A Reverse Bucket List is a list of accomplishments that you’ve already achieved. Here’s mine!

May 2004 – Started the charity program “Vest-A-Dog Girls” in Shoreview, MN by organizing a group of fellow middle school-aged girls to raise funds for bullet proof dog vests for the police K9 department.

VAD girls

January 2008 through May 2009 – Lettered in Theatre in High School for being on tech crew for three productions – Singin’ in the Rain (Spring 2008), You Can’t Take It With You (Fall 2008), and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Spring 2009).
Screen Shot 2016-03-18 at 3.18.34 PM

June 2009 – Graduated High School.

tarathegraduate

August 2010 through May 2011 – Made the Dean’s List during my time as a Husky at SCSU.

October 2011 – Met Mike Wolfe of American Pickers at his Nashville Antique Archaeology shop.

mikewolfeandtara

March 2012 – The Huffington Post published my short story, Impertinent Dancer.

May 2012 – Saw Greg Laswell’s Landline Tour at 3rd and Lindsley in Nashville, and met him after the concert.

DSCI0045

November 2012 – First time voting in a presidential election AND the first time successfully completing NaNoWriMo.

October 2015 – First trip to Los Angeles, where I attended Politicon and met the people of The Young Turks.

IMG_3129

April 2016 – Marched 140 miles from Philly to DC with Democracy Spring, sat in on the capitol steps, and was arrested for the first time.

IMG_4706

January 2017 – Covered Inauguration Day protests/celebrations & the Women’s March in Washington, DC with TYT Politics. Also visited New York City for the first time.

Jan17