Bucket List

My Bucket List 

1. See every State in the US by my 45th birthday

2. Visit every continent by my 50th birthday

3. Visit 30 countries by 30

4. Sing to an audience June 15, 2010 Karaoke at KJI

5. Edit my own video June 23, 2010 Kailey and Sarah’s California Adventures

6. See a movie alone

7. Meet the President December 6, 2011

8. Spend a whole day helping someone

9. Donate blood Spring Semester Feb. 26, 2010

10. Explore Machu Picchu July 2011 

11. White water rafting Banff, Canada July 2016

12. Buy a House

13. See a golf open with my Dad May 2013 The Players Championship at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Flo.

14. Take a motorcycle trip through Vietnam

15. Swim with sharks

16. Teach English as a second language Fall 2011, Volunteer ESL teacher at Plymouth Congregational, Lawrence, Kan. 

17. Visit Patagonia

18. Play a game of golf Texas with Chris Feese Summer 2015

19. Drive on Pan-America Hwy

20. Drive on Route 66Road Trip with Kailey VanderBaan in 2009

21. Visit Vanautu and do drugs. Read Getting Stoned with Savages and you’ll know what I mean

22. Ride in a helicopter July 2015 – Blue Hawaiian Helicopter tour on The Big Island

23. Feed dolphins

24. Sweat in hot yoga Denver, Colorado at CorePower with Jordan Jurczak, Summer 2016

25. Watch Olympic event live

26. Experience a canopy tour Thailand, Zipline tour, October 2015

27. Have my picture taken at the Grand Canyon

28. Sail the ocean blue

29. Cheer on the Cubs at Wrigley Stadium May 16, 2010

30. Read a book in one day

31. Go on a cruise

32. Have a tea time in England June & July 2011

33. Drive a motorcycle

34. Live in a van  September 2012, Oktoberfest, Munich, Germany at Campingplatz Obermenzing

35. Visit a temple I have visited some of the most beautiful temples in the world, but nothing tops Angkor Wat.

36. Eat pizza in Naples

37. Eat a bug  I ate one of those nasty bugs at the pancake place in Daegu, Korea. More on that later…

38. Catch a fish and eat it

39. Skinny dip in Chi-O fountain or Streak on Jayhawk Blvd

40. Visit neighbors to the North, eh? Visited Banff, Alberta, Canada, July, 2016

41. Tan on a topless beach- you guessed it, topless!

42. Wash tomatoes out of my hair after the La Tomatina festival

43. Ride an elephant My dreams came true at the Baan Chang in Chiang Mai in November 2014

44. Survive a Full Moon Party

45. Grow a garden

46. See the Seven Wonders of the world (the New7Wonders Foundation’s List)

47. Do a keg standJacksonville, FL April 2013

48. Laugh until I cryPele’s Wood Fire dinner with Erin, Aron, Jason and Kate, Summer 2013

49. Drive on the left side of the road

50. Visit Cambodia and explore the Temples of Angkor Wat One of the most breathtaking trips yet, April 2014

51. Send my Mom flowers  Sept. 3, 2013 I ordered a bouquet Just Because – I love you, Mom.

52. Visit 100 Countries before my 65th birthday

53. Drink German beer at Oktoberfest  September & October 2012

54. Attend film festival Banff Film Festival 2010, 2012 in Lawrence, Kan.

55. Visit six continents by my 30th birthday (N. America – 1990, Europe – 2009, Australia – 2009, S. America – 2011, Asia – 2013 and Africa- TBA)

