Take 2: 101 in 1001

7 Dec

So I recently finished my first 101 in 1001 challenge.  Since I enjoyed it doing it the first time, I figure, what the hell, I might as well do it again.

My start date was Saturday, Dec. 5 and my end date is Sept. 1, 2012.

101 in 1001 [2.0]

  1. Vote.
  2. Put up shelves in my office.
  3. Read 5 challenged or banned books. (0/5)
  4. Read “The Giver.”
  5. Read “Catch 22.”
  6. Make a wreath.
  7. Put up a real Christmas tree.
  8. Visit Monticello.
  9. Go to 6 Richmond festivals or events. (0/6)
  10. Mail Christmas cards.
  11. Purchase a teapot.
  12. Have a picnic.
  13. Visit 5 museums. (0/5)
  14. Visit a winery.
  15. Get a massage.
  16. Replace the counter tops in the kitchen.
  17. Paint the downstairs bathroom.
  18. Visit five states. (0/5)
  19. Visit Alaska.
  20. Run a 5k.
  21. Deploy.
  22. Donate to a women’s organization.
  23. Donate to an animal organization.
  24. Put together my wedding album.
  25. Visit another country.
  26. Paint the kitchen.
  27. Sew something.
  28. Plant a tree.
  29. Take 1 photo a day for a full year. (0/365)
  30. Leave 12 hidden notes for my husband. (0/12)
  31. Add 3 board games to our collection. (0/3)
  32. Update my will.
  33. Update my DEERS.
  34. Get promoted.
  35. Pay off Andrew’s car.
  36. Take a photo of my house every month for a year. (0/12)
  37. Go vegetarian for 1 month.
  38. Go without soda for 1 month.
  39. Attend 3 concerts. (0/3)
  40. Landscape the front yard.
  41. Host 4 dinner parties. (0/4)
  42. Keep a paper journal for 6 months.
  43. Do 45 perfect push-ups in a row.
  44. Grow cherry tomatoes.
  45. See Alverna again.
  46. Read “Catcher in the Rye.”
  47. Read 50 books. (0/50)
  48. Send 10 postcards. (0/10)
  49. Bake an apple pie.
  50. Go to a Detroit Redwings game.
  51. Attend a PostSecret event.
  52. Send a PostSecret.
  53. Shop at the Farmer’s Market 5 times. (0/5)
  54. Compost.
  55. Attend the Basic Non-Commissioned Officer’s Course.
  56. Try 20 new recipes. (0/20)
  57. Complete the 26 things challenge.
  58. Attend a Pow Wow.
  59. Build a snowman.
  60. Go to the zoo.
  61. Get a Brazilian wax.
  62. Visit NYC.
  63. Complete all general education requirements for college.
  64. Frame photos in the dining room.
  65. Go on a cruise.
  66. Visit a European country.
  67. Install a new backsplash in the kitchen.
  68. Have a superbowl party.
  69. Get my savings account to $15,000.
  70. Stay a size 4.
  71. Get a fire proof safe.
  72. Host a theme party.
  73. Volunteer.
  74. Go camping.
  75. Host Thanksgiving dinner for a group of friends.
  76. Pick fruit.
  77. Video blog.
  78. See the Atlantic Ocean.
  79. See the Pacific Ocean
  80. Visit a battlefield.
  81. Take the 5,000 Question Survey. (0/5,000)
  82. Maintain a 3.5 GPA.
  83. Get business cards.
  84. Stop using chemical cleaning products in my home.
  85. Visit a Smithsonian Museum.
  86. Expand the deck.
  87. Watching Seasons 6-10 of Friends.
  88. Attend a Flying Squirrels Game.
  89. Get my wedding ring fixed.
  90. Give a gift through Heifer.org.
  91. Drive on the skyline Drive.
  92. Visit Canada.
  93. Collect 101 quotes that inspire me. (0/101)
  94. Get Combat Life Saver qualified.
  95. Buy a waffle iron.
  96. Go on a road trip.
  97. Make fudge.
  98. Feed a giraffe.
  99. See Wicked.
  100. Install a garbage disposal.
  101. Meet a blogger.
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9 Responses to “Take 2: 101 in 1001”

  1. H to the Izzo December 7, 2009 at 9:31 PM #

    Ooh, this is exciting. I especially like:
    7
    9
    22
    31
    32
    34
    43 (how many can you do now?)
    52
    101

    I can help with/participate in:
    41
    59
    68
    72
    75
    78
    96

    It was great to see you guys on Saturday. Double date soon, yes? Black Sheep? Someplace that’s newly non smoking? Joe also has a gift certif to Buddy’s.

  2. CuppyCakes December 8, 2009 at 3:49 AM #

    you can totally send me postcards. Next year, I plan on sending one a day. YES. ONE A DAY!
    I also think I will be stealing this and doing my own.

    OH HEY.. what is the 5,000 question survey?

  3. Nicki December 8, 2009 at 12:35 PM #

    DEFINITELY read “The Giver.” One of the best novels for young adults I’ve ever read!

  4. titus2woman December 9, 2009 at 1:55 PM #

    I am *SO EXCITED!* for y’all~I hear Alaska is AMAZING!!! And I came by to tell you that you have inspired me with this list~and that was BEFORE I even stopped in and saw the NEW one!! ~smile~ I’m makin’ a goal list for 2010 and am makin’ the whole fam do one, too!!! (((((HUGS))))) sandi

  5. barbetti December 9, 2009 at 4:28 PM #

    Ah! I’ve been wanting to do one of these! And I’d love to help you cross off #101!

    And I loved The Giver. I read it when I was 13. Great choice!

  6. Alverna December 9, 2009 at 11:37 PM #

    I heart #45. It will be even more awesome than last time!

    P.S. I am SO jealous of your Alaska cruise…and excited for you guys!

  7. C December 17, 2009 at 2:43 PM #

    #46 – Read “Catcher in the Rye”

    Let me know how you like it…it’s my least favorite book of all time 😦

    and I’m stealing #93!!

    Good luck!

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