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101 in 1001









Start Date: January 11, 2011
End Date: October 8, 2013

I reserve the right to change any or all of my goals over the period of this challenge!











30 of 101 completed!










101 in 1001


Family/Relationships

1. Welcome Brandon home from deployment Completed 6/18/2011
2. Complete the “Marriage Project”
3. Participate in one of Brandon’s interests
4. Have 5 quality dates with Brandon (3/5)
5. (PRIVATE)
6. Have a baby Completed 12/16/2011
7. Learn more about my dad’s family Completed 4/10/2012
8. Learn more about my mom’s family
9. Call my dad once a month for a year (12/12) Completed 4/3/2012
10. Take an agility class with Dexter
11. Make a will and living will Completed 1/25/2012

Health/Fitness

12. Hike to the top of Pikes Peak (or equivalent)
13. Complete the 30 Day Shred Completed 5/4/2012
14. Complete a step class
15. Do a swim workout once a month for a year (3/12)
16. Complete the Wii Active 30-Day Program Completed 5/17/2011
17. Play tennis 10 times (0/10)
18. Learn how to stand-up paddleboard
19. Learn to surf
20. Learn to golf
21. Go ice-skating
22. Go fishing
23. Get a professional massage Completed 4/9/2012
24. Meditate for 10 minutes a day for a week (0/7)
25. Become a vegetarian for a day
26. Get a facial

Travel

27. Visit DisneyWorld or DisneyLand
28. Pick up a hitch hiker Completed 11/13/2011
29. Visit the Big Island
30. Visit another country Completed 08/14/2011
31. Change my passport to my married name
32. Visit Canada with Brandon
33. Go camping
34. Go on a roadtrip Completed 3/7/2012
35. Attend a Renaissance Festival
36. Swim in Lake Powell
37. Swim in the Atlantic Ocean
38. Drink wine at a vineyard Completed 08/10/2011
39. Eat lobster in New England
40. Stay at a Bed and Breakfast

Career

41. Quit my job and follow my passion Completed 05/31/2011
42. Write another novel
43. Get an agent
44. Publish a book
45. Write 10 short stories (2/10)
46. Win a writing contest

Charity/Finance

47. Donate blood
48. Clean out closets and donate clothes 3 times (3/3) Completed 3/12/2012
49. Grant 3 wishes at Wish Upon a Hero (http://wishuponahero.com/) (0/3)
50. Donate 10,000 grains of rice (http://www.freerice.com/) (3,000/10,000)
51. Volunteer for a worthy cause Completed 4/9/11
52. Volunteer at the USO
53. Donate $5 for every unmet goal
54. Start a college fund for our children
55. Sell our big TV “Goliath” Completed 4/1/11
56. Have a yard sale Completed 7/2/11

Fun/Adventure

57. Go to a concert Completed 2/12/11
58. Score 150 or more on a bowling game
59. Swim with sharks
60. Make a scrapbook
61. Go to a casino Completed 8/05/2011
62. Go on a ghost tour
63. Take dancing lessons
64. Go to a teahouse
65. Play Just Dance 2 with Brandon Completed 3/20/11
66. Attend a comedy show
67. Complete my world map project
68. Finish a hard Sudoku puzzle
69. Have my palm read
70. Go to Oktoberfest
71. Make my own pottery
72. Go to a major league baseball game
73. Ride a horse Completed 2/16/2012
74. Go whale watching Completed 3/18/2011
75. Make a snow angel

Intellectual

76. Complete 1 online lesson of German (http://www.openculture.com/freelanguagelessons)
77. Go to a play
78. Attend a writer’s conference
79. Read 25 fiction books (25/25) Completed 1/15/2012
80. Read 5 nonfiction books (5/5) Completed 3/30/2012
81. Read 5 books about writing (1/5)
82. Vote in every election

Food

83. Develop a taste for beer Completed 3/20/11
84. Try some exotic food
85. Grow herbs
86. Make an entire Thanksgiving dinner
87. Bake and decorate a cake from scratch
88. Try a new recipe every month for a year (5/12)

Extra

89. Get a concealed carry permit
90. Hit a target at 10 feet with all the bullets in my gun Completed 2/25/2012
91. Clean the baseboards thoroughly Completed 1/31/2012
92. Put an emergency kit in the car
93. Upload all my photos onto Shutterfly (or other internet photo hosting site) Completed 2/23/2012
94. Watch all the movies on my DVD rack (that I haven’t seen)
95. Carve a pumpkin Completed 10/29/2011
96. Get boating license
97. Spend a day without TV Completed 2/25/2012
98. Buy a pair of cowboy boots
99. Get over a fear
100. Buy a sonic toothbrush
101. Go to a batting cage