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  • Writing + producing Rogue Wave audio story; Nov. 2017
  • Official Wedding ceremony on Oregon Coast; June 2017
  • Reporting for BBC (Dawson City); May 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; ...
dec 3 2012 ∞
apr 2 2019 +
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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 ∞
mar 13 2020 +

Films to See

2020:

  • Athlete A (doc)
  • Disclosure (doc)
  • Knives Out
  • Clemency
  • Ma
  • Insecure (szn 4)
  • Marsha P. Johnson (netflix doc)
  • Let it Fall (netflix doc)
  • Dear White People (szn one)
  • Circus of Books (doc)
  • I Am Divine (doc)
  • Hollywood (netflix; szn one)
  • Mrs. America (hulu)
  • A Secret Love (netflix doc)
  • Salt Fat Acid Heat (netflix series)
  • Normal People (hulu series)
  • Becoming (netflix doc)
  • Unorthodox (netflix series)
  • Homecoming (Richard 1st time)
nov 27 2012 ∞
jul 5 2020 +
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Never Ending Reading List

Gay Authors

2020:

  • The Ethical Slut; Dossie Easton + Janet Hardy
  • The Nix; Nathan Hill
  • Union Station; Zadie Smith
  • I know you know who I am; Peter Kispert
  • Madame Forcade; Lynne Olson
  • Good Morning Destroyer of Men’s Souls; Nina Aron
  • This is what I know about art; Kimberly Drew
  • Slave Play; Jeremy Harris
  • Erosion; Terry Tempest Williams
  • Blue Nights; Joan Didion
  • Love Warrior; Glennon Doyle
  • On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous; Ocean Vuong
  • What Happened; Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Girl, Woman, Other; Bernardine Evaristo (...
nov 26 2012 ∞
jun 14 2020 +
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PNW + Canada:

  • Walla Walla, WA
  • Lummi Island
  • San Juan Islands
    • Lopez Island
  • Copper Creek Inn, Ashford (Mt Rainier NP)
    • Kinda beat but good WiFi
  • Alexander’s Lodge (Mt. Rainier)(haunted? lol)
  • Firestone Inn and Lodge (near Winthrop)

CA:

  • Big Sur
  • Catalina Island
  • Channel Islands National Park
  • Death Valley National Park
  • Devil's Postpile National Monument
  • Jamala Beach
dec 30 2013 ∞
jul 5 2020 +
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Ongoing goals:

  • Solo day hikes or overnight
  • International hikes
  • Backcountry hike 5+ days
  • Get published.
  • Life List Hikes:
    • PCT / John Muir Trail
    • Wonder Lake, Denali NP
    • Relfection Lake Trail, Mt. Rainier
    • Wonderland Trail
    • Chinook Trail: Skagway, AK
    • Stay in a lookout
    • Camp at Staircase area in Olympic National Park; hike Wagonwheel Lake trail or Flapjack Lakes trail.
    • Shi Shi Beach
  • National Parks List

2020:

may 4 2014 ∞
jul 10 2020 +