Monday, January 05, 2009

101 in 1001

Monday, January 05, 2009
I think this will be an easier format to read and update, so I'll post the full list here, add a permanent link to it in the sidebar, and you can follow along if you choose.

So here we go- to be completed by September 30, 2011:

1. make zuni chicken and bread salad
2. find 3 classical music cds I adore
3. find 3 jazz cds I adore
4. connect with 3 old friends
5. make 3 new friends
6. Host 10 dinner parties
7. knit 3 baby blankets revised: knit 3 baby gifts (2/3)
8. knit 2 scarves for gift-giving
9. knit a pair of mittens
10. knit a pair of socks
11. learn to knit cables
12. organize all christmas decorations
13. organize library alphabetically by author and genre
14. Print Photos and organize into albums
15. Frame and hang artwork
16. take a continuing ed class
17. recycle paper products, plastic products and glass/metal containers
18. save $5000
19. Pay off Credit Cards
20. Set up monthly RRSP contributions
21. Cook meatless dinners 15 times
22. Cook fish 5 times
23. Bake bread from scratch
24. Bake 3 birthday cakes for friends (1/3)
25. Learn to make spring rolls
26. Make homemade jam or jelly
27. Use slow cooker 10 times
28. Organize all recipes into one binder or notebook
29. clean the oven
30. Go to the gym at least twice weekly for 3 consecutive months
31. Lose 25 lbs (of course, part of that was an extra 15 I put on...oops)
32. Go to Hot Yoga
33. Take my lunch to work 4 times a week for 6 months
34. Write 10,000 words of fiction
35. Visit 3 foreign countries (2/3)
36. visit a city I haven't visited before
37. Learn to speak 'traveler's German'
38. Plant flowers
39. Plant and grow an edible thing (mint)
40. Learn to take great photos of people
41. Go snorkeling
42. Read Pride and Prejudice
43. Read Anna Karenina
44. Read Guns, Germs and Steel
45. Read No Logo
46. Read The Tipping Point
47. Read The Grapes of Wrath
48. Read 3 biographies or autobiographies
49. See 3 movies at the Uptown or the Globe (1/3)
50. Find/Start a challenging book discussion group
51. Blog every day for six months (revised goal)
52. Go to the CPO
53. Go to Shakespeare in the Park
54. Go to Zoolights
55. Try an ethnic cuisine I've never tried before (Korean)
56. Take a multivitamin every day for 3 months
57. Do not use plastic bags for 1 month
58. Go to the Farmer's Market 5 times
59. Send a postcard to Postsecret
60. Eat something I can't pronounce
61. Learn to play 2 new games
62. Get a massage
63. Get a facial
64. Have brunch at the Palliser
65. Move in with my boyfriend
66. Organize belongings in such a matter that will fit into new home
67. Go to an art gallery 2 times
68. Get dressed up for a really fancy event
69. Send a letter to each of my grandmothers 5 times each
70. grow my hair below my shoulders
71. Style my hair, put on makeup and wear an "outfit" every work day for 2 weeks
72. take a picture every day for three months
73. research home buying
74. get pre-approved for a mortgage
75. buy a condo
76. purchase new living room furniture
77. make homemade pasta
78. Watch Casablanca
79. Watch The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
80. Watch 3 foreign films
81. Find a job I love Bold, perhaps preemptive, stricken in 08/2009 - and again in 02/2010
82. Research starting a consulting business
83. Start a "one-in, one-out" organization rule for my home
84. Buy a new cell phone
85. Buy a new computer
86. Scan, print and make family and friends photo collage
87. Change my last name
88. Dye at least part of my hair a colour not occurring in nature
89. Sew or create a wicked Halloween costume
90. Sew one item of clothing I can wear
91. Invite friends over for a special occasion Brunch
92. Find reason to celebrate each month
93. Become a Big Sister
94. Learn to drive a standard, or at the very minimum, the fancy settings on my car
95. Read a bedtime story to a child
96. Take out 10 library books
97. Sing Karaoke
98. Lie on the beach at least once
99. Buy nothing for a week
100. Treat a stranger to coffee
101. Make homemade pizza totally from scratch


Lady Rose said...

you already made a new friend and learned a new game?!? We're only 5 days into the year!

Meg said...

I argued that AoE2 didn't count, but technically it IS a new game.

Lady Rose said...
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Lady Rose said...

So, your list is fun. I don't know what you're talking about. You'll be a gourmet chef by the end of your 1001 days!

(now without typos!)

Lady Rose said...

so when is this special occassion brunch happening? Or could we just do a regular brunch??

Lady Rose said...

Still waiting on my brunch invite...siiiiiiigh.

Lady Rose said...

Oh, and I have a birthday before September 30th so bring on the cake lady!

Lady Rose said...

Looks like I'll never get my special occasion brunch now. *grumble*