Dream Big List

aka Bucket List

Years ago I wrote a dream list of things I wanted to accomplish in my life, journeys I wanted to take, places I wanted to visit, things I wanted to learn and people I wanted to meet. I didn’t start living my dream list until July 26, 2008. Click here for the story.

Do you have a dream list? If not, let’s connect! I’d love coach you through the process and help you start living your dreams!

Dream Accomplished
See Aerosmith in Concert
Go to a Super Bowl game
Go to a World Series game
See Duke Basketball team win a National Championship
Visit Duke University’s, Cameron Stadium
Start my own business
Take kayaking lessons
Visit Ground Zero
Visit Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, PA
Go rafting in South Bend
Complete the XYZ running series
Become a sworn police officer
Meet Duke University’s Basketball Coach K
Climb Mt. Laconte
Driving trip out West with my dad
Travel to all 50 states (4 to go!)
Run a marathon with my mom
Become a certified scuba diver
Go to an Oprah Show
Pay off house by 40
Attend a live UFC Fight with my hubby
Publish a book The Giving Challenge!
Publish a book a year starting in 2017 Hopeful!
Meet Leigh Anne Tuohy of the Blindside
Own a kayak
Cook something new every week for a year
See the Red Sox play at Fenway Park
Take my father on a trip to Washington DC during police week
Be an extra in a movie
Be a part of a world record
Girls Trip-Portland (Dream Givers Inn) and run the Steve Prefontaine 10k
Attend an Olympics
Learn how to Surf
Volunteer 100 hours in one year
Plant a Garden
Swim with Dolphins
See Daughtry in concert
Attend a NCAA Basketball National Championship game
Audition for a TLC TV Show
Meet Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
Take a hot air balloon ride
Walk 60 miles for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day with my mom
Start Master Program
Attend Albuquerque International Balloon Fest
Create a workout room in my home
Learn how to knit
Knit a scarf
Take a Rock Climbing Class
See Garth Brooks in concert
See Pink in concert
Weekend Trip to Navy Pier
Go dogsledding
Give 10% of income to charity
Take Dance Lessons
Learn American History-Read Summer of 1787 or John Adams
Travel to Normandy
Convert Dad’s Negatives to video/pictures
Give a gift every day for a year
Interview Adam Shoenfeld
Take an Alaskan Cruise
Visit Niagara Falls
Swim with sharks
Float down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon
Be near an active volcano
Zip-line in another country
Take my Pappy to a Cubs vs. Reds game at Wrigley Field
See a Michigan Game at the Big House
Become a Michigan Football Season Ticket holders
Learn to can - Salsa, BBQ sauce, jalapenos, and applesauce
Travel to Ireland with my husband
Learn to decorate cupcakes
Graduate Financial Peace University
Snorkel in Mexico caves
Become a Certified Life Coach
Run a 1/2 trail marathon with my mom
Participate in Toastmasters for a year
Spend a month living in a villa in Tuscany
Speak on a national stage
Visit Australia and New Zealand
Become an adjunct professor
Help my husband accomplish 10 things on his bucket list
Write a children’s book with niece
Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro
Go on a safari at Serengeti National Park
Take my nephew to a country concert
Quit my day job and read, write and travel
Attend the Tulip Festival in Holland Michigan
Stay at a 5-Star Resort
Hear Billy Graham Speak
Research Stenger Ancestry
Meet Marcus Lutrell-Lone Survivor
See Taylor Swift Concert
Meet Taya Kyle-American Wife
Volunteer for the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation
Hear a sitting President speak -Yes, George W. Bush
Sit in the Survivor Live audience with my Dad
Make a documentary
Go Paragliding
Go to the Telluride Film Festival
Go to the Sundance Film Festival
See the Silver Dollar City: Light Display