Life List

Food & Drink

  1. Work in a kitchen with Bobby Flay.
  2. Eat at Mesa Grill. (New York AND Las Vegas.)
  3. Eat at Bolo (closed down.. dangit).
  4. Eat at Gato NYC.
  5. Eat at Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House.
  6. Drink a Wicked Hot Chocolate at Jacques Torres in New York
  7. Drink a Hurricane in New Orleans.
  8. Drink a Guinness in a pub in Ireland.
  9. Drink a Red Stripe walking outside in Jamaica.
  10. Drink the world’s greatest beer at The Abbay of Saint Sixtus.
  11. Drink the worm tequila.
  12. Drink the scorpion tequila.
  13. Drink a latte at the first Starbucks.
  14. Drink a beer while watching Roger Clyne live.
  15. Drink water in Walkerton, to show no fear.
  16. Spin the Wheel of Indecision in Boston.
  17. Drink a draught beer in the original Cheers.
  18. Taste The Source – but only a small amount.
  19. Sneak into the Lemon Lounge at Wonderland. Eat something.
  20. Eat fish and chips in London.
  21. Eat paella in Spain.
  22. Eat barbecue in Kansas City.
  23. Eat barbecue in Memphis.
  24. Eat barbecue in Texas. Anywhere in Texas.
  25. Eat pizza in Chicago.
  26. Eat cheesecake in New York.
  27. Eat wings in Buffalo.
  28. Eat chimichurri in Argentina.
  29. Eat a steak in France.
  30. Eat sushi in Japan.
  31. Eat pad thai in Thailand.
  32. Eat a salad in Greece.
  33. Eat at the Heart Attack Grill in Phoenix.
  34. Eat the Leg of Beast at Incanto in San Francisco.
  35. Eat the Large Format Feast at resto in New York City.

Travel

  1. Run with the bulls.
  2. Ride in a hot air balloon over New Zealand.
  3. Get inside the Casino Monte Carlo in Monaco.
  4. Luge 750 metres down a mountain. Don’t touch the brakes until post-halfway.
  5. Jet boat.
  6. Take a helicopter ride through the rainforest.
  7. See Roger Clyne in Rocky Point, Mexico.
  8. Camp overnight on the island at the centre of Welcome Lake.
  9. Fish for King Mackerel in Key West.
  10. Fish for Tarpon in Florida.
  11. Run across the Capilano Suspension Bridge in Vancouver. Videotape it.
  12. Greyhound to New York City.
  13. Throw beads at Mardi Gras. Don’t get caught by my wife.
  14. Stand on the border of California and Mexico.
  15. Stand on the border of Arizona and Mexico.
  16. Travel to Las Vegas without betting a dollar.
  17. See the Blue Man Group at the Luxor.
  18. Get to Cedar Point in Sandusky.
  19. Tour the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.
  20. Busk outside the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.
  21. Float through the Bermuda Triangle.
  22. Body surf in Bermuda.
  23. Climb Sulphur Mountain in Banff.
  24. Stand at the Southernmost Point of the Continental US.
  25. Get to the Great Barrier Reef.
  26. Attend the Albuquerque International Balloon Festival.
  27. Ride a donkey uphill in Santorini.
  28. Canoe in Algonquin.
  29. Canoe in Quetico.
  30. Canoe in Killarney.
  31. Fly over the date line.
  32. Spit over Niagara Falls.
  33. Sneak into crew quarters on a major cruise ship.
  34. Stand on a helicopter pad.
  35. Hold a monkey.
  36. Ride a camel.
  37. Attend a World Cup match.
  38. Attend a Stanley Cup finals game.
  39. Attend a WrestleMania.
  40. Attend an Olympic Skeleton race.
  41. Actually take a trip down a luge, skeleton, or bobsled track.
  42. Attend a service at the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove.
  43. Attend a service at Harvest Bible Chapel in Chicago.
  44. Get my picture taken outside Kirkland House at Harvard, where Facebook was invented.
  45. Take the Goonies Tour of Astoria. (Thanks, Laura!)

Entertainment

  1. Learn the lap steel guitar.
  2. Learn the solo from ‘Get The Funk Out’.
  3. Shake Nuno Bettencourt’s hand.
  4. Shake Gary Cherone’s hand.
  5. Shake Pat Badger’s hand, and get a picture taken with him and an Alpaca.
  6. See David Copperfield live. Crash a film set.
  7. Meet a Playboy Playmate.
  8. Get on a reality show.

Personal Goals & Achievements

  1. Get on TV.
  2. Get on the radio.
  3. Get thanked in the liner notes of a CD.
  4. Write, produce, and release an independent album.
  5. Write a screenplay.
  6. Sell a screenplay.
  7. Host a television show.
  8. Get a book published.
  9. Get back to 165 pounds.
  10. Stay there for five years.
  11. Run Midnight Madness.
  12. Run a sub-25:00 5k.
  13. Run a marathon.
  14. Run an adventure race.
  15. Wrestle in a professional wrestling ring.
  16. Get on the Jumbotron at the Rogers Centre.
  17. Get on the big screen at the Air Canada Centre.
  18. Run a professional kitchen by myself.
  19. Rebuild a Mazda GLC. Paint it like the General Lee.
  20. Create a spice mix sold in stores.
  21. Take a slap shot in an NHL arena.
  22. Pitch off the mound of a MLB stadium.
  23. Spit out of a MLB dugout.
  24. Do the “basic ball shift” in a MLB dugout.

Baseball: The Quest for 30

  1. Attend an Arizona Diamondbacks game at Chase Field.
  2. Attend an Atlanta Braves game at Turner Field.
  3. Attend a Baltimore Orioles game at Camden Yards.
  4. Attend a Boston Red Sox game at Fenway Park.
  5. Attend a Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley Field.
  6. Attend a Chicago White Sox game at US Cellular Field.
  7. Attend a Cincinnati Reds game at Great American Ball Park.
  8. Attend a Cleveland Indians game at Progressive Field.
  9. Attend a Colorado Rockies game at Coors Field.
  10. Attend a Detroit Tigers game at Comerica Park.
  11. Attend a Florida Marlins game at Dolphin Stadium.
  12. Attend a Houston Astros game at Minute Maid Park.
  13. Attend a Kansas City Royals game at Kauffman Stadium.
  14. Attend a Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim game at Angel Stadium.
  15. Attend a Los Angeles Dodgers game at Dodger Stadium.
  16. Attend a Milwaukee Brewers game at Miller Park.
  17. Attend a Minnesota Twins game at Humbert H Humphrey Metrodome.
  18. Attend a New York Mets game at Shea Stadium.
  19. Attend a New York Yankees game at Yankee Stadium.
  20. Attend an Oakland Athletics game at McAfee Coliseum.
  21. Attend a Philadelphia Phillies game at Citizens Bank Park.
  22. Attend a Pittsburgh Pirates game at PNC Park.
  23. Attend a St Louis Cardinals game at Busch Stadium.
  24. Attend a San Diego Padres game at PETCO Park.
  25. Attend a San Francisco Giants game at AT&T Park.
  26. Attend a Seattle Mariners game at Safeco Field.
  27. Attend a Tampa Bay Rays game at Tropicana Field.
  28. Attend a Texas Rangers game at Rangers Ballpark.
  29. Attend a Toronto Blues Jays game at Rogers Centre.
  30. Attend a Washington National game at Nationals Park.

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