuba dive

kite surfing

catch halibut in Alaska


NY at Christmas time

drive a Porsche

own an electric car

heart rock trail

see Phantom of the Opera in London

zip line

boated across alligator infested swamp

learn to surf

learned chess

learned to use stilts

bike trek

cliff jump on snow skis


Landmark Education

opened a coconut

won a competition on a mechanical bull


Museum of the Bible (DC)

Ark Encounter (KY)

make a London guard smile

fly a plane

catch a fly with chopsticks

see the cherry blizzard at Emperor’s palace

see a traditional Japanese wedding

participate in a Japanese tea ceremony

climb Mt. Fuji

sumo wrestling

ride in a Rolls Royce

learn to toss pizza dough

create a cookbook

teach at a college

get a massage on a beach under cabanas

touch a shark, rhino, porcupine, skunk, raccoon, ostrich, snakes, spiders, scorpions

touch a baby joe in his mother’s pouch, giraffe, elephant, emu, dolphin, alligator

ride a camel

stand inside a swarm of bats

milk a cow

eat alligator, frog legs, escargot, cactus, eel, sushi, octopus, Nato

survive being struck by lightening

survive the eye of a hurricane

survive an encounter with a barracuda

put out 2 house fires

live in a tree house

sleep in an igloo

split a match with an axe

hit a bulls eye with an arrow

learn to weld

learn to sew

learn to cut hair

learn to ballroom dance

learn to crack an egg one handed

learn to juggle

learn magic


poi balls

learn a foreign language

radio guest

modeled on a boardwalk

overcame fear of public speaking

overcame my fear of heights

saved a dog’s life

saved a child from severe injury or death (x2)

create my own business (x5)

create websites

design T-shirts

offered 6 jobs in one day

Master’s degree

Eagle Scout

saw a ghost

saw a UFO


create a winning pinewood derby car

create a drive in theater

build my dream house

marry a redhead

go on a cruise

fly 1st class

ride in a limousine

play jimbay drums with professionals

all day silent meditation

be an incredible grandpa

lead an incredible legacy

walk on water

create a beautiful world