bucket list tagged posts

Shooting Fish in a Bucket

Posted by Jason

April 29, 2012 The Present  One comment

Recently, I have decided to be a bit more aggressive about pursuing items on my bucket list.  In reviewing that list, one of the items that I thought would be fairly easy to complete was "shoot a gun".Of course, I have no firearms experience at all - which is one of the reasons that this even appeared on my bucket list in the first place.  So I turned to my friend Kevin, who is a gun enthusiast ("gun nut" seems like a crass way of describing his affection for the second amendment).    I asked him if he would take Tracy and I out to a range and teach us how to shoot.Somehow in making the arrangements for this, I told a few friends about it, and thought what the hell - maybe we can turn it into a group outing.   Kevin was okay with this, and I ended up seeing if some people who I haven't

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A Goal Driven Life

Posted by Jason

April 15, 2012 The FutureThe Past  No comments

When my father passed away, we knew that the end was coming for a few months before it happened, and it's impossible to truly explain how focused that kind of knowledge can make you.   Intellectually, I think everyone gets it... but loving someone who is going through that experience is nearly impossible to describe.  I think everyone knows how much I love my dad, and that I would move heaven and earth to help him do what he needed to do before he died.
A very tangible result of that was his visit to Disney World with his granddaughters before he passed on.  I don't want to take credit for "making it happen" - that was the result of an incredible amount of support and effort from everyone who loved him - especially Tracy, who worked tirelessly with the travel agency to make it a perfect

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