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  • Official Wedding ceremony on Oregon Coast; June 2017
  • Reporting + Writing for BBC (Forget); Feb. 2017
  • Leaving Los Angeles; Dec. 2016
  • Getting married to Richard; Nov. 2016
  • Reporting + Writing for BBC (Channel Islands); Apr. 2016
  • Producing "Chelsea Does"; 2015
  • Hiking Mt. Whitney; June 2014.
  • Creating, Launching, Maintaining: ReCirculation Desk; May 2013.
  • Planning, coordinating, executing Mom's 60th surprise birthday party; July 2012.
  • Beginning and continuing Book Club; Oct. 2011 - present.
  • Being published (again) at Adovcate.com; July 2011
  • Finding my "first" apartment/house (Maltman); May 2011.
  • Traveling by myself to Paris and Barcelon...
dec 3 2012 ∞
jul 16 2017 +
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  • 37 - Hiking in Mt. Rainier NP to Crystal Lake, meditating on PCT + then Glacier NP wknd w. Ame, Adam, Jen, Scott, Brett + RL
  • 36 - Olympics Viewing Party at Maltman + then Rocky Mountains/Colorado wknd w. Richard, Ame, Adam, Cynthia, Taya, Alexis, Jessie, Mary, Lora, Lucy, Jen.
  • 35 - Ojai House + Weekend w. Richard, Ame, Anne, Taya, Alexis, Mary, David, Weenie, Sadie, Jen and my Mom.
  • 34 - Echo Park Lake for Picnic and Paddle Boats w. family + friends; House of Intuition w. Mary, Taya and Richard; Mohawk Bend for early dinner.
  • 33 - Glen Ivy with Richard, Lisa and Greg, Trampolines with friends, Hugos lunch with Mom and friends.
  • 32 - Solo spa day at Detox (facial and massage), snack at Broome General Store, mellow dinner at Maltman with Amanda, Molly...
may 15 2014 ∞
aug 29 2017 +
  • Eat at Chez Panisse (February, '13 w. Richard!)
  • Leave it all behind + try something new ('17-'18)
  • Live in a city (away from So. Cal) for a year ('16-17)
  • Work/live in a foreign country for one year.
  • Work in a newsroom type environment.
  • National park tour.
  • 40 countries in 40 years (or 50/50).
  • Visit all 7 continents.
  • Attend all 4 Tennis Grand Slams (Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, US Open).
  • The Way of Saint James
  • Pacific Crest Trail.
  • John Muir Trail.
  • Hike Mt. Fuji - have tea before summit
  • Kayak the Baja, CA coastline.
  • See sunrise or camp at Haleakala Crater, ...
jan 30 2013 ∞
jun 20 2018 +

FEBRUARY

  • BIKE PACK: San Diego to LBC
  • Pup Visit!
  • GRAND CANYON: Hermit's Rest Trail
  • Whole30 Dinner w. Taya + RL
  • Rose Bowl Flea Market w. Lisa + RL
  • Valentine's Day card making + Phase 10 w. Lisa + RL
  • Thrupple Dinner + Opening Ceremony @ Jessies
  • Movie Date Nite w. Ame + RL
  • Adam + Ame stop by
  • 1st guest: Jessie + Char (House of Spirits Candle + Sade)

JANUARY

  • ROADTRIP: WA to LA
    • Portland: Powells, Ace Hotel
    • Yachats: Overleaf + Drift Inn
    • Benbow Historic Inn + Nat' Redwood Forest...
jan 16 2018 ∞
mar 5 2018 +
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Never Ending Reading List

Gay Authors

Pick Up-Put Down :

  • Susan Sontag: The Complete Rolling Stone Interview
  • Decoded, Jay Z
  • The Velvet Rage, Paul Downs
  • A Return to Love, Marianne Williamson
  • Turn, Anne Truitt
  • Siddhartha, Herman Hesse
  • The Bean Trees, Barbara Kingsolver
  • Geek Love, Katherine Dunn (audio)
  • The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz
  • Diary of Anais Nin: Volume 2, Anais Nin
  • Writing Down the Bones, Natalie Goldberg

2018:

  • Circe, Madeline Miller
  • Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi
  • Trust the Process, Shaun McNiff
  • The Artist Way, Julia Cameron
nov 26 2012 ∞
jun 8 2018 +

Films to See

2018

  • Hereditary
  • Evil Genius (netflix doc)
  • 2001 Space Odyssey
  • The Rachel Divide (netflix doc)
  • Grace Jones: Floodlight and Bami (documentary)
  • A Quiet Place
  • Call me by your name
  • Wild, Wild Country (netflix doc-series)
  • A Fantastic Woman
  • Shape of Water
  • Mudbound
  • Strong Island (doc)
  • Icarus (netflix doc)
  • Black Panther
  • Fifty Shades Freed (omg, why?)
  • Phantom Thread
  • Black Mirror (season 4)
  • 3 Billboards...
nov 27 2012 ∞
jun 8 2018 +
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CA:

PNW + Canada:

dec 30 2013 ∞
apr 24 2018 +
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Annual Goals:

  • Solo backpack trip
    • Tombstone Territorial Park
  • 5-7 backcountry trips (modified from 10)
  • Backpack internationally
    • Tombstone (camped but didn't backcountry)
  • Backcountry hike for 5+ days
  • Get a backpacking trip/hike published.
    • Sierra, Everglades
    • Sierra, Tombstone Territorial Park

Lifetime Goals:

  • PCT
  • Wonderland Trail
  • Chinook Trail (Skagway, AK)
  • Hermit Trail (Grand Canyon) + camp at Hermit Camp (Monument Creek)
may 4 2014 ∞
may 30 2018 +