Monday, December 15, 2008

101 in 1001

I have always been a procrastinator and not really much of a goal organizer. After getting inspiration from an old high school friend, I have decided to make a list of 101 goals I will complete in the next 1001 days.

Here's my mission:
Complete 101 tasks in the period of 1001 days

Here's my timeline:
December 16, 2008 - September 15, 2011

Here's my Goals:
Italics = In Progress
Striked = Completed
Bold = Unsucessful

Bettering Myself
1. Lose 15 pounds (0/15)
2. Learn American Sign Language
3. Learn to play the guitar
4. Read 101 new books (0/101)
5. Make a complete and utter fool of myself
6. Write a letter to my idol teacher
7. Eat junk food one day without feeling guilty
8. Read a Shakespeare play and find somewhere to see it
9. Do 25 push-ups and 50 sit-ups every day (0/1001)
10. Complete a Sudoku book
11. Own a little black dress
12. Complete the couch to 5k run plan
13. Run in a 5k
14. Write a letter to myself as to where I think I’ll be in 1001 days
15. Open the letter on the 1001st day and read it
16. Read 10 books from the banned book list (0/10)
17. Learn to tie a tie
18. Read at least 3 classic novels (0/3)
19. Evaluate the items left on the list and consider making a new 101 in 1001 list

Being Crafty
20. Finish my latch hook
21. Paint the house
22. Start scrapbooking again
23. Take a picture a day and post on blog weekly
24. Give only homemade gifts for one Christmas
25. Take a quilting class
26. Make a gingerbread house from scratch

Exploring and Experiencing the World
27. Visit 5 new states (0/5)
28. Go on another cruise
29. See the pyramids in Egypt
30. Climb at least one 14er
31. Go to Washington DC and immerse myself in American History
32. Go to the Reagan library in California
33. Road trip to the Grand Canyon
34. Road trip to Mt. Rushmore
35. Attend the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
36. Spend a weekend in Niagara Falls
37. Travel first class
38. Go to the North Pole
39. Visit a castle

Being Money Smart
40. Pay off our debt
41. Use at least one coupon every time we go shopping

Being Green
42. Plant a tree
43. Plant an herb garden
44. Plant a vegetable garden
45. Get reusable bags for shopping trips
46. Use only reusable bags for shopping trips

Being a Good Wife
47. Attend a lock in with Jeremy
48. Complete the husband challenge
49. Go on a picnic date
50. Kiss Jeremy under mistletoe
51. Go skinny dipping with Jeremy
52. Write why my husband rocks each Friday (0/143)

All About Food
53. Bake a real cheesecake
54. Attend a wine tasting
55. Find my favorite red and white wine

Being a Good Citizen
56. Pay it forward
57. Spend under $10 for a meal and give a $10 tip
58. Donate blood
59. Do a charity walk/run
60. Go Christmas caroling

Being a Good Friend and Family Member
61. Reconnect with old friends
62. Get to know our neighbors
63. Host a holiday cookie exchange
64. Inspire someone else to make a 101 in 1001 list
65. Host a New Year’s party
66. Send a thank you note for every gift received
67. Have a girl’s night
68. Write and mail at least one handwritten letter per month (0/33)

Bloggy World
69. Blog my progress
70. Participate in NaBloPoMo
71. Post this list online
72. Write 101 comments on other peoples blogs (0/101)

Life Decisions
73. Become a Mom
74. Get a job teaching
75. Get a puppy
76. Have Jimmy build us a house
77. Start the graduate program

Being more Christ-like
78. Learn to love my enemies
79. Read every book of the bible (0/66 books or 0/1189 chapters)
80. Serve food at a homeless shelter when it’s not the busy/holiday time

For Fun
81. Use my new snowboard that has been sitting in the closet
82. Stay in bed all day when I’m not sick
83. Send a message in a bottle
84. Fly a kite
85. Memorize State capitals
86. Watch the complete series of “West Wing” from beginning to end
87. Watch the sunset, then stay up to watch the sunrise
88. Have a garage sale
89. Complete a puzzle a year
90. Watch AFI’s best 100 movies (0/100)
91. Play in the rain
92. Build a snowman
93. Build a sand castle
94. Upload a video to YouTube
95. Make a snow angel
96. Attend a Murder Mystery Dinner
97. Milk a cow
98. Go to a Jazz club
99. Buy something from Williams & Sonoma for our house
100. Donate $5 for each item not completed
101. Get $1 for each item completed and spend it on myself

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