So far on my  journey these are some of my favorite adventures with many more to come….. NO Bucket List!

 

 

I have climbed Kilimanjaro and other fun stuff……..

  • I have climbed Kilimanjaro
  • argued before the Supreme Court
  • watched the sunrise from a hot air balloon over the Serengeti
  • saw the glorious sunset  of Kuta beach in Bali
           - helped by magic mushrooms
  • sailed down the Tambopata River into the Amazon Jungle sweated and rubbed down in a local Turkish bath
  • hang-glided off Aspen Mountain
  • para-sailed over the Bahamas
  • wreck dove in the Bermuda triangle
  • flew 30’ over the ocean with a hydo jet pack in Aruba
  • went to the Emmy Awards
  • SCUBA dived in the Red Sea
  • soared over the Shenandoah in a glider as the leaves turned contemplated the glories of Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley
  • stood in awe of St. Basil’s in Red Square 
  • horseback rode across plantations in Jamaica
  • cheated the Cheat River rapids - roared down the Youghiogheny and Colorado rivers
  • skied in  the Alps, Canada, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Vail and Aspen
  • climbed Mount Elbert and the high meadows of the Matterhorn
  • floated in/on the Dead Sea
  • rope climbed up a 120 foot Brazil nut tree deep in the Amazon
  • trekked atop the glaciers in Patagonia
  • played tag with the icebergs in Lake Argentina
  • watched the bull fights in Madrid
  • reveled in Museo Prado & Thysson-Bornemisza\
  • drank tequila in Tijuana
  • gawked at the views of the Grand Tetons
  • awed by Istanbul's Blue Mosque, Aiyah Sophia, its bazars and under  ground cistern as I roamed Sultanhamet
  • visited the catacombs of Paris and Santa Catarina
  • floated down the canals of Venice in a gondola
  • jet skied in Miami Bay
  • hiked around Yellowstone Lake
  • played in Disneyland again and again
  • marched on Washington – seized Skinner Hall
  • looked for the Loch Ness monster in Inverness
  • zipped across/through the cloud forests of Costa Rica
  • stood on the Capitol steps up close for Obama’s swearing in
  • sang “My Girl” in Studio “A” of Motown’s Hit City
  • visited the tomb of a Evita in Buenos Aires and of Napoleon in Paris
  • escaped the tower of London
  • was an extra in Hair
  • watched Old Faithful gush
  • Gaudied by my through Barcelona
  • rocked by the earthquake of 2010
  • dazzeled by the Hermitage, Peterhoff and Catherine’s Palace
  • window shopped in Amsterdam’s “district” and cruised the canals
  • climbed through the ruins of the Forum, Pompeii, the Coliseum and Acropolis
  • listened to Mozart in Vienna and Salzburg
  • picked flowers in the Black Forest
  • argued 8 appellate cases 30 reported cases
  • cruised through the Bosporus Straits up to the Black Sea
  • moved to tears at the Lorraine Motel Civil Rights Museum
  • hiked to the tea house of Lake Louise
  • sailed on the lakes of northern Italy
  • attended Broadway plays galore
  • won at the Peabody Awards
  • surfed off Santa Monica pier
  • placed winning bets on fixed race during the Preakness
  • slept in the upper berth on the Capital Limited train
  • hiked across fields of the Lake District
  • prayed at the Western Wall
  • marveled at the wonders of the Vatican
  • tubed and kayaked up then down the Shenandoah River
  • strolled from Ravelo to Amalfi
  • acted in theatres in DC, New York and Paris
  • drove across the United States
  • took the Queen Elizabeth across the Atlantic
  • was miserable in Venezuela
  • shopped (with Ringo Starr) La Croisette and rue d'Antibes in Cannes
  • shot paper terrorists with a 9 mm Glock
  • admired the Diego Rivera mural at DIA
  • rode my scooter across Bermuda
  • massaged at the Amsterdam airport after a 13 hour flight
  • water skied on Great Herring Pond
  • gazed at the  Murphy's Villa America through the gate
  • walked on water in the Sea of Galilee (I was on skis)
  • observed the art of the Edinburgh Festival
  • rode a donkey down the Grand Canyon
  • Look down into Mt. Vesuvius' crater
  • hiked through Bryce and Zion
  • rode a jeep into the canyons of Sedona
  • helicoptered over the San Francisco Bay and Alcatraz
  • sculpted at the Center for the Arts on Boulevard Raspail
  • sipped wine in Napa
  • rode an airboat through the Everglades
  • published over 250 articles
  • co-authored 4 books
  • watched hot lava melt the road at my feet in Hawaii
  • visited the caves of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
  • gallery hopped  from the Village to Soho to Chelsea
  • stroked a Boa Constrictor in Key West
  • partied on  the decks atop the Chrysler building