56. Go to a drive-in movie

57. Have a job I love Livia Roesler’s Nanny; January 2010- August 2013

58. Ride a Camel

59. Listen to live music in Glastonbury

60. Celebrate at the Rio Carnival

61. Eat Gelato every day for a week in Italy   I ate a week’s worth of gelato in Venice, November 2012

62. Visit a traditional Korean village Gamcheon on August 15, 2014 & A village near Gwangju 

63. Put money in a stranger’s meter  June 2012, Lawrence, Kan. on Mass. Street

64. Get a message in Thailand So many five dollar massages

65. Climb the Sydney bridge

66. Party at Mardi Gras

67. Bring in the New Year at Times Square

68. Stand my ground on a  paddle board Hawaii, July 2015 with Livia Roesler (age 5) 

69. Ride in a cop car July 2008, Front seat of a cop car

70. Be a librarian August 21, 2010 CCO service day at Lawrence Public Library

71. Smile at the Mona Lisa

72. Experience the Aurora Borealis

73.  Have my photography published

74. Scuba dive with tropical fish I learned to dive in Koh Tao, Thailand in October 2014

75. See a dogsled race live

76. Sleep in a capsule hotel  I stayed in one in Koke, Japan and another in Phuket, Thailand

77. Be on a jumbo screen at a sporting event Alex and I at the KU Sprint Center game

78. Be featured in a newspaper An AP Photographer captured Mr. Obama shaking my hand at a speech in Kansas 

79. Witness Olympic Opening Ceremony live

80. Camp out for tickets  KU Basketball Tickets 2011

81. Have something published Articles in the Witchita Eagle, USA Today College Blog, photos on SI.com

82. Make a short film

83. Throw a party February 2015 – Threw a house warming party at my Waters Edge apartment in Georgetown, TX 

84. Cook a live lobster

85. Go to a gay bar – Halloween 2012 in a lesbian bar Austria

86. Teach someone something valuable Teaching ESL in South Korea taught me so much

87. Visit Morocco

88. Have something tailored to me Chris introduced me to Mr. Lee who tailored a gown to me for the Air Force Ball in Seoul

89. See Niagara Falls on Canadian side (I’ve seen in from the American side)

90. Ride a Venetian gondola – I have been to Venice twice now but have yet to ride one!

91. Graduate from college   May 2012

92. Help someone move in   June 2011, Jill Nowak, Lawrence, Kan.

93. Fast for a reason

94. Camp in Yosemite

95. Laugh a comedy club Julia Valentine’s bachelorette party took us to a comedy club in Kansas City, January 2015

96. Hit a bull’s eye on the dartboard I’ve played more darts in South Korea than any other time in my life. I’ve hit the bull’s eye a few time. Most recently at Wolfhound Irish Pub in Haeundae Beach in Busan, South Korea on August 15, 2014

97. Drink Soju in Korea My second night in Korea, Oct. 4, 2013

98. Visit India by my 28th birthday

99. Visit an automobile factory  BMW Museum in Munich, Germany

100. Greet someone in Spanish in South America by my 29th birthday Peru, Summer 2011

101. Design a web site   www.sarahdweaver.com and www.proreastaffing.com

102. Paint a roomMy apartment in Riverside, Jacksonville, FL, May 2013

103. Pick a lock January 8, 2013, I locked myself out and had to break into my own room.

104. Drink buckets on Phi Phi island They were everything I dreamed off and more

105.  Work at a Start Upone of the best jobs I have ever had was working at PlanetHS

106. Bartend While I worked for Stoke Travel, I passed out some beers from time to time

107. Make money on a street corner (no nudity) Summer 2007, Playing bongos at the County Club Plaza, KCMO

108. Make my own ice cream May 2012, Overland Park, Kan. with Mrs. Reddick

109. Drive America coast to coast  Kansas to California 2009, Kansas to Florida December 2012

110. Witness Amish lifestyle

111. Milk a goat

112. Bike 100 miles

113. Drink a coffee at the first Starbucks

114. Visit Africa before my 29th birthday

115.  Start a new life in a new country Oct. 1, 2013 I flew to South Korea to teach English for one year

116. Cross through the Panama Canal

117. Get Married to the man I love

118. Give a speech to 1,000 people

119. Plant a tree

120. Sleep in a carIn Stilwell, Kan. in 2006

121. Wear a big hat to the Kentucky Derby

122. Surprise someone Bought Alex Muninger Cubs Tickets May 2010

123. Go to class drunk I still aced the class

124. Plan a bar crawl

125. Enjoy a liquid diet for a day

126. Take a picture with Mount Rushmore

127. Applaud a Broadway show

128. Stand at the Four Corners

129. Drink a Margarita in Mexico

130. Walk the Great Wall of China

131. Sing a Lion King song on a safari

132. Plan a charity event to benefit others

133. Learn something about outer space at the Seattle Space Needle

134. Live without a car October 2013 in Daegu, South Korea

135. Pee on the Big Ball of Twine Dec. 26, 2010 (I admit, I couldn’t pee)

136. Roller blade in a public building

137. Drive on campus during school hours Gold Pass 2011

138. Laugh in Saturday Night Live’s audience

139. See a sunset at  Lake Michigan – 2009, 2010 Chicago and somewhere in Michigan

140. Go to the airport without a plane ticket and fly out

141. Fart in a crowed space   TBA. 

142. Go on a blind date January 12, 2013, Jacksonville, Flo.

143. Visit Asia before my 25th birthday  Why just visit when I can move there? October 2013, I moved to Daegu, South Korea. 

144. Ask a stranger to go on a date Asked a boy out while he was fixing the pool of a friend’s house

145. Train for a half-marathon

146. Run a 5k  November 2013 in South Korea

147. Run a 10k

148. Be a tourist in Kansas About as exciting as you imagine

149. Experience weightlessness

150. Eat something alive I ate bugs in S.E. Asia a time or two, October 2014

151. Buy an Around-the-World ticket

152. Don’t shave my legs for a month

153. Take my parents on a trip

154. Take my baby brother abroad



If ANYONE sees ANYTHING that they want to help me cross off my list. PLEASE tell me and help me cross off my Bucket List.