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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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  • 40 - TBD
  • 39 - TBD
  • 38 - Breakfast w. Mom + Andre; dinner w. Amanda, Andi, Jen, Adam, Ame, Jessie, Lucy, Taya, Jeff, Jojo, Richard, Roxanne @ Palms; 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 w. Richard, Ame, Adam, Cynthia, Taya, Alexis, Jessie, Mary, Lora, Lucy, Jen, then Rocky Mountains/Colorado w. Ame, Adam, and RL.
  • 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 B...
may 15 2014 ∞
may 4 2021 +
  • 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 ∞
sep 15 2020 +
  • Pele, soccer legend
  • Barbara Walters
  • Vivienne Westwood
  • Pope Benedict XVI
  • Frida (Gille + David's dog)
  • Lizette's Grandfather
  • Lesley Miller's Mom (high school)
  • Paul Escarcega's Brother Ben (high school)
  • Amber Mitchell's Dad
  • Katey Denno's Dad
dec 31 2022 ∞
dec 31 2022 +

Films to See

2023:

  • Break Point (tennis doc series)
  • Blonde
  • The Banshees of Inisherin

2022:

  • The Menu
  • Edward Scissorhands
  • Carol
  • It Happened on 5th Ave
  • Harry and Meghan (doc series)
  • The Crown (szn 5)
  • White Lotus (szn 2)
  • Pepsi: Where's my jet?
  • Killer Sally (netflix doc)
  • Steel Magnolias
  • Inside the Mind of a Cat (doc)
  • DAHMER (series)
  • Trainwreck: Woodstock '99 (netflix)
  • The Girlfriend Who Didn't Exist (netflix)...
nov 27 2012 ∞
jan 28 2023 +
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Never Ending Reading List

Gay Authors

2022

  • Weight of the Earth; David Wojnarowicz (audio journals)
  • Artist Way; Julia Cameron
  • Fierce Attachments, Vivian Gornick
  • The White Album; Joan Didion
  • Everyday Watercolor; Jenna Rainey
  • All Boys Aren't Blue; George Matthew Johnson
  • 1916 Project; Nikole Hannah-Jones

2021:

  • Mutual Aid; Dean Spade
  • Wintering; Katherine May
  • Yellow Bird; Sierra Crane Murdoch
  • Unbound; Tarana Burke
  • Hola Papi; John Paul Brammer
  • Refuge; Terry Tempest Williams
  • The Overstory; Richard Powers
nov 26 2012 ∞
sep 6 2022 +
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PNW + Canada:

  • Walla Walla, WA
  • Lummi Island
  • San Juan Islands
    • Lopez Island
    • Kayak around the islands
  • 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
dec 30 2013 ∞
may 4 2021 +
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Ongoing list:

2022:

may 4 2014 ∞
jun 30 2022 +