Wednesday, June 23, 2010

101 in 1001

To start the transition home and away from the World Race I decided I'm going to start blogging here for a bit. And I just finished my very own 101 in 1001 list so there's no better time to start! The idea is from the Day Zero Project's basically making 101 goals in 1,001 days.

So here's the list...let me know what you think!


1. Lead or co-lead a study on The Life You’ve Always Wanted

2. Find a church

3. Join a small group

4. Do in-depth studies of 5 books of the Bible (0/5)

5. Start a Bible Study at my workplace


6. Run a marathon

7. Meet Kendra somewhere in the U.S. and run a half or full marathon

8. Qualify for Boston

9. Learn how to cross country ski

10. Compete in a cross country ski race

11. Buy dumbbells and use them twice a week for a month

12. Rock climb twice a week for a month

13. Take a ballet class

14. Get back to my normal weight

15. Do a detox of some sort

16. Fast from sugar for one week (0/7)

17. Eat ice cream every night for a week (0/7)

18. Run a half marathon in under 1:40

19. Run a 5k in under 21 minutes


20. Go to Applefest

21. Go sailing

22. Go to DC

23. Go to a local art fair, meet an artist and buy something

24. Eat at 10 restaurants I’ve never been to (0/10)

25. Go to Canada

26. Go to the MN State Fair

27. Go for a picnic

28. Go to 5 states I’ve never been to (0/5)

Artsy Fartsy

29. Begin designing my own jewelry

30. Learn how to make jewelry

31. Paint a painting that is cool enough to hang in my house

32. Make a coffee table book with pictures from the WR

33. Go to a ballet

34. Figure out how to use my sewing machine

35. Sew an apron

36. Sew a skirt

37. Take a pottery or glass blowing class

Family & Friends

38. Pick up the bill at a family dinner

39. Bake everyone in my family a special dessert on their birthday

40. Cook Grandma a meal including some African food

41. Visit Andrew and Joanna in CA

42. Take a trip with Athena

43. Have a sisters weekend

44. Send Becca a care package at grad school

45. Spend a weekend with Matea

46. Send Mom flowers just because

47. Go to IHOP with Dad

48. Go to a show with Aaron

49. Do a beer tasting with Gary

50. Take Grace and Sophie on a fun date

Being an adult

51. Find a job

52. Find a place to live

53. Create a business plan for a fair trade shop

54. Start my business

55. Make a budget and stick to it

56. Pay off my student loans

57. Learn one thing about the government every week for a month (0/4)

58. Have 3 months’ salary saved up

59. Sponsor a missionary or a Compassion Child

60. Not stress for a day


61. Put on a fundraiser to raise money for Alice’s school

62. Send someone flowers just because

63. Send out 25 random cards (0/25)

64. Randomly give out 3, $5 Caribou or Starbucks gift cards (0/3)

65. Pay for someone’s drink or meal behind me in line

66. Serve at the homeless kitchen with Mom and Dad

67. Help an unexpected citizen cross the road

68. Go back to either Mexico or Poland for a mission trip


69. Make sushi on a regular basis

70. Make a cookbook of some sort

71. Try a new recipe once a week for a month

72. Make a homemade pie for Thanksgiving

73. Host a dinner party

74. Take a cooking class

75. Perfect Vicky’s bread

76. Do a wine tasting (preferably in Virgina)

77. Learn how to make really good pad thai

78. Learn how to make martinis

79. Learn how to make scones

80. Host tea time once a week for a month (0/4)

81. Learn more about wine

82. Learn how to make Euro Cream pancakes


83. Get a facial

84. Get a pedicure

85. Buy a car

86. Buy a great pair of heeled boots

87. Buy a really good facial lotion

88. Buy a really cute winter coat

89. Buy a bottle of OPI nail polish

90. Invest in a really good hair staightener

91. Revamp my underwear drawer


92. Go horseback riding

93. Have fresh flowers in my house every day for a month

94. Go see a movie alone

95. Get a pet

96. Take a community ed class

97. Build a snowman family

98. Plant a tree

99. Go on a sleigh ride & bring hot cocoa

100. Take a car class

101. Dress up really fancy and then go to a fast food place