Posted by: vikingsinspace | August 31, 2009

The Goal List

(This list is the original list I started with.  The updated goal list is on the page under the tab ‘the list’)

Here is everything I hope to achieve in my lifetime.  Goals I have accomplished are marked in red, those that I have written about are hyperlinked.

 

I. __ Travel

1. __ Travel to all 7 Continents

2. __ North America and Central America

2.01. __ United States

2.01.01. __ New York City

2.01.02. __ Mount Rushmore

2.01.03. __ Washington D.C.

 2.01.04. __ Las Vegas

2.01.05. __ Colorado

2.01.05.01. __ Climb Pikes Peak

2.01.05.02. __ Climb Manitou Incline

2.01.05.03. __ Climb to the top of Red Mountain

2.01.05.04. __ Climb the sand dunes

2.01.05.05. __ Mesa Verde

2.01.05.06. __ See inside NORAD

2.01.06. __ Hike in the Grand Canyon

2.01.07. __ Find that Beautiful beach in Washington

2.01.08. __ Devil’s Tower

2.01.09. __ San Diego Zoo

2.01.10. __ Hawaii

2.02. __ Canadian Viking Settlements

2.03. __ Travel the Caribbean

2.04. __ Tobacco farms on Dominican Republic

2.05. __ Belize

2.06. __ Honduras

2.07. __ Panama / Travel through the Canal

2.08. __ Costa Rica

2.09. __ Nicaragua

3. __ South America

3.01. __ Peru / Visit Inca Ruins in the Andes

3.02. __ Brazil

3.03. __ Easter Island

3.04. __ Galapagos Islands

3.05. __ Ecuador

4. __ Europe

4.01.__ Great Britain

4.01.1.__ England

4.01.1.01. __ Live in England

4.01.1.02. __ Stonehenge

4.01.1.03. __ Nottingham and Sherwood Forest

4.01.1.04. __ Tintagel Castle

4.01.1.05. __ Bede’s tomb / Jarrow

4.01.1.06. __ Sutton Hoo

4.01.1.07. __ Lake District

4.01.1.08. __ Dover Castle

4.01.1.09. __ Bury St. Edmund’s

4.01.1.10. __ Runnymede

4.01.1.11. __ Site of the Battle of Maldon

4.01.1.12. __ Site of the Battle of Hastings

4.01.1.13. __ Lincoln

4.01.1.14. __ Glastonbury

4.01.1.15. __ Hereford

4.01.1.16. __ Winchester

4.01.1.17. __ Gardens in Devon and Cornwall

4.01.1.18. __ Hexham & the Anglo-Saxon Crypt

4.01.1.19. __ Stamford Bridge

4.01.1.20. __ London

4.01.1.20.01. __ Climb Monument

4.01.1.20.02. __ Have picture taken with RI Statue outside Parliament

4.01.1.20.03. __ Climb Tower Bridge

4.01.1.20.04. __ Ride the London Eye

4.01.1.21. __ Find site of St. William of Norwich’s Chapel

4.01.2. __ Wales

4.01.2.01. __ The castles of Wales

4.01.3. __ Scotland

4.01.3.01. __ Loch Ness

4.01.3.02. __ Edinburgh

4.01.3.03. __ Whiskey Distillery

4.01.3.04. __ Orkney Islands

4.01.3.05. __ Isle of Iona

4.01.3.06. __ Skara Brae

4.01.4. __ Northern Ireland

4.01.4.01. __ Giant’s Causeway

4.02. __ France

4.02.01. __ Bayeux and the Tapestry

4.02.02. __ Rouen

4.02.03. __ Site of the Battle of Agincourt

4.02.04. __ Mont St. Michel

4.02.05. __ Paris

4.02.05.1. __ St. Denis

4.02.06. __ Site of the Battle of Crecy

4.02.07. __ Site of the Battle of Poitiers

4.02.08. __ The tombs of Henry II and R. I

4.02.09. __ Carcassonne

4.03. __ Germany

4.03.01. __ Frankfurt

4.03.02. __ The house mom grew up in

4.03.03. __ Berg Eltz

