Kevin Lock

Consultant, Christ follower, Eagle Scout, Tennessee Alum. I speak my mind but mind my speak. Daily working to turn inspiration into action.
Kevin Lock has written 5 posts for 40 Things to Do Before 40

Buy a Gun and Get My Concealed Carry Permit – Complete

I held off on writing this one for a long time. And it seemingly delayed all of my other posts. Maybe with this out of the way I can write more. I have actually owned a gun for about two years now and had my concealed carry for a little over a year. As I intended to … Continue reading

It’s Race Day! Run a Half-Marathon – Complete

Continued from: Run a Half-Marathon – The Prep-Work The week before a half-marathon race you are supposed to begin tapering off on your distances and taking it easy. My week was anything but relaxing. Five days before we were set to head down to Savannah, I learned the house we had paid to rent was no … Continue reading

Run a Half-Marathon – The Prep-Work

When I created my 30 by 30 list I indicated I wanted to run a 10K. Even then I thought it would take a miracle to complete because at the time I couldn’t even run two miles. But sure enough, I fought through a lot of pain and with some hard work I completed my goal. The … Continue reading

It is finally up and running

I am excited to finally post that all of the descriptions for my 40 to do by 40 list are written. You can access the main page here. You can also click on each individual goal to read the full description. Please let me know if you would like to join me on ANY of … Continue reading


Thanks for checking out my new site 40 Things To Do By 40. To see all it all started, please check out my 3o Things By 30 Site. I am currently working on typing up the descriptions for each goal and hope to have them done soon. In the meantime, you can check out the … Continue reading

Quick List

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  • Visit the Grand Canyon or Yellowstone National Park
  • Hike the Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina portions of the Appalachian Trail
  • Get licensed in Counseling
  • Get weight below 200 pounds
  • Learn to play three songs on the piano
  • Get BachelorBytes website started
  • Make it through an entire Smithsonian
  • Learn to have a conversation in another language or sign language
  • Visit Wrigley Field
  • Run a half-marathon
  • Sing karaoke
  • Buy a gun and get my concealed carry permit
  • Have all debt not related to a mortgage and/or a new car paid off
  • Learn to fly a plane
  • Buy a house
  • Get a dog
  • Go to the Raptor Center
  • Get a straight razor shave
  • Try whitewater kayaking
  • Finish my book/screenplay
  • Catalogue my baseball/sports cards
  • Catalogue my comic books
  • Make my 50 by 50 list
  • Learn Tai Chi
  • Go to a State Fair
  • Go to a rap concert
  • Get my dream football, baseball or basketball signed
  • Watch Pretty Woman, Love Actually and Dirty Dancing
  • Ride a horse again
  • Try a Vegan diet for one week
  • Try a Gluten Free diet for one week
  • Run a 10K race in under an hour
  • Go back to England
  • Go on another international mission trip
  • Read Pride and Prejudice
  • Get retrained in CPR
  • Visit a NASCAR event
  • Visit an In-N-Out Burger
  • Spend 24-hours straight in Amelie's Bakery
  • Create my last will and testament
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