101 in 1001

27 05 2010

One of the blogs that I read stalk is My Front Porch Looking In.  MTM posted a list of 101 things to do in 1001 days.  I loved this idea and have been pondering it and wondering if I can think of that many things I want to do.  After much thought I have decided to post my own list and try it out. Of course I love some of her ideas so I am going to add some of them to mine as well.  To start June 1, 2010 and finished February 26, 20103.  Without further ado, here is my list. 

  1. Graduate
  2. Get to my goal weight of 145
  3. Spend a week in Hawaii (during the winter)
  4. Watch all seasons of The West Wing
  5. Read 10 of the books I have bought that I haven’t touched
  6. Paint outside of house
  7. Border front yard flower beds
  8. Plant a Magnolia tree or 2 in the back yard.
  9. Create flower beds in back yard
  10. Create proper patio in back yard
  11. Clean out garage well enough to put 2 cars in it
  12. Decorate guest bedroom
  13. Decorate master bedroom
  14. Decorate dining room
  15. Organize office
  16. Run a 5K
  17. Run a 10K
  18. Make Grandma’s canned pickled beets
  19. Learn to drive a manual
  20. Attend a TDE event
  21. Organize keepsakes
  22. Take a photography class
  23. Decorate office
  24. Cook an intricate recipe (Recipe TBD)
  25. Save 10% of paycheck for two months
  26. Host a belated house-warming party
  27. Start a quilt
  28. Find window coverings for living room
  29. Long weekend to Napa
  30. Decorate for Halloween
  31. Decorate for Christmas
  32. Host a family get together at my house
  33. Eat out of the freezer and the pantry for one week
  34. Donate $1 for every item on the 101 list that I do not get to.
  35. Complete my CC in my group
  36. Get pictures of myself taken that I actually like
  37. Go on 10 dates (even if it is 10 first dates and it kills me)
  38. Try and post 15 recipes on the blog
  39. Post 15 pictures that I have taken on the blog
  40. Write one short story
  41. Buy my own piece of nice jewelry (I have the ring picked out)
  42. Write a blog entry for each item I do on this list
  43. Take a snow boarding lesson
  44. Get a new contact lense prescription
  45. Successfully complete a spending hiatus for two months
  46. Have old t-shirts made into a blanket
  47. Try 10 new restaurants
  48. Get my passport
  49. Take one international trip
  50. Meet my target yearly pay goal (for obvious reasons I know this but will not post it)
  51. Get new cell phone
  52. Get new car (this one probably shouldn’t be here but until it happens in August, it is still a goal)
  53. Write and mail 5 letters
  54. Hold an office at my group
  55. Test drive my dream car
  56. Get a library card
  57. Go to the symphony
  58. Go to a concert on my own
  59. Go to a movie on my own
  60. Make a new friend
  61. Back up computer
  62. Create a home network for movies, music, and pictures
  63. Research getting my home music system integrated with my network
  64. Go wakeboarding again (and stay up longer than 1 minute)
  65. Get 5 of my pictures printed out, framed and hung in the house
  66. Learn to make use Photoshop
  67. Take a weekend road trip with no destination planned
  68. Have a spa day
  69. Make a genuine effort to work on this blog
  70. Get my Series 65 and Series 7
  71. Make amends with certain events in my past (again, I know them but I am not comfortable posting them)
  72. Attend a Pilates class
  73. Attend a yoga class
  74. Learn to swim
  75. Get my bike fixed
  76. Get over my fear of riding my bike (this one deserves its own blog post just to explain it)
  77. Put hardwood in the dining room
  78. Build dry bar in dry bar location in the house
  79. Paint laundry room
  80. Make macaroons
  81. Plant a garden
  82. Plan a realistic budget
  83. Follow my budget for two months
  84. Plant flowers in front yard
  85. Meet one of my neighbors
  86. Try to paint a picture
  87. Buy a pair of shoes that are not black or brown or Chucks.
  88. Buy two new pairs of Chucks 🙂
  89. Be happy with myself both inside and out
  90. Talk to a stranger
  91. Convert 3 sweet recipes to only use natural sugars
  92. Find a new black purse
  93. Donate unneeded items to Salvation Army
  94. Buy one piece of second-hand furniture for the house
  95. Really try to get off of my blood pressure medicine ( I know this might not be possible for medical reasons but I would like to try)
  96. Organize all my electronic photos
  97. Get comfortable networking for work
  98. Find 8 new work clients
  99. Play my saxophone for someone
  100. Learn a new song on my saxophone
  101. Visit my grandparents.
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