• Oneonta Gorge, Multnomah County, OR, United States
    Jul 30, 2016

    Many years ago, I saw a book called "Hidden Oregon" that had a picture of Oneonta gorge on the cover.  I always thought it looked so cool that I wanted to visit it.   Did it!  Went with Brad Pirtle on 7/30/2016 down to Portland.  Drove...
  • Jul 22, 2015

    Goal: My dad lived in Iceland while stationed there in the military.  I want to go.  Here. Did it!  With Ravi Sharma and Wilber Lio and Vishal Patel in summer of 2015.
  • Nov 28, 2010

    Goal: Must see my favorite band ever. Completed!: Accomplished Monday, November 29th, 2010.  Drove to Chicago on a school night from Ames, Iowa.  Met my brother who came from Grand Rapids, Michigan.  We walked into the B...
  • May 31, 2008

    The Goal: To go caving in a serious cave. Outcome: Completed!  Went with my brother Chris on a wild caving tour at Mammoth Caves in Kentucky.  Spent 8 hours underground.  Need to go again, and take pictures this time. &nbs...
  • Jul 31, 2007

    Goal: Study abroad. Outcome: Success!  Studied abroad in Thailand from August 2007 to January of 2008.  Blogged about it here.
  • Jul 30, 2005

    Goal: Unicycle across Iowa on RAGBRAI at some point.   Outcome: Finished!  In the summer of 2005, I succeeded in unicycling across Iowa in 7 days on RAGBRAI.  It was one of the hardest physical things I've ever done.