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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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  • 38 - Breakfast w. Mom + Andre; dinner w. Amanda, Andi, Jen, Adam, Ame, Jessie, Lucy, Taya, Jeff, Jojo, Richard, Roxanne; hiking wknd w. RL in North Cascades.
  • 37 - Hiking in Mt. Rainier NP to Crystal Lake, meditating on PCT; 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 w. friends, then Hugos lunch with Mom and friends.
may 15 2014 ∞
aug 10 2018 +
  • 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 +

Films to See

2019:

  • Ted Bundy Tapes (netflix series)
  • Abducted in plain sight (netflix doc)
  • Versace: American Crime Story
  • Fyre (netflix doc)
  • Roma
  • Birdbox (Netflix dramz)
  • Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

2018

  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • The FAVOURITE
  • Ben is Back
  • Free Solo (doc)
  • The Vietnam War (doc-series)
  • Strike a Pose (doc)
  • Truth or Dare (doc)
  • Boy Erased
  • American Animals
  • The Shining (classic @ Arclight)
nov 27 2012 ∞
feb 10 2019 +
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Never Ending Reading List

Gay Authors

2019:

  • The Ethical Slut, Dossie Easton + Janet Hardy
  • The Nix, Nathan Hill
  • Less, Andrew Sean Greer

2018:

  • The Distance Home, Paula Saunders (BC)
  • Dispatches, Michael Herr
  • The Art of Memoir, Mary Karr
  • Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi (audio)
  • My Brilliant Friend, Elena Ferrante
  • The Line Becomes a River, Francisco Cantu (BC; audio)
  • Circe, Madeline Miller (BC)
  • Call Me By Your Name, Andre Aciman
  • A Little Life, Hanya Yanagihara

2017:

nov 26 2012 ∞
jan 31 2019 +
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CA:

PNW + Canada:

dec 30 2013 ∞
oct 16 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 ∞
oct 12 2018 +