Monday, February 22, 2010

101 tasks in 1001 days

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

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 my part).

Why 1001 Days? Many people have created lists in the past - frequently simple goals such as New Year's resolutions. The key to beating procrastination is to set a deadline that is realistic. 1001 Days (about 2.75 years) is a better period of time than a year, because it allows you several seasons to complete the tasks, which is better for organizing and timing some tasks such as overseas trips or outdoor activities.

Start date: February 1, 2010
End date: October 29, 2012

1. Run a half marathon
2. Run in a mud run
3. Visit Ash in Washington
4. Visit my cousin Meg in Vancouver
5. Use my passport for travel!
6. Visit NYC
7. Visit Washington D.C.
8. Read 12 books in 12 months (0/12)
9. Complete our disneyland photo album
10. Learn how to bake and decorate a cake from scratch
11. Make yoga a part of my weekly activities
12. Apply to a master’s program
13. Learn how to knit
14. Attend 3 Broadway plays (0/3)
15. Go to 3 country concerts (0/3)
16. Keep and maintain potted plants this spring
17. Attend a UCLA football game
18. Attend a UCR basketball game
19. Buy a really good Nikon camera
20. Get prego
21. Read the bible regularly
22. Have devotional time with Scott at least twice a week (0/30)
23. Get to 50 followers on my blog
24. Meet a bloggy friend in person
25. Go on a road trip with scott and khloe
26. Make 25 new recipes (0/25)
27. Learn how to decorate cookies
28. Take a spin class
29. Send 10 people a card just to say hello (0/10)
30. Go through my closet and get rid of clothes that have collected dust
31. Visit SF again with the hubs
32. Go camping in Yosemite
33. Find a community group to get involved in
34. Pay off all credit card debt
35. Have student loan cut in half
36. Move overseas
37. Join Kara for lamerato camping in Michigan
38. Finish my Master Trainer certification for work
39. Go to an Angel’s game
40. See the Red Wings play in LA
41. Go wine tasting in Napa
42. Go wine tasting with my girlies
43. Go to Vegas again with the hubs
44. Learn how to cook a turkey
45. Visit Gina and Danny
46. Start up kickboxing
47. Get a professional massage
48. Take a ride in a hot air balloon
49. Take a cruise
50. Learn how to digital scrapbook
51. Learn how to make scones from scratch
52. Save up play money to buy the Louis Vuitton bag I have been coveting for years (that means no more debt and the money is saved in addition to monthly savings)
53. Re-finish and fix the dresser in our garage
54. Go kayaking
55. Join a women’s bible study
56. Listen to christian music more
57. Buy a sewing machine, and use it
58. Learn how to make wonton soup
59. Make a holiday meal in my own home
60. Use my snowboard
61. Rent a cabin on the water
62. Visit my parents in Minnesota
63. Redecorate our bathroom
64. Grow and use and herb garden
65. Cook Julia Child's Beef Bourguignon
66. Pay for the person behind me in the drive-thru.
67. Go to the grand canyon
68. Throw a theme party
69. Go to an air show with Scott
70. Get a facial
71. Serve food at a soup kitchen or homeless shelter
72. Learn to make sushi
73. Go to the Getty museum
74. Have a game night with friends in Ventura
75. Eat a fondue restaurant
76. Take photos inside a photo booth
77. Find out what my blood type is
78. Go on a picnic and fly a kite with scott and khloe
79. Get new glasses
80. Frame my Degree
81. Lay in a hammock
82. Take a cooking class
83. Go an entire month without buying an article of clothing
84. Visit family in New York
85. Buy a hydrangea plant and keep it alive
86. Take god son’s to disneyland
87. Go an entire month without eating fast food
88. Create a Navy scrapbook for Scott
89. Make a 5 course meal and pair each with a different glass of wine
90. Go whale watching
91. Go an entire weekend without looking at my phone
92. Go to a Chargers game
93. Read the book Ghost Wars
94. Keep my car clean for a month
95. Become more politically involved
96. Get rid of all of our cheap furniture in our house
97. Buy a good set of kitchen knives
98. Buy a new coffee maker
99. Learn how to pair cheese with wine
100. Move overseas
101. Start a new list!


Lisa said...

I love your list!! I have a lot of the same ones on my bucket list. cute new layout too! :)

lahweez said...

Awesome, I going to have to create my own!

For #10 =)

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