My Bucket List

Submitted by reb on Mon, 03/21/2016 - 16:13

* This article is: Bulleted list of things I wish to do before I die. Realistic. 
* This article is not: Lengthy descriptions. Long winded. Too Easy to Achieve. 
* Related articles: Royce's Goals: Wants vs Needs. 


I've Completed So Far

* Seattle: Underground Tour. 1998? Space Needle. Science Center. Zoo. 
* Graduated High School. 2002.
* Graduated Boy Scouts of America as an Eagle Scout with an Arrow of Light. (Middle school?)
* Moved out of my parents house, to Fresno California. 2005?
* Bought a nice looking car. 1999 Mazda Miata with 30k miles at the time in 2005.
* Saved money and placed it in a bank CD.
* California Disneyland. 2006?
* Christmas Play at the Crystal Cathedral in California. 2006?
* Yosemite Falls Hike. 2008? With Scott Simons and Sarah Dawson. 
* Built my own gaming computer from scratch. Dec 2009.
* Week in Kauai Hawaii. Dec 2010, with Pete Kanas and Kirk Johnson. 
* Tournament of Roses Parade, in Pasadena California. Jan 2011.
* Renovated a large house in Oakhurst California. 2010-2011.


What is a Bucket List?

* The Bucket List is a 2007 comedy-drama film, starring  Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. Two dying men on a road trip, have a list of things do to before they "kick the bucket", which means dying. One has a lot of money so they go on expansive journeys together. But, a bucket list doesn't have to cost anything. It's a personal ultimate goal list. Some more terms for dying are; 
'went to the spell checker in the sky', 
'bit the dust', 
'mailed in his warranty card', 
'moved to upper management', 
'moved to the fossil farm', 
'singing with the angels', etc.


God's Kingdom

* Evangelize God's kingdom until my last breath. 
* Be known as "that guy who loves Jesus".
* Help translate Bibles using A.I. computer software. 
* Create Bible Study Internet Software, Connecting Your Devices. 
* Contribute to Christian Ubuntu Linux. 
* Get a great Bible study and stick with it. 


Places to Travel

* Barcelona
* Florida Keys
* Tokyo Bay
* Walt Disney World Resort, near Orlando, Florida, USA
* Tokyo Disneyland, located at the Tokyo Disney Resort located in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, near Tokyo.
* Disneyland Paris, located in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France.


Places to Hike

* Yosemite HalfDome Hike.
* At Age 40: Part, if not all, of the Great Wall of China. 3,889 miles long.
* At Age 50: Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. 2,650 miles long. Runs through the USA states of California, Oregon, Washington. 
* At Age 60: Continental Divide Trail. 3,100 miles long. Runs through the USA states of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. 
* At Age 70: Appalachian National Scenic Trail. 2,179 miles long. Runs through the USA states of Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. An extension runs into Canada, ending at the Atlantic Ocean. 



Things To Invent

* A.I. Voice-Chat Bot Home Automation. Security, Organization, Automation.
* Bible on a cardboard-thin touch screen tablet, in nearly every language and dialect. Solar recharging. Bendable, waterproof, industrial, free to own.


Businesses To Open

* Granite Store.
* Real Estate Market, Flipping Forclosed Homes.
* Trading Gold and Silver.
* Investing: US and International Stock Market.



* Help my relatives investigate our family tree.
* Own a house.
* Own a house with a majestic view. 
* Own a credit card and have a great credit score. 
* Write an Instructional Book on Being Creative.
* Sculp a realistic crumpled piece of paper. 7 feet by 7 feet by 7 feet. Representing life. Make it into a fountain.
* Learn to play a violin really well, including the sheet music. 
* Learn to play soccer really well.
* Run or Dye race.


Items to Investigate

* Vehicle Modes of Vacationing: Ocean Cruise, Hot Air Balloons, Blimp, Train, Camper, RV Bus. 



Internet Resources

* Movie Review: The Bucket List, on Wikipedia.
* Movie Review: The Bucket List, on Internet Movie Database.