Monday, June 20, 2011

101 Things in 1001 Days

Wanna know what I've been doing instead of blogging? I've been working on this list of 101 Things to Do in 1001 Days, which I'm starting today. I'm pretty pumped! One goal I am starting on immediately is #23: Read 50 books in a year. I'll post and update the list of books I plan to read (you may notice there's a lot of reading goals in my list). If you want to make your own list, go to this website and learn all about the Day Zero Project. I'm pretty pumped by the whole thing!  
Countdown to March 18, 2014 here I come!

Linked or red goals are completed. Goals that have a strike-through have been re-evaluated and hypothetically removed from my list altogether.

1. Listen to every song in my iTunes library and all my CDs (in progress)
2. Watch all the non-R-Rated movies on AFI's Top 100 Movies list
3. Build something out of wood by myself
4. Go to a Concert
5. Complete a 365 day photo challenge (in progress)
6. Get a passport
7. Spend a rainy day watching films in my PJ's
8. Host a themed dinner party
10. Don't use my car for a week
11. Run a 5k
13. Read 33 of the Top 100 Novels of all time (one a month)
14. Host a Grilled Cheese Gala
15. Give up fast food for a month
16. Give money to a random street musician
17. Go without the Internet for seven consecutive days
18. Go stargazing
19. Wake-up by 6:30am everyday for a month
20. Redecorate my room
22. Catch a fish and eat it
23. Read 50 books in a yea
24. Attend a music festival
25. Try a new form of exercise (rowing, swimming)
26. Don't watch TV/Hulu/Netflix for a month
27. Travel further east than South Dakota
28. Read 100 books I've never read before (in progress)
30. Create a 4 generation family history tree
31. Buy flowers for myself for no reason
32. Bake a loaf of bread
33. Eat something I've never eaten before
34. Buy an article of clothing more than $50
35. Get one blog up to a hundred followers
37. Surprise someone with flowers
38. Wake up in the middle of the night and watch a movie and eat junk food and drink hot chocolate
39. Don't repeat a hair style for 30 days
40. Teach Alexa sign language
41. Photograph a landscape from the same location, capturing all four seasons and frame them together
42. Turn a good deed daily for a stranger for a week
43. Host a board game night
44. Get away with Nick for a weekend
45. Climb a tree
46. No candy for a month
47. Learn to slalom ski
48. No computer for a week
50. Get patio furniture and use it with friends
51. Attend a theatrical event
52. Write a handwritten letter to someone
53. Go a whole week without saying anything negative
54. Make a chore chart to keep up on housework
55. Be able to identify 10 constellations
56. Read a Jane Austen novel
57. Read a book of poetry
58. Crochet/knit something
60. Go puddle jumping
61. Buy a pet fish
62. Go to a water park
63. Go to the library, close my eyes and pick a random book that I have to read
64. Buy a new lens for my camera
65. Donate blood
66. Successfully make fudge
67. Buy a point-n-shoot camera
68. Have an indoor and outdoor picnic
69. Hike in Rocky Mountain National Park
70. Get into a food fight
72. Give a friend in need a care package
73. Score over 100 at bowling
74. Get par or better on one hole while golfing
75. Feed some ducks
76. Watch a drive-in movie
78. Play a community sport
79. Go to a midnight movie showing
80. Spend a day exploring my city
81. Identify 101 things which make me happy, or smile, and photograph them (Summer 2013)
82. Memorize a poem
83. Throw a surprise party for someone
84. Go on a bike ride
85. Develop a skin care routine that works (Proactiv, who knew?)
86. Exercise six days a week for a month
87. Buy a sewing machine and learn how to use it
88. Spend a whole day reading and read a book start to finish
89. Get a little black dress
91. Have breakfast in bed
92. Make a family recipe book (in progress)
93. Start a new Christmas tradition
94. Make a new dinner everyday for a week
95. Learn how to hem pants
97. Organize the garage and hall closet
98. Leave inspirational notes in all the library books I check out (completely forgot about that)
99. Make a list of all family and friends Birthdays and Anniversaries
100. Build a blanket or pillow fort
101. Buy a great reading chair


Amy said...

Um, this list is AWESOME. Can I copy some of it? Because man, it is daunting coming up with a list of 101 things with nowhere to start really!

Rachel said...

Steal away! I stole from other people's lists and the website. Some of it's original, but honestly it took like a week to put together. It was really nice and helped me articulate what I really want to do with the next couple years of my life. Good luck and let me know when you're done!

Amanda said...

Wow! Way to go, Rachel :)
Best of luck on all of this- you're so inspiring when it comes to this kind of a thing!
Love you!