May 04, 2010

101 things

So, after trying to come up with one of these lists several times over the last few years, I finally did it. I am looking forward to crossing things off of the list, and maybe put a stop to procrastinating some things. I will surely be blogging about some of these things (#33!) in the future. Here I go!

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1.Run a marathon
2.Perform in a burlesque show
3.Get to my goal weight (and stay there!)
4.Gut and remodel our main bathroom
5.Give our second bathroom a facelift
6.Fill in the pass-through window in our kitchen, put in a fan, and change archway at end to new pass-through, use removed tile to repair cracked tile.
7.Finish porch redo.
8.Put in walkway between patio and garage.
9.Clean out the garage.
10.Read all the books on our bookshelf I haven't read.
11.Watch all the movies on our DVD shelves I haven't watched.
12.Get my main WoW character up to the top level (finally!)
13.Put moulding in hallway and entry way.
14.Patch and touch up entry way paint.
15.Sell all the crap we don't need on Craigslist or Ebay.
16.Make all the things I have patterns and matching fabric for.
17.Take care of my alteration and repair pile.
18.Take care of my project box.
19.Go to England and Wales with G.
20.Live in LA.
21.Draft and build a corset.
22.Enter Masquerade at CONvergence.
23.Get my wedding gown taken care of...finally.
24.Get my Mystery tattoo. (Mystery is the name of the black cat I am getting tatted, not that the tat is a mystery)
25.Get my running tattoo after completing my marathon.
26.Get my Raven tattoo.
27.Take a ballet class.
28.Take a tap class.
29.Take ballroom dancing.
30.Finish framing and hanging prints for the hallway.
31.Get G's dragon triptych framed.
32.Do NaNoWriMo and complete it.
33.Write in my blog at least once a week for a year.
34.Write in my secondary blog at least once a week for a year.
35.Do my top secret project!
36.Try out for the Roller Girls.
37.Go to the Lizzie Borden house.
38.Volunteer at the WRCMN.
39.Take a pattern drafting class.
40.Take a metalworking class.
41.Get somewhere on the genealogy of my paternal grandmother's family. (at least two more generations)
42.Go to Ghent, Belgium
43.Put at least six months of income in my savings account.
44.Visit the MIA
45.Shoot a gun at a shooting range.
46.Divide and move my perennials.
47.Enter an event at the MN State Fair.
48.Get at least $1K in donations for the ADA walk.
49.Find the perfect armchair for the living room.
50.Spring clean every nook of the house.
51.Use the Solo Vino GC we got as a wedding gift.
52.Use up all soaps, lotions, etc. before buying more (including hotel bottles)
53.Shop at Farmer's market at least once a month during the summer months.
54.Create and follow a household budget.
55.Visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
56.Learn how to ice skate.
57.Make our wedding album.
58.See all Oscar Best Picture winners from my lifetime.
59.Go to the NAIAS preview black-tie gala with my sister.
60.Make a pair of jeans.
61.Learn curling.
62.Spend a day wearing a realistic mustache in public.
63.Taxidermy a squirrel (that died of natural causes)
64.Contribute to the Roth consistently for one year.
65.Redesign and update etherea page.
66.Make an inspiration board for the office, and mini versions for my work locker and cupboard.
67.Host a summer get-together.
68.Make all gifts for one year.
69.Get eight hours of sleep each night for a full week.
70.Weed out CD collection.
71.Screen in front porch.
72.Find out my blood type.
73.Start a compost pile.
74.Get in the 12+ club at the gym.
75.Visit my dear friend LaLa in Spokane.
76.Tour the Glensheen Mansion.
77.Pay off all non-mortgage debt.
78.Purchase prescription sunglasses.
79.Go out dancing 12 times in a year (not including special events).
80.Build a men's suit.
81.Try snowboarding.
82.Get another series of teeth whitening from my dentist.
83.Paint a painting.
84.Have a custom pair of raw denim jeans made for me.
85.Go see Mount Rushmore.
86.Go to Wall Drug.
87.Get a professional facial.
88.Get a past life regression done.
89.Purchase a Liberty of London dress.
90.Eat at Chino Latino.
91.Do an in-line marathon.
92.Get wedding ring re-appraised for insurance.
93.Learn millinery (specifically, how to block hats).
94.Learn and practice meditation.
95.Get a martini at Bradstreet Crafthouse.
96.Go to Dirk's Zombie Den.
97.Go to Psycho Suzi's.
98.Attend Glamorama.
99.Buy something from the art vending machine at Chambers.
100.Go to the Spam museum.
101.Put $10 in my savings account for each item completed. At the end, donate $10 to charity for each uncompleted item.

Posted by raven at May 4, 2010 09:27 PM
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