My 101 Things – the mother of all lists


ETA: this has been updated with first quarter (or so) progress

And here with second quarter

So, start date is tomorrow 10/07/09, end date is 7/04/12.  Cool. I’m gonna pretend the fireworks that day are in celebration of my completing a list for the first time in my life. I’ll have to try to break with tradition and not leave everything and then try to get it all done between about 6/10/12 and the deadline.

Items like this are in progress

Items like this are completed [date]

Update: 09/23/10

Items Done: 39/101

Items Started but not completed: 15

My 101

Just For Me (10)
1. Re-pierce my ears 10/11 and buy some earrings I really ❤ 11/6/09
2. Get that next tattoo
3. Put readings, powerpoint etc. from Dad’s memorial on blog 02/21/10
4. Totally blow off work one day and go to the beach. Alone. Feel no guilt 09/03/10
5. Do a past life regression
6. Get makeup professionally done 10/31/09
7. Go Bejeweled Blitz-free for 30 days11/06/09
8. Go unplugged 1 day / month (29/34)
9. Get that hot stone massage 3 times (0/3)
10. Sign up for and take a class offered at SRHS

Home Dec (12)
11. Paint laundry room January 04/11
12. Window treatment in front room
13. Shower curtain in boys bath
14. Window treatments in my bath
15. Get boys @ beach painting done
16. Finish painting boys room
17. Get curtains and make valances for bedroom
18. Repaint the blue in bedroom 4/04/2010
19. Get new coffee tables in FR
20. Get new bedroom furniture
21. Paint master hall closet doors 3/28/2010
22. Stencil border in master bedroom

Hobbies / Leisure (16)
23. Make the boys pillows 01/03/10
24.Write a new poem February 9
25. Redo music swap CD and mail out 01/23/10
26. Rip the rest of my CD’s
27. Do Postcard Crossing with the boys, 45 postcards (0/45)
28. Create custom google travel map
29. Crochet or knit an afghan
30. Sew a dress
31. Read 20 fiction books (20/20) Jun 1/11
32. Make a Best of Julia dvd
33. Sing at a karaoke bar 02/11/11
34. Make an apron
35. Try 25 new recipes (25/25) 12/29/10
36. Watch 20 movies I’ve never heard of that are recommended by friends (9/20)
37. Grow some herbs
38. Make at least one thing with all those beads 05/21/10

Travel, Adventure and Outings (21)
39. Hike Zion Canyon 06/13/10 (changed from Zion Canyon… after backpacking the canyon rim, not too keen on backpacking in the river.  Maybe just do the canyon day hike portion one day.
40. Try kite surfing
41. Go to Kennedy Space Center
42. See a shuttle launch 11/16/09
43. Camping @ Anastasia SP

This was originally Bahia Honda SP in the Keys.  However, the point being to camp by a nice beach.  After checking out the both of them (and finding that the beachfront campsites @ BHSP are all booked through the 18 month booking window I’m changing it to Anastasia SP as the beach there is actually nicer (although no sunsets)

44. Biking and geocaching in Jonathon Dickinson SP 02/15/10
45. Sleep under the stars. Preferably in the desert
46. Go skinny dipping in water that is not glacier fed (ahem, girls) Aug ’11
47. Take the boys to an outdoor music festival 03-31-12 Reggae Fest Lake Worth
48. Go kayaking
49. Go to Cassadaga
50. Go back to Sedona 10/07/11
51. Watch a sunrise on the beach with the boys 10/16/09
52. Find a local laser tag place and take the boys
53. Take DS1 to Washington DC
54. Log visits to 10 earthcaches w/boys (1/10)
55. Make and activate 5 currency series geocaches
56. Visit a cave with the boys Jewel Cave Nat’l Monument, toured 7/17/10
57. Go snorkeling with the boys (like, somewhere with great snorkeling, obviously.  Not just off Jupiter Beach)
58. Go with the boys to somewhere with snow in winter
59. Take a cruise w/DH

Health / Fitness (5)
60. Bike (or roller-blade) 1000 miles you would otherwise drive (780/1000)
61. Lose that last 7 lbs (5/7)
62. Try those yoga DVD’s (at least once) (3/3)
63. Lower blood glucose # 9/24/10
64. Get a good bike 11/30/09

Giving Back (9)
65. Donate blood 4 times (4/4) I’m doing platelets instead but same idea. 01/07/12
65. Make Heather’s chocolate cake for school staff for no reason Feb 08, 2010
66. Pay it forward by helping a mom with twin babies
67. Inspire someone else to do a 101 in 1001 My niece did one, posted 12/7/09
68. Donate 101 cans of food to a shelter (67/101) 11/12/09
69. Volunteer 101 hours (101/101)
70. Donate $5 of fun money for every item not completed.
71. Do the Reef Sweep / Beach Cleanup day as a family
72. Update school Amazon site 10/29/09

Family and Friends (7)
73. Meet 10 of my “pretend friends” in person for the first time (5/10)
74. Visit Mary Kaye or get her a ticket here
75. Have a sleepover or girl’s day/night with CLC, JMS & MAM(?)
76. Take a sushi-loving friend to lunch and let them attempt to convert me 10/10/11
77. Have a crawl with Kirbo + Capper and any other PNW-ers that can make it.
78. Send cards to 20 friends or family for no reason (5/20)
79. Play a complete game of Risk with DS1 12/17/10

The Endless Pursuit of Organization (15)
80. Split health and education files 01/06/10
81. Finish dumping all home video tapes to drive
82. Write a will
83. Get Canadian passports / IDs for me and the boys
84. Print photos of all DS’s creations and put in an album
85. Get pics in orange striped photo album
86. Organize recipes into binder
87. Get photo dump folder organized / purged
88. Get boys DVD’s organized into a binder and indexed 3/21/10
89. Get dumped video time-stamped and org’d by quarter
90. Get dumped video edited and burned onto DVDs
91. Purge and restock travel bins, 11/09/10
92. Purge and reorganize family room closet01/09/10
93. Make that “what you’re gonna need to know if I’m dead” spreadsheet for DH
94. Organize / purge laundry room 01/30/10

Financial (4)
95. unspecified / personal (0/6)
96. Pay off short-term debt  10/2011
97. Start construction on a pool (this comes after #96 obviously) Need something else here.  Decided we won’t be staying in this house long-term so… no point doing this.
98. Track budget / spending for 6 consecutive months

This was originally done as a 0/34 (i.e. to be completed, had to be done every month.  It wasn’t.  After the first year, I’m changing it. But for purposes of #70, it will be considered incomplete.

Work (3)
99. Log 5000 calls (367/5000)
100.  Track hours worked for 4 months (1/4)

This was originally something else which, my life being what it is, turned out to be impractical / undoable in the manner I’d envisioned.  (yes, that’s a movie I’ve seen many times).

101. Develop 4 new (to me) companies as clients (1/4)


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