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101 in 1001 – Version 2.0

Version 2.0

  • Start Date: Tuesday, January 1, 2009
  • End Date: Thursday, September 29, 2011
  1. Go to the Mummers Parade in Philadelphia
  2. Attend SxSWi
  3. Lose 35 lbs.
  4. Write one post to all three blogs at least once a day for three months
  5. Start a charity event for Birmingham, AL
  6. Increase earning potential to $60/hr (for the course of the 1001)
  7. Visit Portland, OR
  8. Visit my godmother in Ottawa, Ontario
  9. Visit a place of peace at least twice a week
  10. Run for 30 minutes a day/3-4x a week/3 months
  11. Explore one new place a week
  12. Put at least $10/week into savings
  13. Tend a garden for one year
  14. Read 15 pages/night from printed material
  15. Take 3 pictures a day
  16. Have one conversation with a fellow social media worker a week
  17. Meditate for 30 minutes a day for three (3) months
  18. Write down 5 things that I’m thankful for everyday
  19. Attend a game at New Yankee Stadium
  20. Completely repair my car
  21. Hand write one letter a month to a friend
  22. Eat every meal at home one week/month
  23. Create and maintain an urban issues website
  24. Learn to make four (4) desserts (really well)
  25. Fix both bikes and use them for general transportation for 2 months
  26. Visit Louisville, KY
  27. Plant and maintain a garden (vegetable and herb) for one (1) year
  28. Drink just water every day for 3 months
  29. Get a massage once a month for a year (0/12)
  30. Write at least one good post a day for a year for all three of my sites
  31. Recover the sleeper sofa
  32. Go on a cross-country tour of Canada (turn it into a blog series)
  33. Purchase life insurance policy
  34. Renew my library card
  35. Attend one (1) hyperlocal blog conference.
  36. Go to a drive-in movie
  37. Do one sketch a day for six months
  38. Write two (2) screenplays
  39. Write one (1) novel (begin during NaNoWriMo)
  40. Bring the Axim X30 out of retirement and use when possible for one (1) month.
  41. Get a roll of quarters and head to a batting cage one afternoon
  42. Explore one “new to me” city a month
  43. Learn to make roti from scratch
  44. Create a will
  45. Learn to swim
  46. Go to a University of Notre Dame home football game
  47. See a baseball game at Wrigley Field (not exactly)
  48. Practice on my guitar daily instead of sporadically for two (2) months
  49. Send 12 people I’ve always wanted to talk to 5 questions and see what their answers are. And post them on the blog
  50. Do 75 sit-ups a day for 6 months
  51. Ice skate theRideau Canal in Ottawa
  52. Get a full medical check-up
  53. Revisit The Terminal’s business plan monthly.
  54. Investigate repairing the HDTV; replace if repair costs too much.
  55. Attend the TED Conference once
  56. Attend POPTech! once
  57. Go out of town once a month for six (6) months.
  58. Grill out 2-3 times a week for six months.
  59. Have two meetings a week that make my life better.
  60. Go sailing.
  61. Buy a home. Not a house, but a home.
  62. Pick up one challenging project per month involving social media and outreach to the community.
  63. Scan, upload and label all of the photos in the house
  64. Write notes to twelve (12) friends a week for six (6) months
  65. See Joshua Redman in concert.
  66. Run in the Tour de Pain in Jacksonville
  67. Read the Bible from cover to cover
  68. Go to the Georgia Aquarium
  69. Take a vacation with Betsy
  70. Pay for the person behind me’s food at a fast food restaurant
  71. Speak once every two months for one (1) year.
  72. Fly in a helicopter.
  73. Hold a Beaujolais party.
  74. Meet one new person a month for one (1) year.
  75. Document ALL my possessions for insurance purposes.
  76. Participate in the 26 Things photo project.
  77. Attend a ballet performance.
  78. Improve my handwriting (both in print and script).
  79. Create a list of 100 things that make me happy.
  80. Refinish three (3) pieces of furniture.
  81. Build one (1) piece of furniture.
  82. Complete the 200 sit-ups challenge.
  83. Complete the 100 push-ups challenge.
  84. Give presentations at two (2) national conferences.
  85. Learn to play one song on the harmonica.
  86. Create a playlist of my 101 favorite songs.
  87. Become comfortable with providing assistance for four (4) open source editing tools.
  88. Answer all of the 50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind.
  89. Go hiking once a week for six (6) months.
  90. Make a return visit to New Orleans, LA.
  91. Declutter every room in the house.
  92. Host a game night.
  93. Make a quilt from all of my SCAD t-shirts.
  94. Make a quilt from some of the t-shirts I received at my early races.
  95. Spend one (1) hour a day for six months learning via streaming video.
  96. Renew my passport.
  97. Create emergency fund of 6 months living expenses.
  98. Learn sign language.
  99. Enter a writing contest.
  100. Write for four (4) hours a day for six months.

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