101 Things

COMPLETED: 4/101
IN PROGRESS: 14/101

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Day Zero – the home of the 1001 Day Project. A unique meme that challenges and inspires you to set and complete realistic goals in life.

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The Mission:
Complete 101 preset tasks in a period of 1001 days.

The Criteria:
Tasks must be specific (ie. no ambiguity in the wording) with a result that is either measurable, or clearly defined.  Tasks must also be realistic and stretching (ie. represent some amount of effort on your part)

Start Date: Saturday, October 4, 2008
End Date: Saturday, July 2, 2011

Legend:
completed

in progress

abandoned and replaced

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Learning, Education & Growth (8 goals)
1. Get a secondary, career-specific certificate/diploma
2. Learn to drive a car with standard transmission
3. Improve French communication and comprehension skills by completing all of the LiveMocha program.
4. Read 10 books
5. Go to church
6. Become CPR Certified
7. Learn basic car maintenance
8. Take a jive/swing dancing lesson

Self Improvement, Personal & Health (19 goals)
9. Fit into a single-digit pant size
10. Update eyeglass prescription, get new glasses
11. Get a professional haircut
12. Find the perfect pair of earrings
13. Sell/donate all clothing and accessories I do not wear/need
14. Complete a 1 week (minimum) cleansing fast
15. Design and streamline a daily AND a “special events” makeup process { 21/11/08 }
16. Have a spa day
17. Take the dogs for a long neighbourhood walk once a week for six months
18. Complete the Couch-to-5K Running Plan
19. Spend 5 days reading outside of the house for at least 1 hour
20. Own a proper winter coat { 01/11/08 }
21. Finish my unfinished tattoo
22. Get another tattoo
23. Complete 10 video blogs { 1. 2. }
24. Get 25 massages from an RMT
25. Find a family GP for me and Mr. Crackers
26. Buy a pair of Louboutins
27. Subscribe to Real Simple and Body & Soul magazines

Relationships, Friendships & Home (26 goals)
28. Refinish wood floors
29. Furnish the living room
30. Retile kitchen
31. Replace countertop and backsplash in kitchen
32. Renovate bathroom
33. Plant backyard vegetable garden
34. Create “entry station” in house
35. Throw a dinner party for 10 friends
36. Finish redoing yellow bedroom
37. Stop using plastic grocery bags, go entirely reusable
38. See Greenpeace play an open mic show
39. Complete 15 of the Learning to Love You More Assignments { 11. 51. 53. }
40. Build 10 Local Producer relationships for food, clothing, etc.
41. Start a family with Mr. Crackers
42. Create a time capsule to open when I am 50
43. Finish a COMPLETE new family tree
44. Build up a substantial gift closet (at least 10 handy gifts)
45. Landscape and tidy up the outside of the house
46. Clean up Facebook list to actual friends and acquaintances { 04/10/08 }
47. Find 10 doggie friends for the pups, have 50 play dates
48. Go on 50 dates with Mr. Crackers
49. Set and have 10 monthly “games nights” with another couple
50. Make a new friend
51. Complete the Apartment Therapy 8 Step Home Cure
52. Successfully plan and execute the wedding on budget
53. Begin and maintain a recycling/composting process at home

Entertainment & Travel (13 goals)
54. Visit 10 wineries (and get one type of wine from each)
55. Go camping for a weekend
56. See a play/musical
57. Visit a comedy club
58. Visit a movie drive-in
59. Visit New England
60. Visit Newfoundland
61. Go ice skating
62. Visit West Coast
63. Watch 10 Classic movies
64. Go to Viva Las Vegas
65. Visit 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
66. Go to a hockey game

Creativity & Organization (17 goals)
67. Take a Youngme – Nowme photo
68. Complete a 26 Things project
69. Complete 10 paintings
70. Complete 365 Day Project
71. Make a quilt
72. Carve a Pumpkin
73. Create a will for me and Mr. Crackers
74. File, scan or shred all paper in the house
75. Find the perfect bread recipe
76. Put ALL of our DVDs on to a hard-drive
77. Participate in NaNoWriMo
78. Participate in NaBloPoMo
79. Clean up iTunes
80. Look into joining a local burlesque troupe
81. Write a children’s book
82. Complete a Gimme Your Stuff swap
83. Make coats for Big Dog and Little Dog

Awareness, Kindness & Support (5 goals)
84. Donate Blood
85. Pay for the person behind me in a drive-thru line
86. Do a walk/run for charity
87. Donate $1000 to charity
88. Vote { 14/10/08 }

Business, Career & Money (13 goals)
89. Eliminate Credit Card Debt
90. Find a happy new job { 20/10/08 }
91.  Pay back Dad
92. Build $5,000 Emergency Fund
93. Eliminate Line of Credit Debt
94. Save an additional $1000 in both Mr. Crackers and my RRSPs
95. Sell 50 vintage items on Etsy
96. Sell 5 paintings on Etsy
97. Learn 5 new computer software/programs { studiometry, quickbooks, quicksilver }
98. Create 3 new business connections
99. Have a garage sale
100. Stick to our budget for at least 6 months straight with no cheating!
101. Create a change jar and collect for at least 6 months.

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