Category Archives: My Bucket List Goals

Purchased Camper & Camping Lot

Hidden Lakes

I just purchased this camper and lot this weekend. It is a 2000 Prowler 5th Wheel and lot. The lot has a very nice long driveway with a decent porch on the front. The first course of business will be to remove all of the ornaments and power wash the deck. I’ve been searching for a camping site at Hidden Lakes Campground for a few years and I couldn’t pass this one up. Great place to spend the weekends and getaways. I can cross this one off my bucket list.

Alcatraz Prision

“Alcatraz Island offers a close-up look at the site of the first lighthouse and US built fort on the West Coast, the infamous federal penitentiary long off-limits to the public, and the history making 18 month occupation by Indians of All Tribes. Rich in history, there is also a natural side to the Rock—gardens, tide pools, bird colonies, and bay views beyond compare.” – Alcatraz Island National Park

Alcatraz sits out in the middle of the San Francisco bay. I really didn’t think to much about touring an old prison but much to my surprise the tour was really worth the visit. You actually get to go into some of the cells and see where famous people like Al Capone and Machine Gun Kelly stayed while in Alcatraz. Also learn about the several escape attempts. I was fortunate enough to see Robert Luke there who was an actual inmate while Alcatraz was open.

Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz Cell #114

Become Listed In Marquis Who’s Who In America

I would always pass by this group of books in the History section at the library called “Who’s Who In America”. Since one of my hobbies is genealogy, I searched through the books looking for relatives. Unfortunately none were to be found. That was when I came up with the brilliant idea that “I”, Barry Hughes was going to be in the Marquis Book of Who’s Who In America without spending any money. It took me several months of faxes, letters and scans but in February 2011 I received this letter. Goal accomplished!!

Who's Who In America