Tuesday, November 15, 2005

The Mission:
Complete 101 preset tasks in a period of 1001 days.

inspired by ab...brought into existence by triplux

The Criteria:
Tasks must be specific (ie. no ambiguity in the wording) with a result that is either measurable or clearly defined. Tasks must also be realistic and stretching (ie. represent some amount of work on your part).

Start Date: November 15, 2005
Complete Date: August 12, 2008

How imma make my Benjamin’s
1. graduate from P.T school
2. find a P.T job
3. pass P.T state boards
4. become a registered yoga teacher (RYT)

Keepin’ the Benjamin’s in order!
5. learn how to prepare my own taxes
6. enlist the help of a financial advisor
7. start a savings account (11/18/05)
8. save $1 a day for 1001 days
9. wrap up all my loose change and put it in my savings account
10. begin balancing my checkbook
11. organize financial matters on my computer
12. open an IRA

Runnin, swimming and biking….oh my!
13. complete a short triathlon
14. complete a marathon
15. run 50 miles in 2.5 weeks
16. reward self with new running shoes after 50 miles
17. complete a 5k in under 30 minutes
18. run 10 miles straight
19. start swimming
20. complete a 25 mile bike ride

An apple a day…
21. have my cholesterol level checked
22. get my fiancé to have his cholesterol checked
23. go to the dentist
24. floss everyday for a month
25. do 20 push-ups straight
26. climb a rock wall
27. no soft drinks for a month
28. go to the doctor for a complete physical

Keeping my ass fine!
29. have my teeth whiten
30. fix my teeth
31.off the remainder of my relaxed hair and rock my natural texture (12/22/05)
32. learn to twist and twist-out my natural hair
33. have my eyebrows arched for the first time
34. have my lip waxed!(12/10/05)

Working the pen…
35. write a short story
36. think of a story for NaNoWriMo 2006
37. participate in NaNoWriMo 2006
38. write in my journal everyday for a month
39. fill up my current journal

Teaching an old dog new tricks!
40. take a foreign language class
41. learn to knit
42. learn to play the guitar
43. learn to sew
44. learn to use a sewing machine
45. take a pottery class
46. take a dance class

Travel and Adventure!
47. begin saving for my backpack Europe adventure
48. get passport and a stamp in it
49. visit another country
50. get out of this damn state (12/28/05)
51. go to the beach
52. watch a sunrise
53. watch a sunset
54. visit g-money in ‘iladelphia
55. go to ‘the City’ (NYC) with g-money
56. go camping (outside in a tent under the stars!)
57. go kayaking
58. go hiking

Food for thought!
59. compile a list of books I want to read (11/18/05)
60. make a blog of my book list (11/18/05)
61. read 25 books I’ve never read before
62. read a book on Buddhism

Just do it!
63. complete my coffee table
64. create a tile mosaic
65. watch every episode/season of “sex in the city”
66. sew a tote-bag
67. knit a scarf
68. subscribe to magazines I buy on a regular basis (12/4/05)
69. join Netfilx
70. become a NPR supporter
71. become a PBS supporter
72. donate blood for the first time
73. frame my college diploma
74. be a vegetarian for a week
75. make sushi at home

76. get married (don’t worry, I’m already engaged)
77. make a new friend
78. cook a complete dinner for my man (entrée, salad, desert…ect)
79. send out birthday cards to close friends in 2006
80. attend a religious service of a friend different from my own
81. put friends and family information into an excel spreadsheet

Foto dealings and other creative tidbits
82. put all my loose pictures in albums
83. print out all my photographs and make a portfolio of 8x10 prints
84. back up discs of all digital photos
85. take 5 quality photos a month for 12 months
86. complete a painting on canvas and display it
87. sell a painting or a photograph
88. make a piece of original jewelry and wear it

How to put a hole in yo’ pocket!
89. buy a guitar
90. purchase a digital SLR
91. buy a PDA
92. buy a new digital camera
93. purchase a sex toy
94. buy new luggage
95. purchase a new journal after I’ve completed my current one
96. buy a photo printer
97. buy “the anatomy of yoga” (1/4/06)

98. maintain blog or my own domain for the next 1001 days
99. make a blog for this list and update it
100. get one other person to participate in 101 things in 1001 days
101. create another list of 101 things for the next 1001 days on August 12, 2008