"Buckets" & The Buried Life

"But often, in the world's most crowded streets,
But often, in the din of strife,
There rises an unspeakable desire
After the knowledge of our buried life..."

-Matthew Arnold, "The Buried Life", 1852

New Zealand- December 2014
-Campervan South Island New Zealand (NZ, 2014)
-Stay in a hostel
-Stay in a bed and breakfast
-Mt. Cook (NZ, 2014)
-Lake Tekapo (NZ, 2014)
-Lake Pukaki (NZ, 2014)
-Queenstown + Bungee Jump off the Kawarau Bridge (NZ, 2014)
-Glenorchy
-Routeburn
-Mr. Aspiring National Park
-Boat cruise down Milford Sound (NZ, 2014)
-Doubtful Sound
-Franz Josep Glacier- free hike to base (NZ, 2014)
-Punakaiki/Pancake Rocks (NZ, 2014)
-Nelson Lakes (NZ, 2014)
-Moeraki Boulders (NZ, 2014)
-Abel Tasman
-Marlbourough Sound (NZ, 2014)
-Kaikoura (NZ, 2014)
-Te Anu Caves + Glowworm boat tour (NZ, 2014)

Hawaii, U.S.A.

OAHU
-Learn to surf (started Oahu, 2014)
-Hike Stairway to Heaven (Oahu, 2014)
-Hike Olomana 3 Peaks (Oahu, 2013)
-Hike Hawaii Loa Ridge (Oahu, 2013)
-Hike Kuliouou Ridge (Oahu, 2013, 2014, 2015)
-Hike Mariner's Ridge (Oahu, 2012)
-Hike Kamiloiki Ridge (Oahu, 2015)
-Hike Kamehame Ridge (Oahu, 2012, 2014)
-Hike Dead Man's Catwalk on Kamehame Ridge (Oahu, 2014)
-Hike Koko Head Crater Stairs (Oahu, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
-Hike Koko Head Crater Rim (Oahu, 2014, 2015)
-Hike Koko Head Crater Arch (Oahu, 2014)
-Hike Diamondhead Crater (Oahu, 2012x3, 2013x5, 2014x13, 2015)
-Hike Hanauma Bay Rim to Rock Bridge (Oahu, 2014x2, 2015)
-Hike Makapu'u Lighthouse (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
-Hike Makapu'u Tidepools + Dragon's Nostrils (2013, 2014, 2015)
-Hike Alan Davis Beach + Pele's Chair
-Hike Kaena Point (Oahu, 2014, 2015)
-Hike Manoa Falls (Oahu, 2012, 2013)
-Hike to Pali Puka (Oahu, 2014x2, 2015)
-Hike above Pali Puka (Oahu, 2015)
-Hike Old Pali Road (Oahu, 2014)
-Hike Pali Notches
-Hike Manauwili Falls
-Hike to Crouching Lion (Oahu, 2015)
-Visit the Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor (2009, 2012, 2013, 2014)
-Visit Ford Island (Oahu, 2015)
-Visit the U.S.S. Missouri Memorial and see "The Kiss" statue (Oahu, 2015)
-Visit Punchbowl National Cemetery (Oahu, 2014)
-Shark Dive Tank, North Shore (Oahu, 2015)
-Skydive Oahu
-Sunset on China Walls
-Paddleboard yoga class
-Beach yoga class
-Sunflower fields in Waialua
-World's largest surf mural (Oahu, 2014)
-Kakaako's streetside murals (Oahu, 2014, 2015)
-Empty Soup Bowl Event (Oahu, 2015)
-Pedal Bike Tour- Kakaako (Oahu, 2014)
-Floating Lantern Festival
-Jump off Waimea Bay Rock (Oahu, 2014)
-Zipline North Shore
-Indoor Rock Climbing

