Saturday, April 2, 2016

101 Things in 1001 Days

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

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

Start Date: March 30, 2016
End Date: December 26, 2018

Blue = in progress
Red = completed

Tasks Completed 2/101

Money, Money, Money….
1 Save all my change for 1001 days
2 Save $1 a day so that at the end of this project I will have $1001
3 Donate $100 to 2 different charities
4 Keep credit cards at a $0 or as close to $0 balance

Getting Crafty with it….
5 Organize Stitching magazines (scan patterns)
6 Start/Finish an Alphabet Sampler
7 Stitch Wisconsin Quarter
8 Stitch New Hampshire Quarter
9 Stitch California Quarter
10 Stitch a Christmas ornament a month
11 Stitch a charity piece every 2 months
12 Stitch San Francisco Giants Logo (nephew Andrew)
13 Stitch San Francisco Giants Logo (nephew Logan)
14 Stitch San Francisco Giants Logo (me)
15 Stitch Chicago Cubs Logo
16 Stitch Detroit Tigers Logo
17 Stitch San Francisco 49ers Logo
18 Stitch a “Cross Stitch A Day “ Calendar every 2 months
19 Stitch remnant floss mosaic (taking all my floss scraps/kit remains to do this)

My Portal to the World (Web/Computer/Technology)
20 Complete a 100 Things about Me List
21 Go 5 Days without using the computer
22 Blog every day for a month (NabloPloMo)
23 Set up new printer/scanner
24 Publish this list online
25 Put Family Tree online - Updated 5/20/2016
26 Update play list on my iPod
27 Post 100 comments on the blogs I read (0/100)
28 Unsubscribe from unwanted email lists - Updated 4/9/2016
29 Collaborate with at least 5 other bloggers
30 Attend a blogging convention

Oh The Places You Will Go
31 Get a new passport
32 Go to the San Francisco Zoo
33 Travel to Washington DC for DAR Continental Congress
34 Go Geocaching
35 Go to the Monterey Bay Aquarium
36 Go on a cruise
37 Travel to Michigan to do more family research
38 Travel to New Hampshire to do more family research
39 Travel to Minnesota to do more family research
40 Travel to Salt Lake City to do family research
41 Take a historical tour
42 Visit Disneyland
43 Be a local tourist – visit local attractions
44 Go to an art museum – COMPLETED
45 Complete the A-Z Challenge (visit a town/city form A-Z)

You Don’t Choose Them (Friends/Family)
46 Send 50 Christmas card
47 Have a pen pal in another country
48 Work on Family Genealogy
49 Send at least 40 postcards (0/40)
50 Send a message in a bottle
51 Write a letter a day to a Soldier (0/1001)

That’s Entertainment
52 Go to a professional Baseball game
53 Go to a Professional Hockey Game
54 Go to a Professional Football Game
55 Go to a Professional Soccer Game
56 Watch all AFI Top Movies (0/100)
57 Watch the Ann of Green Gables Trilogy
58 Have a movie marathon focusing on one actor/actress
59 Watch all the Oscar Winner of the Best Picture (0/85)
60 Complete a coloring book
61 Attend a concert

What’s More Important Than Your Heath?
62 Complete 10 5k races (walking or running)
63 Lose 30 pounds
64 No Soda for a week - Done 4/12/2106
65 Drink 8 glasses of water a day for a week
66 Get cholesterol in check

Read Anything Good Lately?
67 Read 10 Autobiographies/Biographies (0/10)
68 Read 50,000 pages in 1001 days (0/50,000)
69 Read 10 books someone else has recommended (even if it’s something I wouldn’t ordinarily read) (0/10)
70 Read 100 Children’s books (0/100)
71 Read 100 non-Children’s books (0/100)
72 Listen to 30 audio books (0/30)

Good for the Mind, Body & Soul
73 Create and stick to a daily schedule for a week
74 Have a daily devotional for a year
75 Get 5 other people to create one of these lists (0/5)
76 Get a facial
77 Complete a crossword puzzle book
78 Complete a jigsaw puzzle
79 Learn CPR
80 Volunteer at least 5 times
81 Take a Genealogy Class
82 Send expired coupons to Military Bases monthly
83 Publish a Genealogy book
84 Donate 10,000 Grains of Rice on (110/10000)
85 Journal for 1001 days
86 Find another challenge like this to complete (suggestions welcomed)
Those Extra Things
87 Rearrange Bedroom Furniture
88 Rearrange Living Room
89 Rearrange Family Room
90 Rearrange extra bedroom to home office
91 Write a letter to a political figure on an issue that is important to me
92 Write to sports figure to add to autograph collection (one a day) (0/1001)
93 Write to college coaches to add to my business card collection (one a day) (0/1001)
94 Build a new deck in the backyard
95 Keep the garden going – even if just potted garden (have missed with the drought)
96 Clean out the garage
97 Get the “Card 4 Vets” nonprofit status
98 Work on my 3,349 World Postcards Challenge

List Administration
99 Update this list at least once a month
100 Blog about this list
101 When 1001 days are up, update this list and start the process all over again!

Last Updated: 5 May 2016

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