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

Hawaii, U.S.A.

-Hike Stairway to Heaven (Oahu, 2014)- NOW CLOSED
-Hike the Backway- Stairway to Heaven
-Hike Olomana 3 Peaks (Oahu, 2013)
-Hike Olomana 2 Peaks (Oahu, 2013, 2017)
-Hike Olomana 1 Peak (Oahu, 2013, 2014, 2017)
-Hike Hawaii Loa Ridge (Oahu, 2013, 2015, 2016)
-Hike Kuliouou Ridge (Oahu, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
-Hike Mariner's Ridge (Oahu, 2012, 2013)- NOW CLOSED
-Hike Kamiloiki Ridge (Oahu, 2015)
-Hike Kamehame Ridge (Oahu, 2012, 2014, 2017)
-Hike Dead Man's Catwalk on Kamehame Ridge (Oahu, 2014, 2016, 2017)
-Hike Allison's Stairs (Oahu, 2016)
-Hike Koko Head Crater Stairs (Oahu, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
-Hike Koko Head Crater Rim (Oahu, 2014, 2015)
-Hike Koko Head Crater Arch (Oahu, 2014, 2016)
-Hike Diamondhead Crater (Oahu, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
-Hike Hanauma Bay Rim to Rock Bridge (Oahu, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
-Hike Makapu'u Lighthouse (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
-Hike Makapu'u Tidepools + Dragon's Nostrils (2013, 2014, 2015, 2018)
-Hike Alan Davis Beach + Pele's Chair (Oahu, 2015)
-Hike Kaena Point (Oahu, 2014, 2015)
-Hike Manoa Falls (Oahu, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
-Hike to Pali Puka (Oahu, 2014, 2015, 2016)
-Hike above Pali Puka (Oahu, 2015)
-Hike Old Pali Road (Oahu, 2014)
-Hike Pali Notches
-Hike Manauwili Falls
-Hike to Crouching Lion (Oahu, 2015)
-Hike Pu'u'Manana past Crouching Lion (Oahu, 2016)

-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
-Skydive Oahu
-Sunset on China Walls (Oahu, 2017)
-Paddleboard yoga class
-Beach yoga class (Oahu, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
-Sunflower fields in Waialua
-World's largest surf mural (Oahu, 2014, 2016)
-Kakaako's streetside murals (Oahu, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
-Empty Soup Bowl Event (Oahu, 2015, 2017)
-Pedal Bike Tour- Kakaako (Oahu, 2014)
-Floating Lantern Festival
-Jump off Waimea Bay Rock (Oahu, 2014)
-Zipline North Shore
-Indoor Rock Climbing

-Visit Haleakala Crater at sunrise (Maui, 2013)
-Visit Haleakala Crater at sunset (Maui, 2014)
-Backpack Haleakala Crater
-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)

-Backpack Kalalau Trail (Kauai, 2015, 2016)
-Waimea Canyon (Kauai, 2015)
-Circle Island Tour (Kauai, 2015)

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

-Live on an island for a year (Oahu, 2012-2018)
-Ride a moped for one year (Oahu, 2012-2015)
-Go parasailing (Oahu, 2013, 2014, 2016)
-Read 100 "classic" books
-Participate in a marathon (Honolulu, 2013)
-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 (Oahu, 2016)
-Learn to play the acoustic guitar
-Purchase a travel camera and take a photography
-Go on a whale-watching boat
-Go on a catamaran cruise (Oahu, 2013, Maui, 2013, Oahu, 2014)

New Zealand- December 2014
South Island
-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)
-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)

North Island


-Ride a double-decker bus (London, 2013, Scotland, 2013)
-Buy a week's pass on The Tube to see the sights (3 weeks, 2013)
-Changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace (2013
-The Statue of Eros atop the Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain in Piccadilly Circus (2013)
-Hyde Park (2013)
-Tower of London (2013)
-Big Ben (2013)
-Westminster (2013)

Outside London
-Stonehenge (2013)
-Windsor Castle (2013)
-Oxford (2013)
-Pint at "Eagle and Child" C.S. Lewis bar in Oxford (2013)
-White Cliffs of Dover (2013)
-Leed's Castle (2013)
-Canterbury + Cathedral (2013)

-Edinburgh (2013)
-Walk the Royal Mile- Edinburgh (2013)
-Celebrate Thanksgiving in a foreign country (Edinburgh, 2013)

-Visit all 50 states
-Road trip across the 50 states
-Road trip highway 101 from Oregon to Cali.
-Road trip east coach Maine to Florida

-Take part in Pat's Run in Tempe, AZ,
-Visit Mark Verstegen's EXOS Performance Center in Tempe, AZ
-Snow angel on four corners
-Walk on the glass skywalk of the Grand Canyon

-Snowboard one hill in Lake Tahoe, CA
-Climb Half Dome in Yosemite, CA
-Visit Sequoia National Park (2016)
-San Francisco (2016, 2018)
-Walk across the Golden Gate Bridge (2018)
-Muir Woods (2018)

-Climb Mt. Borah in ID
-Skinny Dipper's Hot Spring (2011)
-Do a hot springs camping tour near Boise, ID
-Whitewater raft the Salmon River (2013)
-Fossil hunt Old Whitebird Grade (1999, 2018)

-Portland (2011, 2013, 2015, 2017)
-Trail Blazers NBA Game (too many to count :)
-Portland Winterhawks Hockey Game (2017)
-Multnomah Falls (1995, 2000, 2011, 2015, 2017)

-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"
-Times Square
-Statue of Liberty
-Emily Dickinson's house in Amhurst, Mass.


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