MAUI
-Visit Haleakala Crater at sunrise (Maui, 2013)
-Visit Haleakala Crater at sunset (Maui, 2014)
-Drive the Road to Hana (Maui, 2013, 2014)
-Lahaina Town (Maui, 2013)
-Wailea (Maui, 2013, 2014)
-Iao Needle (Maui, 2014)
-Hike the Iao Needle
-Dragon's Teeth (Maui, 2014)

KAUAI
-Backpack Kalalau Trail (Kauai, 2015)
-Waimea Canyon (Kauai, 2015)
-Circle Island Tour (Kauai, 2015)

BIG ISLAND
-Volcano National Park
-Waikaloa Village (Hawaii, 2015)
-Hilo (Hawaii, 2015)
-Kailua-Kona (Hawaii, 2015)

Anywhere
-Live on an island for a year (Oahu, 2012-2015)
-Ride a moped for one year (Oahu, 2012-2015)
-Go parasailing (Oahu, 2013, 2014)
-Read 100 "classic" books
-Participate in a marathon (Honolulu, 2013- under 10 hours walking)
-Live in a foreign country for a year
-Start a small used bookstore
-Publish a research article
-Write a grant for Native American health promotion
-Extreme coupon for one charity event
-Attend Diner en Blanc (Honolulu, 2014)
-Publish a small poetry book
-Make a family tree
-Ride in a hot air balloon
-Ride in a helicopter (Tahoe, CA, 2009, Twin Falls, ID, 2012)
-Attend a TED conference
-Learn to play the acoustic guitar
-Purchase a travel camera and take a photography
-Meet Nicholas Sparks
-Skydive
-Go on a whale-watching boat
-Go on a catamaran cruise (Oahu, 2013, Maui, 2013, Oahu, 2014x2)

Asia
-Walk for a day on the Great Wall of China stairs
-Participate in sunrise Tai Chi in China
-Go to Japan- meet a Zen master
-Go to India- visit an ashram

Europe
-Backpacking with a rail pass is the way to do it
-Stay in a European hostel

England
London
-Ride a double-decker bus (London, 2013, Scotland, 2013)
-Buy a week's pass on The Tube to see the sights (bought three weeks, 2013)
--Changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace
--The Statue of Eros atop the Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain in Piccadilly Circus
--Hyde Park
--Tower of London
--Big Ben
--Westminster

Other
-Thanksgiving at Stonehenge (2013)
-Windsor Castle (2013)
-Oxford (2013)
-White Cliffs of Dover (2013)
-Leed's Castle (2013)
-Canturbury + Cathedral (2013)

Scotland
-See the sights (2013)
-Walk the Royal Mile (2013)
-Celebrate Thanksgiving

France
-Paris!
--Rodin Museum's "Thinker", "The Kiss", and "The Gates of Hell" statues

Italy
-Meet my 6th grade penpal, Silvia
-Visit with my good friend, Jade McCoy

Netherlands
-Amsterdam, Anne Frank House

Poland
-Oswiecim, Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau

U.S.A.
-Visit all 50 states
-Road trip across the 50 states
-Highway 101 from Oregon to Cali.

Arizona
-Take part in Pat's Run in Tempe, AZ, http://pattillmanfoundation.org/pats-run/
-Visit Mark Verstegen's EXOS Performance Center in Tempe, AZ
-Lay on four corners
-Walk on the glass skywalk of the Grand Canyon

California
-Snowboard one hill in Lake Taho, CA
-Climb Half Dome in Yosemite, CA
-Visit the redwood forest (2012)

Idaho
-Climb Mt. Borah in ID
-Skinny dip in a hot spring (skinny-dippers, 2011)
-Do a hot springs camping tour near Boise, ID
-Whitewater raft the Salmon River (2013)

Kentucky
-Cast of the Thinker Statue, in front of Grawemeyer Hall on the University of Louisville Belknap Campus in Louisville, Kentucky

East Coast
-Road trip from Maine to Florida and see the "spots"
-West Point, NY
-Times Square
-Statue of Liberty
-Emily Dickinson's house in Amhurst, Mass.



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