Just for Fun

Marathon Running

New York City Marathon

November 6, 2016

Marine Corps Marathon

October 22, 2017

Chicago Marathon

October 10, 2021

Reading

Goal: 50 Books

46%

See my Bookshop list here and support local bookstores!

Books So Far in 2021

  1. Dawn, Octavia Butler
  2. Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement, Albert Woodfox
  3. Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Gregory Maguire
  4. The Israel Lobby & U.S. Foreign Policy, John Mearsheimer & Stephen Walt
  5. Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land, Noe Alvarez
  6. The Taming of the Shrew, William Shakespeare
  7. Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation, Robert W. Fieseler
  8. Adulthood Rites, Octavia Butler
  9. Practical Object-Oriented Design: An Agile Primer Using Ruby, Sandi Metz
  10. Interior Chinatown, Charles Yu
  11. The Rohingya Crisis: A People Facing Extinction, Muhammad Abdul Bari
  12. Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches, Audre Lorde
  13. The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East, Sandy Tolan
  14. Just Kids, Patti Smith
  15. Philosophy of Software Design, John Ousterhout
  16. Lift Us Up, Don't Push Us Out!, Mark R. Warren
  17. Klara and the Sun, Kazuo Ishiguro
  18. Imago, Octavia Butler
  19. The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka
  20. The Book of Longings, Sue Monk Kidd
  21. Spirituality and the State: Managing Nature and Experience in America's National Parks, Kerry Mitchell
  22. The Jungle, Upton Sinclair
  23. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Steig Larsson

Travel

Countries

States and countries where I've lived are in bold.

  1. United States
  2. France
  3. Aruba
  4. Ireland
  5. United Kingdom
  6. Greece
  7. Italy
  8. Vatican City
  9. Canada
  10. Spain
  11. Hungary
  12. Slovakia
  13. Austria
  14. Poland
  15. Slovenia
  16. Monaco
  17. Germany
  18. The Netherlands
  19. Belgium
  20. Czech Republic
  21. China
  22. Japan
  23. Mexico
  24. Colombia
  25. Costa Rica
  26. Saint Lucia

States

  1. Alabama
  2. Arizona
  3. Arkansas
  4. California
  5. Colorado
  6. Connecticut
  7. Delaware
  8. Florida
  9. Georgia
  10. Hawaii
  11. Idaho
  12. Illinois
  13. Indiana
  14. Iowa
  15. Kansas
  16. Kentucky
  17. Louisiana
  18. Maine
  19. Maryland
  20. Massachusetts
  21. Michigan
  22. Minnesota
  23. Mississippi
  24. Missouri
  25. Montana
  26. Nebraska
  27. Nevada
  28. New Hampshire
  29. New Jersey
  30. New Mexico
  31. New York
  32. North Carolina
  33. Ohio
  34. Oklahoma
  35. Oregon
  36. Pennsylvania
  37. Rhode Island
  38. South Carolina
  39. South Dakota
  40. Tennessee
  41. Texas
  42. Utah
  43. Vermont
  44. Virginia
  45. Washington
  46. Wisconsin
  47. Wyoming