#MakingDreamsHappen 

“Things don’t just happen; you make them happen.” William Cooper Procter (Proctor & Gamble’s second President) 

My Bucket list:

Travel

Take a ‘World History Tour’ with Kids

Have a friend on all continents
  • North America -✔
  • South America -✔
  • Europe -✔
  • Asia -✔
  • Africa – not yet.
  • Australia ✔
  • Antarctica – Someday.

Europe

  • Spend extended time in Spain. ✔
    • Running of the Bulls ✔
  • Backpack across Europe ✔
    • South of France ✔
    • Leaning Tower of Pisa ✔
    • Venice ✔
    • Sound of Music Tour ✔
    • Sleeping Beauty’s Castle (Neuschwanstein) ✔
    • Berlin Wall ✔
    • Paris ✔
    • Stone Henge ✔
  • Punting on the Thames River ✔
  • Snow Board the Swiss Alps
  • Travel Europe in Style
    • Shopping in Paris
    • Take a gondola in Venice
    • Drive the Autobahn
  • Go to the Greek Islands

Africa

 

  • Safari in South Africa
  • Climb Mt Kilimanjaro

India

  • Taj Mahal (See 7 Wonders List)

Asia

  • Dance on the Great Wall of China ✔
  • Plant a tree in China
  • Tour the Holy Lands
  • Live 2+ months in Japan
  • 2020 Olympics in Japan
  • Take the Trans-Siberian Rail Road

Islands

  • Bora Bora
  • Jamaica
  • New Zealand
    • Take the LOTR Tour
    •  Pet a kangaroo
    • Scuba the Great Barrier Reef
    • See the Sydney Oprah House, Australia

Visit all 7 [man made] wonders of the world

  • Great Wall of China  ✔
  •  Petra -Jordan
  •  Christ the Redeemer (statue) -Brazil ✔
  •  Machu Picchu -Peru (visit Laura’s house)
  •  Chichen Itza -Mexico
  •  Roman Colosseum -Italy ✔
  •  Taj Mahal – India (India with Mahi Rajan)
  • **.Great Pyramid (Honorary Candidate) – Egypt

North America

  • Live in Nashville ✔
  • Dollywood
  • Visit Niagara Falls
  • Go canoeing in Alaska to see the Northern Lights With Morgan
  • Full LDS Church History Tour
    • Liberty Jail, MO ✔
    • Palmyra, New York
    • Nauvoo, IL
  • Marine biologist for a day at Sea World
  • Go to Schlitterbahn Water-slide Park in Texas
  • Go to the Alamo ✔
  • Para sail the Atlantic
    • Pacific Ocean ✔
  • Buy something nice from Tiffanies in NY
  • Stay a night in the Grand Plaza Hotel
  • Walk the Brooklyn bridge with a really cute boy
  • Take a tour of Disney Animation Studios. ✔
  • Winchester Mystery House ✔
  • Become a member of Club 33
  • Cross Country Road Trip  ✔
  • Shopping in NYC
  • Moque Cave, UT ✔

South America

  • Mount Fitzroy, Argentina
  • Snow Board the Andes Mts
  • Take a boat across the Panama Canal
  • Backpack Around South America
  • Spend Extended Time in Argentina/Chile
  • Easter Island, Chile
  • Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
  • Santuario de las Lajas, Colombia
  • The River of Five Colours, Colombia
  • See the Milkyway over Lake Titicaca, Peru
  • Canopy Walk, The Amazon, Peru
  • Go to Brazil ✔
    • Go to the 2016 Olympics in Rio ✔
      • Escadaria Selarón ✔
      • Pedra da Gávea
      • Tijuca Forest ✔
        • Parque Lage ✔
      • Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro ✔
      • Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro ✔
      • Corcovado Mountain, Rio ✔
      • Sugarloaf Mountain, Rio ✔
      • Ipanema ✔
    • Fortaleza ✔
      • Beach Park
    • The Capital -Brasília ✔
    • Iguassu Falls, bordering Argentina and Brazil ✔
    • Botanical Garden of Curitiba
    • Meeting of Waters River
    • Rides of Beto Carrero World ✔
    • Fernando de Noronha
    • Watch the sunrise in the ocean – Jericoacoara – Ceará
    • Morro de São Paulo – Bahia. Cars are forbidden and the top beaches are there.
    • Amazon River