4.03.04. __ Neuschwanstein

4.04. __ Greece

4.04.01. __ Athens

4.04.02. __ Parthenon / Acropolis

4.04.03. __ Rhodes

4.05. __ Switzerland

4.05.01. __ Visit Sabatini’s Grave

4.06. __ Ireland

4.06.01. __ Celtic Sites

4.07. __ Wooden churches of Norway

4.08. __ Prague

4.09. __ Italy

4.09.01. __ Pisa

4.09.02. __ Rome

4.09.03. __ Venice

4.09.04. __ Pompeii

4.09.05. __ Climb Mount Vesuvius

4.09.06. __ Herculaneum

4.09.07. __ Palermo

4.09.09. __ Florence

4.09.10. __ The Vatican

4.10. __ Moscow / St. Petersburg

4.11. __ Iceland

4.12. __ Denmark

4.13. __ Brugge

4.14. __ Charles Leland Taylor’s grave

4.15. __ Istanbul / Constantinople

4.16. __ Malta

4.17. __ Spain

4.17.01. __ That Tapas bar in Madrid

4.17.02. __ Barcelona

4.18. __ Cruise the Mediterranean

5. __ Africa & Middle East

5.01. __ Egypt

5.01.01. __ Great Pyramids

5.01.02. __ Cairo

5.01.03. __ Sail the Nile

5.02.04. __ Luxor

5.02. __ Morocco

5.02.01. __ Tangiers

5.02.02. __ Casablanca

5.03. __ Madagascar

5.04. __ Kenya

5.04.01. __ Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

5.05. __ Tanzania

5.05.01. __ Serengeti National Park

5.06. __ See An Elephant and Giraffe in the Wild

5.07. __ Israel

5.08. __ The Cradle of Civilization (Between Tigris and Euphrates rivers, Iraq)

5.09. __ Petra, Jordan

6. __ Asia

6.01. __ Japan

6.02. __ China

6.02.01. __ Walk the Great Wall of China

6.02.02. __ The Forbidden City

6.02.03. __ The Terracotta Army

6.03. __ India

6.03.01. __ See Taj Mahal

7. __ Australia

7.01. __ See a Kangaroo in the Wild

7.02. __ New Zealand

7.03. __ Tasmania

8. __ Antarctica

8.01. __ See a Penguin in the Wild

9. __ Fly First Class

 

II. __ Adventure / Sport

01. __ Sail in a wooden clipper ship

02. __ Go Hang gliding

03. __ Ride in a hot air balloon

04. __ Learn to play golf

05. __ Take up fencing

06. __ Learn archery

07. __ Go to space

08. __ Go to the Superbowl

09. __ Ride the Orient Express

10. __ Hike the length of Hadrian’s Wall

11. __ Walk the length of the United States. 

 

III. __ Academic / Professional

01. __ Publish a book

02. __ Be an expert on a history program

03. __ Have a photograph published

04. __ Get an MA

05. __ Get a PhD

06. __ Own a comic book shop

07. __ Earn a million dollars

08. __ Touch a student’s life

09. __ Attend the Battle Conference

10. __ Give a paper at the Battle Conference

 

IV. __ Lifestyle / Personal improvement

01. __ Smoke a Cuban Cigar

02. __ Plant a beautiful garden

03. __ Own my own house with land

04. __ Marry a beautiful woman

05. __ Start a weekly poker game with my best friends

06. __ Learn Latin

07. __ Learn French

08. __ Learn Italian

09. __ Learn German

10. __ Experience bliss

11. __ Dance in the rain

12. __ Be truly free

13. __ Learn to cook

14. __ Paint my own version of La Belle Dame sans Merci

15. __ Learn to swim

16. __ Build my own cabin in the woods and live in seclusion for 2 weeks

17. __ Go home for Christmas

18. __ Own a slick Sports car

 

