• catcher in the rye
  • harry potter series
  • things not seen
  • the giver
  • animal farm
  • the birth of god
  • the bell jar
  • kitchen confidential
  • the diving bell and the butterfly
  • the perks of being a wallflowers
  • hurry down sunshine
  • nine stories
  • ellen foster
  • a heartbreaking work of staggering genius
dec 5 2008 ∞
jan 23 2017 +
  • Peace Corps
  • Graduate School
  • Teaching English Abroad
  • Foreign Service
  • Fullbright ETA
  • Jobs
    • ECA or other State Dept. Bureau
    • EF Education
    • World Learning
    • People to People
    • USAID
jan 18 2013 ∞
jan 23 2017 +
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  • Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  • All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
  • The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  • The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  • Macbeth by William Shakespeare
  • 1984 by George Orwell
  • The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • The Crucible by Arthur Miller
  • Night by Elie Wiesel
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
jul 19 2013 ∞
feb 28 2014 +
  • re-read books from adolescence
  • see the northern lights
  • travel to all 7 continents
  • learn to play a full song on the guitar
  • cycle the ring road in iceland
  • NHL arena road trip with Steven
  • travel to all 50 states
jan 23 2017 ∞
jan 23 2017 +
  • The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien
  • Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
  • His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman
  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, JK Rowling
  • To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
  • Winnie the Pooh, AA Milne
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell
  • The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, CS Lewis
  • Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë
  • Catch-22, Joseph Heller
  • Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë
  • Birdsong, Sebastian Faulks
  • Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier
  • The Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger
  • The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame
  • Great Expectations, Charles Dickens
  • Little Women, Louisa May Alcott
nov 20 2011 ∞
feb 28 2014 +
  • Read all top 100 books by 25
  • learn to play:
    • the drums
    • the guitar
    • the violin
  • learn to speak multiple languages
  • random jobs to try:
    • bartender
    • at a ski lodge
    • at a bakery
    • at a magazine
    • at an architecture firm
    • in fashion
    • photographer
    • on a film set
    • in a library
  • go backpacking in another country
  • sew my own clothes
  • knit myself a hat
nov 20 2011 ∞
nov 20 2011 +
  • exercise at least 4 times a week
  • eat healthily
  • read at least 3 books a month
  • plan a trip out of the country in the next 6 months
  • go hiking at least twice a month
    • hike Machu Picchu
    • hike the AT
    • hike Mt. Kilimanjaro
  • really figure out what I want for the future and make a plan of how to achieve that (education reform, Foreign Service, etc.)
  • continue learning
    • start studying for FS Exam
    • learn languages
      • French
      • Korean
may 18 2013 ∞
aug 26 2014 +