Thursday, May 4, 2017

101 in 1001 v2

We all have them; dreams and goals we'd like to accomplish along with fun activities to try.  If you're like me, though, if you don't write them down, they either won't get done or won't be remembered.  So here I am again with another 101 in 1001 list.

In case you're not familiar with the concept, this is a list of 101 activities one wishes to complete in 1001 days (about 2.75 years).  I may not compete them all, or I may complete more than listed (thus the bonus round).  The point is to give myself momentum to continue my life moving in a positive direction, plus have a lot of fun along the way.

So here goes...

In no particular order (unless logically dictated):
Time frame:  January 1, 2017 - September 29, 2019

As I finish each item, I will list its completion date, and blog posts about finished items will appear as a clickable link.

Note:  This list is subject to change without notice.
  1. Finish this list (Completed 05/04/2017).
  2. Give myself $5 in fun money for each completed item on this list. ($40 so far)
  3. Go shopping and have a fit for myself with the money.
  4. Finish the Bible Correspondence Course I started ages ago.
  5. Learn to make at least 5 new recipes successfully.
  6. Learn to draw.
  7. Redo my wardrobe.
  8. Donate blood at least 5 times.
  9. Get a massage.
  10. Attend a LIVE conference or workshop that is not work related.
  11. Attend a concert.
  12. Make 1000 pairs of baby booties for ministries who help new moms or minister to abortion-minded women.   Sav-A-Life (117) Colorado Family Life Center (20). (137/1000)
  13. Run a 5k in 45 minutes or less.
  14. Run a 10k
  15. Run a half marathon.
  16. Get into "one-derland"
  17. Get down to my goal weight AND STAY THERE.
  18. Get a new(er) car or truck done the way I want it.
  19. Pay off all my debts and do my debt free scream on the Dave Ramsey Show. In order to do this, I will need to...
  20. ... Pay off Discover Card.
  21. ... Pay off shitty Citi Bank card.
  22. ... Pay off student loan.
  23. After this, complete Dave Ramsey's baby step 3
  24. After this, start on Dave Ramsey's baby step 4
  25. Finish the A-Z Challenge I started 2 years ago.
  26. Buy a good blender.
  27. Learn to make a decent smoothie.
  28. Publish something...even if I have to self publish it.
  29. Go to a College or Professional sporting event.
  30. Read a Jane Austen novel.
  31. Work out with someone I admire.
  32. Learn to do pull ups/chin ups/whatever ups.
  33. Redo my business cards.
  34. Try Sushi
  35. Go on a missions trip
  36. Help someone else go on a missions trip
  37. Knit a pair of socks.
  38. Get my ACE fitness certification.
  39. Learn to scrapbook and complete one. If not, make one on Shutterfly--I've never done that either
  40. Get a new computer done the way I want it
  41. Get an external hard drive
  42. Get a new bicycle done the way I want it
  43. Get the accessories to go with it
  44. Stay at a Bed and Breakfast or spa.
  45. Go on a picnic.
  46. Paint 3 paintings at Paintology 101.  (Completed 07/08/17 - I actually painted 4)
  47. Take a photography class.
  48. Learn to use the Audacity program.
  49. Start a podcast.
  50. Take a Bob Ross painting technique class.
  51. Get paid for playing music.
  52. Take a trip on the interstate. (Completed 08/15/17)
  53. Get paid for writing something.
  54. Get a paid speaking gig.
  55. Get a tattoo.
  56. Visit a friend in another state. (Completed 08/15/17)
  57. Really learn to make a quilt. (Completed 07/13/17)
  58. Complete a coloring book.
  59. Create an inspiration notebook.
  60. Read 100 books (67 read so far)
  61. Read at a school for Read Across America again.  Mile High United Way in Denver does not participate in this program.  Sadly, they don't participate in answering their e-mails either.
  62. Start a Bible study.
  63. Start an online fitness group for people who aren't already fit.  (Completed 12/31/17)
  64. Do a nonconventional sprint level triathlon.
  65. Find lucrative work.  (Completed 09/26/17)
  66. Start a lucrative side hustle.
  67. Get off my blood pressure meds.
  68. Eat cake and ice cream guilt-free for my birthday.
  69. Learn to use Instagram.
  70. 30 days of...projects (some will overlap)
  71. ... out of the gym
  72. ... of pampering
  73. ... of laughter
  74. ... of happiness
  75. ... of total immersion in God's Word
  76. ... of practicing the presence of God
  77. ... of writing
  78. ... of painting
  79. ... of RAK
  80. ... of letter writing
  81. ... of 10,000 steps. (Completed 07/31/17)
  82. ... photo challenge
  83. the grid
  84. Learn to tie dye a shirt.
  85. Cycle 1000 miles (36 /1000).
  86. Get re-certified in CPR
  87. Learn calligraphy
  88. Redesign this blog. 
  89. Redesign my Auntie's Workshop blog
  90. Purchase (and show up for ) 5 sessions with a personal trainer.
  91. Get my own place (Completed 11/9/17).
  92. Learn to use Denver public transportation.
  93. Tip a server $20.
  94. Go berry picking.
  95. Read through the Message Translation of the Bible.
  96. Read through Matthew Henry's Commentary as I read through the Bible.
  97. Create a basket of giveaways for the Honduras mission trip or another such mission project.
  98. Create a basket of comfort items to give away.
  99. Blog about the completion of the major portions of this list.
  100. Inspire someone to make a list of his own.
  101. Celebrate finishing this list and start a new one.
The Bonus Round:  Bonus bucks for finishing any incomplete item from the last 101 in 1001 that have not been moved to the current list.
  • TBAchieved

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