To Do:

  • Serve a Mission ✔
  • Speak 6 different languages (Have an hour conversation with someone, read the BOM, and a 100+ page  book)
    1. Portuguese ✔
    2. Spanish
    3. Chinese
    4. French
    5. Italian
    6. German
    7. **Biblical Hebrew- Just need to read it.
  • Swim With Dolphins
  • Swim with Sharks
  • Pet a lion
  • Wear my Mom’s wedding dress for my wedding.
  • Have the Feng Family (my friends from China) at my wedding
  • Keep a journal for one solid year
  • Write a book and have it published
  • Be able to do a back handspring
  • Be able to do a full front split
  • Hike Camelback Mt. in Under an Hour
  • Swim in a hot springs
  • Have a garden
  • Paint a picture
  • Yodel for Bob Barker on the Price is Right ✔ -2005
  • Run a Half Marathon ✔✔
  • Run a Full Marathon
  • Triathlon
  • Iron Man in Floripa, Brazil
  • Learn to Surf
  • Watch a full Solar eclipse in the Totality Zone
    1. April 8, 2024 (The path of totality begins in Mexico, passing through Texas as it moves northeast to Maine.)
  • Watch a lunar eclipse
    1. Oct. 8, 2014: Total Lunar Eclipse: Visible from the Americans, Asia, Australia and in the Pacific Ocean.
    2. Sep 28, 2015 Did it! ✔
    3. Jan 21, 2019
  • Deep Sea Fishing -catch a REALLY big one- and mount it on my wall.
  • Get a Degree
  • Teach about Government
  • Help wanting families adopt

To Have / To Meet

To Have

  • Own my own island
  • Have my own estate home
  • Tesla Model S
  • Have a Castle with 100 secret passage ways.
  • Have a 1000 acre Ranch/Mountain/Forest home
  • Have 5 to 8 horses
  • Stables and training Ring
  • Own so much land that I wouldn’t truly be able to explore it all
  • Summer home in Canyon
  • Hummer H1 to get to summer home in canyon
  • A house in Arizona
  • A house in Nashville
  • A house in Brazil

To Meet    

  • One of the Beatles
  • Arnold Swartzenager
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Alice Cooper ✔
  • Don Bluth and Gary Goldman  (Audio Interview✔  Hand shake✔)
  • Conan O’Brian (Audio Interview  Hand shake)
  • Rich Moore (Audio Interview & Hand shake)
  • Robert & Kristen Anderson Lopez (Audio Interview & Hand shake)
  • John Lasseter (Audio Interview & Hand Shake)
  • Stephen Schwartz (Audio Interview & Hand Shake)
  • Glen Keane (Audio Interview ✔ & Hand Shake) 

Singing and Career

  • Be the voice of a character in a Disney movie
  • Perform at Disneyland/world
  • Hear myself [sing] on the Radio
  • Win a Grammy
  • Win an Oscar
  • Have 5 #1 Singles in another language
  • Have 5 #1 Singles in English
  • Have 2 #1 Albums English and/or Foreign Language
  • Sing on the Tonight Show, SNL, Ellen, Or all of the above. 🙂
  • Make a Movie
  • Write a Movie Soundtrack
  • Record 5 albums
  • Go to a Garth Brooks Concert
    • This is Garth (Las Vegas) ✔
    • Stadium Tour ✔
  • Sing with Garth Brooks in Concert
  • Sing at Carnage Hall
  • Sing at the Grand ol’ Opry
  • Tour with Brad Paisley
  • Tour with Keith Urban
  • Perform with Pat Benatar on CMT Crossroads
  • Meet and Perform with Reba
  • Meet and Sing with Dolly Parton
  • Write a Song with Taylor Swift
  • Perform with Victor & Leo
  • Perform with Paula Fernades