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Monday, March 31, 2008

[ march 31: 101 in 1001 ]

New and improved! I actually managed to completely write the list before posting it... and even categorize it!

Start Date:
April 1, 2008
End Date: December 27, 2010

Bold = Complete
Italic = In Progress
Linked = Posted About

001. Legally establish FiveGoodGoats
002. Enter local art shows
003. Create a portfolio book: a real, bound book
004. Get to the point that 5GG is my main, if not only, source of income
005. Self-design & publish a book of my photography
006. Have a table of photographs for sale at Downtown Phoenix's First Friday
007. Update 5GG.com once every three months (0/11)
008. Go to a Ladies Who Launch LIVE event
009. Read one business book a month (1/33)
010. Photograph a famous person
011. Get a part-time job or internship a few hours a week in graphic or interior design

012. Road trip Western America
013. Visit Hawaii
014. Go back to Italy
015. Take advantage of cheap Southwest flights
016. Visit San Francisco
017. Visit London
018. Go to LA
019. Go back East to visit friends & family at least once a year (0/3)
020. Plan a backpacking trip across Europe to go on before I turn 30
021. Visit a National Forest

022. Research a new photographer every week for a month (0/4)
023. Take one art class a year (0/3)
024. Expand my literary influences - one new author a month (0/33)
025. Increase my fluency in Italian
026. Learn to make jewelry
027. Read 100 books (0/100)
028. Learn how to screenprint at home
029. Learn to sew
030. Learn to cook: at least two new recipes a week (0/66)
031. Take classes in three different, and extremely varied topics
032. Read all of the Harry Potter books in Italian without referencing the English versions (0/7)
033. Take a cooking class
034. Get a library card at the Phoenix Public Library
035. Make a decision about Grad School - what to study
036. Learn basic car maintenance
037. Take a class in or self-teach myself more about web design & HTML
038. Learn about one new and entirely random topic a month (0/33)

039. Start hiking regularly
040. Create an exercise plan and stick to it
041. Go rock climbing (indoor or outdoor)
042. Do 50 push ups in a row
043. Drink 64 ounces of water every day
044. Try skiing (again) or snowboarding
045. Run a 5K, preferably for charity
046. Fix my posture: stop slouching!
047. Buy all fruits & veggies at a Farmer's Market for one month
048. Run a mile without having to walk

049. Start shooting one roll of film or 50 digital images every week
050. Scan all my negatives
051. Teach a photography class
052. Photograph my shoes
053. Write emails or letters to 5 photographers I admire

054. Get over my fear of deep water
055. Explore Phoenix - one new place per month (1/33)
056. Learn to enjoy wine
057. Buy and wear a bikini for the first time
058. Track my spending for a month and use it to create a detailed budget
059. Make a list of 100 things that make me happy
060. Send a secret to Postsecret
061. Back up all important files regularly
062. Complete a Sudoku puzzle every day for a month
063. Create an inspiration board
064. Save at least $50 a month; up it to $100 a month when/if possible (0/33)
065. Do something nice for myself every day
066. Make a list of 50 things I enjoy doing alone, and do each and every one of them (0/50)
067. Spend one evening a week without watching television or using my computer
068. Go to a spa and get completely pampered
069. Refinish or paint my dining room table and chairs so they match
070. Build a stylish and professional and FUN wardrobe
071. End my day with reading, not television at least twice a week
072. Get a watch that works or fix the two I have that don't
073. Make my bed right after waking up
074. Decide if I really do want a tattoo; if yes, decide where & what
075. Stop using plastic bags completely

076. Send handmade or self-designed cards only for holidays and birthdays
077. Participate in Habitat for Humanity
078. Find a non-profit that I am passionate about and volunteer with it
079. Purge my closet - things that haven't been worn in 6 months or more go to charity
080. Send real mail to a friend 10 times (0/10)
081. Send a care package to someone who needs it
082. Leave a 100% tip for a particularly good waiter or waitress

083. Go bowling
084. Watch one classic movie a month (1/33)
085. See a movie at a drive-in
086. Meet a famous person
087. Take photos in a photo booth at least 3 times (0/3)
088. Have a picnic
089. Fly in a hot air balloon
090. Put all one dollar bills I receive as change in a "do-something-fun" fund
091. Ride a roller coaster
092. See Jimmy Buffett live
093. See a cultural event once every six months (1/5)
094. Go to a hockey game

095. Be a guest blogger for someone
096. Participate in at least three of NaBloPoMo's monthly challenges per year (0/9)
097. Become a better blogger: blog at least two times a week
098. Become a better commenter: comment on at least one post a day

099. Donate $1 to charity for every item not completed
100. Put $1 in my savings account for every item completed
101. Create a new 101 in 1001 list


Katelin said...

man that is one ambitious list, i hope you get it all done :)

Geggie said...

I love these lists, I need to do one.

If you need help with suggestions for exploring Phoenix, please let me know. I lived in CenPho for 11 years and have some great ideas.

Good luck!

(Oh, and let's talk bout the guest blogger thing.)

Anonymous said...

What a fabulous list! Ambitious, indeed. Sounds like a lot of fun! I could adopt a few of these ideas for sure.