My List

This is my long-term goals list. I’ve seen a ton of bloggers publish theirs and I love reading them. I feel like this will let you understand me better.

My List


  • Visit all 7 continents (2/7)
  • Travel to more countries than my grandfather (47 and counting)
  • Go on a solo trip
  • Study Or Work Abroad
  • Go on a trip with close friends
  • Visit all 50 states (22/50)
  • Backpack Europe
  • Go to Bangladesh
  • Go see my dad and uncles’ high school in Thailand (The International School of Bankok)
  • Tour the Set of Harry Potter in England
  • Celebrate Carnival in Rio de Janeiro
  • Snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef
  • Do the 4-day Inca Trail hike to Machu Picchu
  • Celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans
  • Go To All The Disney Parks In America (4/5)
  • Go to a Disney Park that isn’t in America
  • Cross the Great Wall of China


  • Do yoga for 30 straight days
  • Do 15 push-ups with good form
  • Be able to walk on my hands, confidently
  • Have A 6-Pack At One Point In My Life
  • Learn 3 new types of dances (Maybe salsa or belly dancing)
  • Be able to bench press 45 pounds (That’s just the bar. Fitness isn’t my top priority)


  • Start a blog 
  • Learn how to play piano
  • Learn to Juggle
  • Become fluent in Spanish [In Progress]
  • Learn Sign Language (I’ve been signing since 2012, but it’s still a work in progress)
  • Learn to knit
  • Get into photography [In progress]
  • Become a certified diver


  • Get married
  • Have children
  • Own a house
  • Celebrate my 50th Wedding Anniversary (With a good marriage)
  • Be able to afford to travel with my family
  • Make a cookbook of all my mom’s recipes
  • Send my parents on a trip and take care of my brother while they are away
  • Name a star
  • Travel to a new place every year
  • Be financially and logistically prepared to take care of Mysoon if something were to happen to my parents (God forbid!!!)
  • Have the means and the energy to travel the world with my husband and children and friends


  • Skydive
  • Experience Zero Gravity
  • Ride a mechanical bull
  • Take a road trip with my friends
  • Drive a motorbike in another country (You need a license in the US, and who has time for that?)
  • See A Solar Eclipse
  • Fly a plane or helicopter
  • Walk in a Fashion Show
  • Be in the Indiana Jones Stunt Show at Hollywood Studios (Complete July 2016)
  • Parasail
  • Go see a comedy show
  • Hang Glide
  • Be an extra in a movie
  • Swim in a pool of glow sticks
  • Volunteer for the Olympics (Those people that help set up)
  • Ziplining


  • Start my own business working with special needs kids
  • Become a certified ASL interpreter
  • Teach special education in another country
  • Get a PhD
  • Become a board certified speech, physical, or occupational therapist. (I haven’t really decided. I just want to learn a lot and help a lot of people, so I’m up for the challenge)
  • Monetize this blog
  • Write an E-Book or actual book
  • Be a speaker at a college or high school