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. Skydive in America

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. Witness Hot Air Balloon Week in Switzerland

8. Spend a whole day helping someone

9. Donate blood Spring Semester Feb. 26, 2010

10. Paraglide

11. Go white water rafting

12. Watch the Tour D’France live

13. Try windsurfing

14. Try kitesurfing

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. Surf in Bali

19. Drive on Pan-America Hwy

20. Drive on Route 66 – Road 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. Drive the Great Ocean Road

23. Feed dolphins

24. Witness Pipeline Surf Competition

25. Watch Olympic event live

26. Experience a canopy tour

27. Have my picture taken at the Grand Canyon

28. Sail the ocean blue

29. Live a month without internet

30. Read a book in one day

31. Feed a baby kangaroo

32. Witness sunrise at Byron Bay lighthouse

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 

40. Streak on Jayhawk Blvd

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. Ride a camel

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

47. Do a keg standJacksonville, FL April 2013

48. Buy someone New Zealand’s jade

49. Drive on the left side of the road

50. Work/volunteer at orphanage

51. Hike Tongario Crossing

52. Takes pictures of Doubtful Sound

53. Attend a famous award ceremony

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

55. Get a sunburn at Burning Man festival

56. Go to a drive-in movie

57. Let live fish eat dead skin off my feet

58. Drink German beer at Oktoberfest  September & October 2012

59. Listen to live music in Glastonbury

60. Celebrate at the Rio Carnival

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

62. Pay for a meal by doing dishes

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

64. Attend Comic-Con

65. Climb the Sydney bridge

66. Party at Mardi Gras

67. Bring in the New Year at Times Square

68. Try to paddle board

69. Wear a mascot costume

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

71. Attend Extreme Sports Week in Norway

72. Experience the Aurora Borealis

73. Go on a cruise

74. Visit neighbors to the North, eh?

75. See a dogsled race live

76. Operate a rollercoaster

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. Climb a tree

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. Shot an animal (hunting)

84. Cook a live lobster

85. Announce a ball game

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

87. Meet a celebrity

88. Swim in all the Great Lakes

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. Sneak into a movie

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

95. Make a quilt

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

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

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

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

100. Camp in Yosemite

101. Design a web site   www.sarahdweaver.com

102. Paint a room – My 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. Scuba dive with tropical fish I learned to dive in Koh Tao, Thailand in October 2014

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

110. Witness Amish lifestyle

111. Milk a goat

112. Bike 100 miles

113. Send myself flowers

114. Graffiti something

115. Fast for a reason

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

117. Witness Olympic Opening Ceremony live

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

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

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. Have an accent for a day

133. Explore Machu Picchu July 2011 

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

135. Pet a dolphin

136. Shower in a waterfall

137. Teach someone to read

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

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

140. Grow a garden

141. Fart in a crowed space   TBA. 

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

143. Rock out at Warp Tour

144. Ask a stranger to go on a date

145. Train for a half-marathon

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

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

148. Learn to juggle

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. Meet the President December 6, 2011

154. Be a DJ at a party

155. Drink a coffee at the first Starbucks

156. Spend all day at a museum

157. Buy a piece of artwork

158. Enjoy a picnic somewhere beautiful

159. Stargaze with someone I love

160. See a Solar Eclipse

161. Play a game of golf

162. Take my parents on a trip

163. Take my baby brother abroad

164. Ride a horse

165. Plant a tree

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

167. Fly a kite

168. Smile at the Mona Lisa

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

170. Bake a cake for someone

171. Ride the tallest roller coaster

172. Drive on the Autobahn

173.  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

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

175. Give a speech to 1,000 people

176. Fly a plane

177. Do something selfless

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

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

180. Roller blade in a public building

181. Drive on campus during school hours Gold Pass 2011

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

183. Laugh in Saturday Night Live’s audience

184. Spend less than $5 for a day

185. Create something I’m proud of

186. Get Married to the man I love

187. Play in a creek

188. Cheer on a tennis match

189. Buy a House

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

191. Visit Wall Street

192. Tour UK Parliament

193. Plan a charity event to benefit others

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

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

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

197. Throw a party for no reason

198. Take a picture at Lake Como

199. Attend an Indian wedding

200. Visit India by my 28th birthday

201. Run a 5k  November 2013 in South Korea

202. Run a 10k

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

204. Visit Africa before my 29th birthday

205. Greet someone in Spanish in Central America by my 29th birthday

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

207. Rock climb outside

208. Have my photography published

209. Do a headstand

210. Try hot yoga

211. Attend the British Open

212. Gold clap at the Master’s

213. Visit 100 Countries before my 65th birthday

214. Survive Korea Burn (Korean Burning Man)

215. Attend Korea mud fest

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

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

218. Eat curry in India

219. Visit Morocco

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

221. Take a motorcycle trip through Vietnam

222. Take a photo with the Carnac Stones in France (the Alignements de Carnac)

223. Cross through the Panama Canal



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.