Archive for the bucket list Tag

Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Evokes Childhood Memories

“Music is the sound track of your life.” Dick Clark In the summer of 2001, I stopped in Cleveland long enough to visit the Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame. The museum… Read more

Life Lessons Learned from the Life of “The Mick.”

In his 18 seasons in the big leagues, Mickey Mantle scored 1,677 runs, but he went home for good twenty years ago today. Out of all the brushes with greatness… Read more

Cruising Along Route 66… in reverse

If you play Bobby Troup’s famous Route 66 song backwards, you’d get the highlights of my trip, though it doesn’t rhyme as well. I drove Route 66 in reverse: Los… Read more

Thumbin’ Thru Oz

I met Matthias, a solo German traveler, in a youth hostel in Melbourne, Australia. He had the bunk underneath me, didn‘t speak much English, but we bonded over our mutual… Read more

Setting your bucketlist goals for 2014

“Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.” Rev. Robert H. Schuller I am a firm believer in setting goals, maybe… Read more

Three Weeks On The Boot

Buongiorno mi amigos! We flew from LA to London on Virgin’s new “Flying Slave Ship” for a three week tour of Italy, which started in in Nice, France where our… Read more

Gambling and Gifting for God

“We’re on a mission from God.” Elwood Blues I’m not a gambler. The last few times I’ve been to Las Vegas was for concerts and I didn’t even put a… Read more

Achieve Your American Dream

“The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.” Thomas Edison People sometimes ask me how I… Read more

Ye Olde Bucketlist Merriment!

Dressed in peasant shirts, vests, and flat floppy hats, we left the 21st century behind and escaped into a pretend Elizabethan English village for a day of ye olde English… Read more

Monkeys, Mangos & Power Love Ballads

We flew into San Jose, Costa Rica’s capitol city, and had a few Imperial beers in the hotel’s open-air restaurant next to the pool. “Who Wants To Be A Costa… Read more