Creative Bucket List

ACCOMPLISHED:

  • Host a series of Meet ups for people focused on creative projects – DONE (2015-16)
  • Take a floral design workshop – DONE
  • Take a floral design course – DONE
  • Attend AfroPUNK fest (ATL) – DONE! 10:15:17
  • Travel writing Experience – DONE! Went to Jamaica in April 2018! Wrote for a local publication The Reader (July 2018)
  • Give a presentation at a public “unconference” like BarCampOmaha – DONE! 08.04.2018
  • 2019 – Create a workbook for creativity and self-care – DONE & Here it is!
  • 2019 – Attend Mural Festival in Montreal, Canada – DONE! Teaser photos here.

IN PROGRESS:

Travel Goals:

  • Attend the Mexican Dia de Los Muertos festival
  • Essence Festival (with press pass)
  • A writing retreat
  • Visit a few wonders of the world
  • Visit more than 3 continents, particularly Africa, South America & Asia
  • Soulection Radio Experience
  • Pitch myself to a few travel blog/publications
  • Attend a creative retreat

Collaborate with a creative agency to build a cultural platform for the Midwest creative scene thru events, meet ups, & feature interviews.

Finish reading the book Zen and the Art of Making A Living: A Practical Guide to Creative Career Design by Laurence G. Boldt

Take a professional cooking course

Design a mosaic coffee table

Learn to sew & die fabric. Buy a sewing machine.

Sign up for a French speaking class or group

Pitch an interior design mood board to a few coffee shops

Dedicate a blog to the documentation and preservation of the African-American Experience via travel writing

Host, Curate, Plan an awesome arts & culture festival

Write and publish a children’s book