About Me

When I was 24 I decided to make the big move from Oklahoma, where the wind comes sweeping down the plains, to New York City, where the city never sleeps, to attend grad school at NYU. These are my adventures in the Big Apple, plus my random daily musings.

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Bucket List:

  1. Witness to someone and have them accept Christ into their heart
  2. Skydive
  3. Visit France (done 7/12-15, 2013)
  4. Visit Italy (done 8/9-15, 2013: Venice and Florence), especially Rome
  5. Visit Ireland (done 6/14-16, 2013)
  6. Visit Greece
  7. Bungee jump
  8. Get married
  9. Start a family
  10. Live in NYC (done 8/15/12)
  11. Study abroad (done summer 2013)
  12. Love my job
  13. Visit all 50 states
  14. Visit the 4 corners – be in 4 places at once
  15. Pet a tiger
  16. Ride a gondola in Venice with the one I love
  17. Visit the Eiffel Tower (done 7/13/13)
  18. Shoot a gun (done 4/11/12)
  19. Become fluent in French
  20. Visit the Wreckage of the Titanic Aboard a Submarine
  21. Ride in a hot air balloon
  22. Go sledding in Alaska
  23. Road trip from coast to coast in USA
  24. Go to Africa
  25. See Niagara Falls
  26. See the Grand Canyon
  27. Witness a meteor shower (done 8/13/12, Perseids Meteor Shower)
  28. See The Acropolis
  29. See The Coliseum
  30. See Stonehenge (done 7/7/13)
  31. Go to Mycenae, Greece
  32. Visit St. Peter’s Basilica, Sistine Chapel
  33. Visit the Seven “New” Wonders of the World: Machu Picchu, Peru; the Coliseum, Rome; Petra, Jordan; Christ Redeemer, Brazil; The Great Wall of China; Chichen Itza, Mexico; The Taj Mahal, India
  34. Visit The Louvre (done 7/15/13)
  35. See the Great Pyramid of Giza
  36. Go to Egypt
  37. Visit the Lascaux Caves in southwestern France
  38. See the Hollywood sign (done 3/19/12)
  39. Visit Seattle, WA
  40. See the Golden Gate Bridge
  41. Tour the White House (done 9/8/12)
  42. Meet the President, shake his/her hand
  43. Drive/Own an Aston Martin
  44. Own a Chanel suit
  45. Fly First class
  46. Own a diamond from Tiffany & Co.
  47. Have my work exhibited in a gallery (done June 2012, Sit.Stay.Art at IAO Gallery in OKC)
  48. Write a book
  49. Go on a Brewery tour (done 6/16/13, Guinness Storehouse, Dublin, Ireland)
  50. Celebrate NYE in Times Square (done 12/31/12, 1/1/13)
  51. See the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center in NYC (done 11/29/12)
  52. Ice skate at the Rockefeller Center during Christmas time
  53. Get my palms read (done 7/6/12)
  54. See a psychic
  55. Get a tarot card reading
  56. Attend a Murder Mystery Dinner
  57. See lava in Hawaii
  58. Passionately kiss in the rain (done Summer 2013)
  59. Visit every continent (Done so far: North America, Europe)
  60. Visit a volcano (Done… kind of. Extinct Volcano: Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh, Scotland 6/24/13)
  61. Toss a dart at a map, and travel wherever it lands: USA Map; World Map
  62. Take a train ride to Canada
  63. Play a game of golf
  64. See male strippers
  65. Have a Manhattan in Manhattan (done 7/20/12)
  66. Skinny Dip (done 7/27/12)
  67. Own a pair of Christian Louboutin shoes
  68. Own something from Hermes
  69. Live in another country for at least one month (done 6/1/2013 – 8/22/13, London, UK)
  70. Learn Italian
  71. Have my picture posted in Times Square (done 5/1/13, sidewalk and big screen)
  72. Work in another country
  73. Live in another country for at least a year
  74. Visit Spain
  75. Visit Scotland (done 6/22-24, 2013)
  76. Visit Canada
  77. See the Northern Lights
  78. Australia Wine Experience: Sydney, Adelaide, and Melbourne. Visit The Barossa Valley in South Australia, the Hunter Valley in New South Wales, and the Yarra Valley in Victoria.
  79. Go mining for diamonds at the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas
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