I’ve decided to radically narrow my focus in the hopes of getting the most important things done. It struck me that bucket lists are really designs for alternative lives–if I had it to do over, I’d do this. But I don’t have a re-do so I’m recommitting myself to the important things.
See the Northern Lights in Norway
Visit Moscow (1992)
Live in a foreign country for more than a month (Tokyo, Japan; Stockholm, Sweden)
Teach English in Japan
Visit the Grand Canyon with the kids
Visit Kyoto again.
Visit Kauai again with my wife
All of the Other Things I Would Like to Do
Own my own business (MediaFatigue Web Consulting)
Achieve zero debt
Publish my first book (Quiznot, September 2014)
Finish Quiznot 2
Finish rewriting Ink Monkey
Learn to play decent jazz piano
Buy a decent telescope and learn some basic astrophotography techniques