  • rode in a horse drawn sleigh in Avoriaz
  • watched the ocean from the Hamptons to the Riviera
  • rode in a dug out log canoe down the Mekhong  Rivervisited the Golden Triangle and the hill tribes of Laos and Thailand
  • ate lunch at the White House
  • rocked with the King at Graceland and BBQ at Neely's
  • got my hair cut by border guards in Singapore
  • floated down the Irrawaddy River from Mandalay to Pagan
  • sipped Chianti in Chianti
  • drank hot chocolate in the city wall of a Tuscan hill town
  • ate very fresh chicken on Bali’s Mt. Batur’s rim
  • watched the leaves change in Maine
  • toured the Alhambra in Granada &  watched the sunset behind it
  • lived in the Marais
  • watched the sunrise over the lip of Mt. Bromo in Java with lava bubbling at my back after walking through a cloud filing the caldera
  • took in the Columbia River Gorge
  • chair of AmLaw 100 Copyright & Licensing Practice
  • walked along Michigan Avenue
  • stayed in a Santa Fe Adobe
  • stormed the Alamo
  • saw the Grand Ole Opery at Ryman Auditorium
  • attended midnight mass at Notre Dame
  • rode horses in Bandera
  • admired Michelangelo’s David
  • leaned against  the Tower in Pisa
  • watched the sunset turn Jerusalem Gold
  • visited the presidential libraries/homes of Clinton, JFK, LBJ, Carter, Jackson, FDR, Ford and Wilson
  • basked in the Xmas lights and windows of Fifth Avenue
  • danced with the Samba clubs of Rio
  • gambled at the tables in Monte Carlo
  • dined  at  a two star on a rock called Eze
  • surrounded by every species of animal in Ngorongoro Crater
  • rode my motorcycle across Thailand, Bali and Paris
  • acted cool in St. Tropez and hot in South Beach
  • breakfast at Pike Place Market in Seattle
  • horseback ride up to the Arenal volcano
  • hung my underwear over the Grand Hotel in Viareggio balcony
  • front row view of the Rockettes Xmas show
  • stayed in original La Cage a Folle in the Cotswold’s
  • had Vienna at my feet in the Oscar suite
  • sat in traffic in Sao Paulo
  • watched the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico
  • cruised the strip in Las Vegas.
  • lived with the fishermen and visited the den off the coast of Malaysia
  • rode dune buggies across the Judean desert,
  • enjoyed an incredible new years dinner in an Irish castle
  • stayed in Mona Lisa's house the Villa Vignamaggio
  • snaked up the trail on foot to Masada’s ruins
  • had my face cast in Portland and my portrait painted in New York
  • stampeded in Calgary
  • walked across the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie
  • shopped in Singapore
  • produced and appeared in Washington Business on TV
  • visited the sex clubs of Bangkok
  • hung out with “Lucy” in Olduvai Gorge
  • watched the all-night shadow puppet shows in Jogjakarta
  • smelled the perfume at the factories in Grasse
  • played in Marie Antoinette's cottage in Versailles
  • danced the Flamenco in Seville
  • drove across Dominican Republic with no road signs
  • listened to jazz in New Orleans
  • hung out with the stars at Madame Tussaud's London
  • ducked low in the blue grotto of Capri
  • raced my Porsche at the Pocono’s International Speedway
  • ballooned across Lancaster
  • thought with the Thinker at the Rodin Museum in Paris and Philly
  • caught a train at platform 9¾ at Kings Crossing
  • punted on the Cam past Kings College
  • had tea in the Orchard and stayed at Selwyn College
  • cruised the not so Blue Danube
  • saw Ketook’s baby ceremony in Ubud, Bali
  • in Budapest stayed in a Palace with Mick and the Stones
  • walk the ancient streets of Prague and toured the Ghetto
  • flew high on a trapeze through the air at the Circus at Club Med
  • watched the bears in Bern
  • ate chocolate in Brussels
  • played in Copenhagen’s Tivoli Garden, stayed in Nyhaven and      roamed the Rosenborg Palace
  • saw grizzly bears in Jasper
  • celebrated the 3 Kings Festival in Old San Juan PR
  • scaled Wayne Pichuu in 44 minutes flat
  • drank Guinness in Dublin watching Irish dancers
  • had a power breakfast at the Polo Lounge
  • enveloped in art at the Barnes Foundation
  • rode across Parke Nacional Arikok and along the shore of Aruba
  • Read in daylight at midnight during White Nights St. Petersburg
  • Walked the endless hallways of the Pentagon
  • Dined with Justice Kagan in the Supreme Court Dining Room
  • Had a "screen test" at the Warhol Museum
  • 44 countries (plus Puerto Rico) to date
  • So far on my journey these are some of my favorite adventure with many more to come....NO BUCKET LIST!

 

Joshua “a life well lived”