V. __ Music

01. __ Record an album

02. __ See Black Sabbath live

03. __ See Motorhead live

04. __ See Iron Maiden live

05. __ See Dio live

06. __ Form a band and go on tour

07. __ See Saxon live

 

VI. __ Reading

01. __ The works of Rafael Sabatini

01.01. __ The Lovers of Yvonne / The Suitors of Yvonne

01.02. __ The Tavern Knight

01.03. __ Bardelys the Magnificent

01.04. __ The Trampling of the Lilies

01.05. __ Love-at-Arms

01.06. __ The Shame of Motley

01.07. __ St. Martin’s Summer

01.08. __ Mistress Wilding / Anthony Wilding

01.09. __ The Lion’s Skin

01.10. __ The Justice of the Duke

01.11. __ The Life of Cesare Borgia

01.12. __ The Strolling Saint

01.13. __ Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition

01.14. __ The Gates of Doom

01.15. __ The Sea Hawk

01.16. __ The Banner of the Bull

01.17. __ The Snare

01.18. __ Historical Nights’ Entertainment, I

01.19. __ Historical Nights’ Entertainment, II

01.20. __ Scaramouche

01.21. __ Captain Blood: His Odyssey

01.22. __ Fortune’s Fool

01.23. __ The Carolinian

01.24. __ The Tyrant

01.25. __ Bellarion the Fortunate

01.26. __ The Nuptials of Corbal

01.27. __ The Hounds of God

01.28. __ The Romantic Prince

01.29. __ The Reaping

01.30. __ The King’s Minion / The Minion

01.31. __ Scaramouche the Kingmaker

01.32. __ Captain Blood Returns

01.33. __ The Black Swan

01.34. __ The Stalking Horse

01.35. __ Venetian Masque

01.36. __ Heroic Lives

01.37. __ Chivalry

01.38. __ The Fortunes of Captain Blood

01.39. __ The Lost King

01.40. __ Historical Nights’ Entertainment, III

01.41. __ The Sword of Islam

01.42. __ The Marquis of Carabas / Master-at-Arms

01.43. __ Columbus

01.44. __ King in Prussia / The Birth of Mischief

01.45. __ Turbulent Tales

01.46. __ The Gamester

01.47. __ A Fair Head of Angling Stories

01.48. __ The Fortunes of Casanova & Other Stories

01.49. __ The Outlaws of Falkensteig

01.50. __ The Camisade & Other Stories of the French Revolution

02. __ The Three Musketeers in French

03. __ Dante’s Divine Comedy

04. __ Boethius’ Consolation of Philosophy

05. __ La Morte d’Arthur

06. __ Atlas Shrugged

07. __ The History of William Marshal

08. __ The Man in the Iron Mask

09. __ The Aeneid

10. __ The Decameron

11. __ Don Quixote

12. __ Gargantua and Pantagruel

13. __ Re-Read Gilgamesh

14. __ Gulliver’s Travels

15. __ Metamorphoses

16. __ Icelandic Sagas

17. __ Thousand and One Arabian Nights

 

VII. __ Misc. Goals

01. __ Get the Gesta Eadwardi turned into a film or comic book

02. __ See a traveling circus

03. __ Learn yo-yo tricks

04. __ Meet Stan Lee

05. __ Win big at the casino (Over $1000)

06. __ Get a meaningful tattoo

07. __ Own a copy of every issue of Amazing Spider-Man

07.01. __ Issues #1-29

07.02. __ Issues #30-130 (Gwen Stacy years)

07.03. __ Issues #131-200

07.04. __ Issues #201-300

07.05. __ Issues #301-400

07.06. __ Issues #401-441

07.07. __ Issues #1-58 (Vol. 2)

07.08. __ Issues #500-600

07.09. __ Issues #601-700

08. __ Go to San Diego Comic-Con

09. __ Watch every episode of Star Trek TNG in order

10. __ Complete the Timeline

11. __ Learn to juggle

12. __ Find the courage to go on an upside-down roller-coaster 

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