My Personal Goals

The Big Picture

My overall goal is to live a happy and productive life. To that end, I have several big picture goals. I want to travel more, get in better shape, and enjoy a career that I love. This page is a constant reminder for me to challenge myself and live up to the goals that I’ve set.

Professional Goals –

Learn how to code.
Build a business or find a career that allows complete location independence.
Start my own business.
Build this blog into something meaningful.

Fitness Goals –

Get back to pre-college weight.
Compete in any distance Triathalon
UltraMarathon > 26.2
Run a Marathon (Completed 10/2009)
Run a 50k
Run a 100k race
Run a 100 mile race
Run in Comrades
Run in Western States

Travel Goals

-Europe (completed 7/1998)
South America (completed 12/1999)


Argentina, South Africa, Ghana, Morocco, Tanzania, Namibia, New Zealand, India, Scotland, Croatia, Thailand, China, Japan, Italy, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, The Netherlands, Ireland, Spain, Poland, France, Chile, Slovakia, Canada

Outdoors Goals

Climb Mt. Rainier, Climb Mt. Denali, Climb Mt. Shasta, Hike the Appalachian Trail, Hike the Pacific Crest Trail, Hike the Continental Divide Trail, Hike Hadrian’s Wall Visit the following National Parks and hike Glacier – Yellowstone – Yosemite – Acadia – Zion – Grand Teton – Arches – Denali – Great Smoky Mountains