Sunday, September 17, 2017

101 Things Final Update

Technically, my 101 Things to do in 1001 Days isn't actually done until September 28. However, I've been going over the list and I know there isn't anything on it that I'm going to finish in the next ten days. This time around, I really felt like I had accomplished a lot...but I just counted what I'd completed, and it doesn't even appear to be half. I've been doing 101 Things for ... since it was created, I think. It grew from a blog post in 2003, which means I've done five lists so far. And now I'm going to start on my sixth.

So far, every time I've done this, I've never been able to finish more than 49 items. It kind of bums me out that I keep making these lists and keep failing pretty massively. Certainly, my completion rate, were it a test, would not warrant a passing grade. The thing is, I LOVE this list, and I constantly put travel goals on it that I can never fucking afford to do. So, I'm just going to keep doing what I do...roll over some items from this list to the next, add more, and keep writing about it in my blog!!!

This is the final update of my most recent list, and I'll be posting my next list sometime this week. Also, if you're interested, you can learn more about it here...that's also a site that is a social networking thing for the list, if you want that action. If you DO try this out, then please let me know! I'd love to read other lists!


So, here is my COMPLETED list :
001. Paint Bedroom
002. Refinish floors
003. Paint studio
004. Build shelves in bathroom
005. Build shelves in bedroom
006. Build shelves in studio
007. Refinish director's chair
008. Refinish buffet
009. Find/Create matching book shelf for Adam
010. Frame and hang Adam's Romania posters
011. Move more of Adam's stuff to my place
012. Create corner for Adam in my bedroom
013. Hang hammock
017. Create Store Envy
018. Fill with inventory
019. Create line of dolls
020. Make hedgehog
032. Get passport
034. Take Adam to the desert
039. Build a Website (did this with Facebook)
042. Put together ideal equipment situation
045. Finish Renaissance Costume
049. Enroll in college
050. Complete Community college
059. Get second camera tattoo
060. Pay off credit cards
063. Maintain blog
066. Hike every trail in CVNP
070. Run two half marathons
081. Look into that race across Scotland
087 - 099 PRIVATE (but finished)


Here is everything NOT COMPLETED :
Items I knew I wasn't going to do and removed from the list:
014. Make a vegetable garden
015. Redo landscaping around house
016. Remove stump and pave area in front of steps
021. Find shows in other cities
022. Pursue consignment in other cities
024. Sell cloth diaper start-up kit
025. Make a second sling
026. Make baby blanket/snuggy/thing
027. Make cloth wings
028. Sell cloth wings
037. Visit Steph
041. Do shoot with Heather
044. Finish Quilt
052. Try out reselling business
062. Get a dog
069. Run one more marathon
072. Grow hair out
073. Donate hair
100. Create album of first year for Adam
101. Make family trees for Murphy

Items I just didn't finish
023. Make cloth diaper start-up kit
029. See Lake Superior
030. Travel to remaining five states
031. Travel to one new foreign country
033. See the Northern Lights
035. Road trip Hwy 1
036. Visit Bryan
038. Go to Puerto Rico
040. Submit to three blogs (maybe)
043. Do at least one stop-motion wedding video
046. Attend another Renaissance Festival
047. Attend another Comic-Con
048. Attend a tattoo convention
051. Read 50% of personal library
053. Find management position
054. Camp for at least three days
055. Go on backpacking trip (3 or more days)
056. Go fishing
057. Ride a horse
058. Go rock climbing (outside or inside)
061. Take first steps to creating scholarship fund for animal hospital
064. Try one monetizing option
065. Hike all the trails in all the Metroparks of Cleveland and Summit County
067. Go kayaking
068. Ride bike 100 miles
071. Go to Muster on the Maumee
074. Create European Tour albums
075. Print European Tour albums
076. Begin Project Life for yourself (or Blurb)
077. Make high-waisted panties
078. Make a bra
079. Make a jacket with buttons
080. Make pants with fly
082. Begin training to hike the Appalachian Trail
083. Buy new cowboy boots
084. Make family trees for me
085. Create coat of arms for me
086. Lie under the stars with Adam
091. Replace bathroom sink/vanity

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