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Month: December 2016

A Bucket List Adventure Race – The Rickshaw Run

A Bucket List Adventure Race – The Rickshaw Run

Merriam-Webster defines an “adventurer” as someone who likes dangerous or exciting experiences; a person who looks for adventures! Well there is no doubt that in creating the Bucket List Project several years ago, I have sought out adventures of all types. I would spend hours scouring the internet, reading about the experiences of other “adventurers.” Many of these adventure activities and travels were typical to a person with wanderlust. However, there is one adventure that caught my eye and has totally stoked the…

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My First Year in the Woods – A Bucket List Adventure

My First Year in the Woods – A Bucket List Adventure

My First Year in the Woods – A Bucket List Adventure There’s a passage from Hemingway that I’ve often told people if offered a choice I would live in for eternity…. “Now that the bad weather had come, we could leave Paris for a while for a place where this rain would be snow coming down through the pines and covering the road and the high hillsides and at an altitude where we would hear it creak as we walked…

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Bonfires on the Levee – A Louisiana Christmas Tradition

Bonfires on the Levee – A Louisiana Christmas Tradition

Joyeux Noel! December is a magical time of year as many people celebrate the holiday season with traditional customs passed down from generations of their family and community! In Louisiana, this is especially true as we celebrate the coming of Christmas and the New Year in beautiful and unique ways.  One of the rarest ways locals show their holiday spirit is through a Christmas tradition known as ‘the Bonfires on the Levee.’ The History of Bonfires The history behind how the Christmas bonfires began is a bit blurry.  This is…

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Gift Guide for the Bucket List Adventurer

Gift Guide for the Bucket List Adventurer

Every December and in February around my birthday, my mother calls me with the same dreaded question, “What do you want for a present this year?” Gift giving can be stressful overall, but it can be even worse for that bucket list adventurer in your life.  What do you give to a person who is constantly skating around the world searching for adventures?  Well, I began scouring the web to find gifts ideas to give my mom and came up with a…

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