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Karen's To Do List

Creative stuff

  1. Publish an academic book✓

  2. Publish another academic book

  3. Write a novel as an adult

  4. Publish the novel

  5. Have a photo show✓

  6. Have a photo show for creepy stuff

  7. Have a photo show for vintage photo stuff

  8. Have a photo show for still lifes

  9. Learn how to play and sing one song on the guitar really well

  10. Play and sing song from #9 in public

Athletic stuff

  1. Run a 5k✓

  2. Run a 10k✓

  3. Run a half-marathon✓

  4. Run a marathon

  5. Run an ultra

  6. Learn to scuba dive

  7. Finish a triathlon✓

  8. Finish an Olympic triathlon✓

  9. Finish a half Ironman


Visit all 58 National Parks in the US as an adult--34 left to go. 




Big Bend


Black Canyon of the Gunnison✓

Bryce Canyon✓


Capitol Reef✓
Carlsbad Caverns✓
Channel Islands
Crater Lake
Cuyahoga Valley
Death Valley✓

Dry Tortugas 
Gates of the Arctic 
Glacier Bay 
Grand Canyon✓ 
Grand Teton✓ 
Great Basin✓ 
Great Sand Dunes 

Great Smoky Mountains

Guadalupe Mountains✓


Hawaii Volcanoes

Hot Springs
Isle Royale 
Joshua Tree✓ 
Kenai Fjords✓ 
Kings Canyon✓
Kobuk Valley
Lake Clark
Lassen Volcanic
Mammoth Cave
Mesa Verde✓
Mount Rainier
National Park of American Samoa
North Cascades
Petrified Forest✓
Rocky Mountain✓
Theodore Roosevelt
Virgin Islands
Wind Cave
Wrangell – St. Elias

Visit these national landmarks, state parks, and other awesomeness in the US

Babcock (West Virginia)

Beaver's Bend (Oklahoma)

Blackwater Falls (West Virginia)

Boardman (Oregon)

Bruneau Dunes (Idaho)

Cathedral Caverns (Alabama)

Cathedral Falls (West Virginia)

Chicot (Louisiana)

Chincoteague and Assateague Islands (Virginia)

Chiricahua (Arizona)

Cloudland Canyon (Georgia)

Collins Creek (Arkansas)

Crawford Notch (New Hampshire)

Custer (South Dakota)

Daniel Boone (Kentucky)

Devil's Den (Arkansas)

Devil's Tower (Wyoming)

Dolly Sods (West Virginia)

Ecola (Oregon)

Elowah Falls (Oregon)

Fairy Falls (Oregon)

Fall Creek Falls (Tennessee)

Gooseberry Falls (Minnesota)

Hanging Rock (North Carolina)

Hocking Hills (Ohio)

John Day Fossil Beds (Oregon)

Kartchner Caverns (Arizona)

Makoshika (Montana)

Mount Magazine (Arkansas)

Nā Pali Coast (Hawaii)

Nerstrand Big Woods (Minnesota)

Onenta Gorge (Oregon)

Owyhee River Wilderness (Idaho)

Palisades (South Dakota)

Palisades Interstate (New Jersey)

Pictured Rocks (Michigan)

Roan Mountain (Tennessee)

Sawtooth National Forest (Idaho)

Seal Rock (Oregon)

Smith Rock (Oregon)

Starved Rock (Illinois)

Steptoe Butte (Oregon)

Tallulah Gorge (Georgia)

Tent Rocks (New Mexico)

Trap Pond (Delaware)

Watkins Glen (New York)

Visit these international National Parks and other lovely areas

Angkor Wat (Cambodia)

Arashiyama (Japan)

Banff (Canada)

Beachy Head (England)

Brecon Beacons (Wales)

Cappadocia (Turkey)

Chitwan (Nepal)

Cinque Terre (Italy)

Cliffs of Moher (Ireland)

Etosha (Namibia)

Fiordland (New Zealand)

Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)

Gran Paradiso (Italy)

Great Barrier Reef (Australia)

Gros Morne (Canada)

Haute Route (France & Switzerland)

Hitachi Seaside Park (Japan)

Iguazu (Argentina/Brazil)

Isle of Skye (Scotland)

Jasper (Canada)

Jostedalsbreen (Norway)

Kruger (South Africa)

Lake District National Park (England)

Landmannalaugar (Iceland)

Los Glaciares (Argentina)

Machu Picchu (Peru)

Marble Caves (Chile)

Meteora (Greece)

Moravian Fields (Czech Republic)

Namib-Naukluft (Namibia)

Overland Track (Australia)

Painted Cliffs (Australia)

Pamukkale (Turkey)

Petra (Jordan)

Pirin (Bulgaria)

Plitvice Lakes (Croatia)

Rainbow Mountains (China)

Sagarmatha (Nepal)

Sapa (Vietnam)

Sarek (Sweden)

Serengeti (Tanzania)

Snowdonia (Wales)

Socotra (Yemen)

Torres del Paine (Chile)

Tuscany (Italy)

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