Bucket List

What you see below is my working bucket list that I update every year on my birthday. It’s a working list, so expect me to add things as I check things off. I’ve also enjoyed a great life so far and will be retroactively adding them to this list.

Career / Business

  • Make the Inc 500/5000 List
  • Professionally speak on every continent (minus Antarctica)

Community

  • Anonymously donate $15,000
  • Become a spokesperson for a non-profit
  • Start a non-profit
  • Fully get involved in a political campaign

Education / Skills

  • Learn to play piano
  • Learn to scuba
  • Teach a college class
  • Get a Masters
  • Get a PhD
  • Learn to functionally speak 3 languages
  • Memorize 300 digits of PI
  • Teach a Yoga class

Entertainment

  • Watch the Top 100 films of all time
  • Read the Top 50 fiction books of all time

Financial

  • Personal savings of $500,000
  • Personal savings of $1,000,000

Family / Friends

  • Buy drinks for the whole bar
  • Have a healthy baby
  • Watch my child get married
  • Host a family union for 3 years in a row
  • Host a large friends reunion on an island
  • Take a solo trip with each of my brothers
  • Digitize all our old family photos and vidoes
  • Create a video/audio recording of my parent’s life stories

Love / Marriage

  • Celebrate a 10th Anniversary
  • Celebrate a 25th Anniversary
  • Celebrate a 50th Anniversary

Personal / Other

  • Write a post a day for 60 days straight
  • Write and publish a book
  • Meet Richard Branson
  • Solo concert with me signing and playing piano
  • Perform in a musical
  • Brew my own beer for a party
  • Get a meaningful tattoo
  • Compete on a reality show
  • Send out ten ‘messages in a bottle’
  • Perform a stand-up routine
  • Live to over 100
  • Spend a day at a nudist beach / colony

Spiritual Life

  • Read the holy book of the top 5 world religions
  • Attend a one month silent meditation camp
  • Outline personal spiritual beliefs

Travel / Adventure / Physical Fitness

  • Break a world record
  • Skydive
  • Go into Space
  • Bungee Jump
  • Feed Great White Sharks
  • Scuba dive in four of the top ten location
  • Ride a camel
  • Ride an elephant
  • Ride in a hot air balloon
  • Swim with dolphins
  • Go hang gliding
  • Run a marathon
  • Canoe through the Amazon
  • Live with an indigenous tribe
  • Live on every continent for 3 months (Antarctica for 1 week)
  • Earn 1,000,000 mile status on United
  • Visit all 50 US States
  • Be a movie extra
  • Fly in a Jet Fighter
  • Land on an aircraft carrier
  • Bike trip over 1000 miles
  • Hike trip over 200 miles
  • Do some advanced spelunking
  • One high elevation mountain climb