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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

2018

  • 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)
  • Suspiria
  • Handmaid's Tale (season 2)
  • A Star is Born
  • Jane Fonda: In Five Acts
  • Insecure (seasons 2 - 3)
  • Handmaids Tale (season 1)
  • Nanette (netflix comedy)
  • Won't You Be My Neighbor? (doc)
  • Three Identical Strangers (doc)
  • Hereditary
nov 27 2012 ∞
dec 12 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:

  • Trust the Process, Shaun McNiff
  • The Artist Way, Julia Cameron
  • A Distance Home, Paula Saunders (BC)
  • Dispatches, Michael Herr
nov 26 2012 ∞
nov 10 2018 +
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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 +