101 in 1001

The Challenge:
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 your part).

Why 1001 Days?
Many people have created lists in the past - frequently simple challenges such as New Year's resolutions or a 'Bucket List'. 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 organising and timing some tasks such as overseas trips, study semesters, or outdoor activities.

Here is my list.
As I complete each task, I will change the color of the entry, include date completed, and link the blog post.
Wish me luck :)

Start Date: December 3, 2010
End Date: August 30, 2013

31 out of 101 complete
70 to go

101 in 1001 Days
1.     Run Half Marathon, Completed 3-27-2011
2.     Run Half Marathon under 2 hours
3.     Complete full Marathon
4.     Potty train E and C
5.     Volunteer at Soup kitchen
6.     Complete a scrapbook
7.     Pay for person’s food behind me in drive thru
8.     Write letter to self to open in 10 years
9.     Go one month with NO spending (with exception on bills/groceries/gas)
10.   Get balance on Credit Cards to 0
11.   Have no fast food for a month
12.   Take a cooking class
13.   Go to a drive-in movie Completed 4-19-12
14.   Visit ICE at Gaylord
15.   Go to Circus Completed 7-31-2011
16.   Read a complete book in one day
17.   Cut my hair, Completed 1-14-2012
18.   Host a cookie swap
19.   Befriend a stranger at the gym
20.   Take a family vacation
21.   Make a complete dinner on the grill
22.   Make all recipes out of one cook book
23.   Go rock climbing
24.   Go indoor skydiving
25.   Read a romance novel Completed 8-23-11
26.   Teach E and C how to swim
27.   Reach 350 followers on blog
28.   Read the Bible, cover to cover
29.   Take a professional family photo
30.   Go fruit picking
31.   Re-Decorate bedroom
32.   Make size chart of kids height
33.   Build/Plant a garden and eat the produce Complete 6-20-2011
34.   Bake (edible) bread from scratch
35.   Use all black frames for picture wall
36.   Take Yoga class, Completed 1-20-2011
37.   Crack an egg with one hand Completed 9-14-11
38.   Print all pictures of Kids and put in photo boxes dated
39.   Have a picnic Completed 9-11-2011
40.   Camp out in the backyard
41.   Attend Disney on Ice
42.   Get in car, drive strait on same road for 2 hours, spend night, go home with a friend.
43.   Have Christmas in July
44.   Build Gingerbread House, Completed 12-12-10
45.   Go sledding
46.   Go to Grandma Brown's Grave
47.   Read 26 books, each author beginning with A, B, C….. (8/26)
48.   Go to concert
49.   Participate in Operation Beautiful
50.   Complete Baby Books/Prego Book, up to date Completed 4-2-11
51.   Eat fast food for every meal for a day, Completed 2-19-2011
52.   Make hummus Completed 3-30-2011
53.   Go to a Mexican restaurant and DON’T eat chips, Completed 1-28-2011
54.   Run a 10k under an hour
55.   Lay on grass,  look at clouds with Kids, guess shapes
56.   Take a random picture for everyday for one month Completed February 2011
57.   Send someone a card for no reason
58.   Color an entire coloring book
59.   Take pictures in a photo booth
60.   Make Spaghetti Ice Cream
61.   Donate hair to Locks of Love Complted 1-14-2012
62.   Participate in Zumba Completed 3-30-2011
63.   Paint toenails a different color, Completed 12-8-2010
64.   Go to a midnight showing of a movie, Completed 5-29-2011
65.   Have a physic reading
66.   Cash in the change jar and spend it on something ridiculous
67.   Make and bury a time capsule with kids
68.   Take a photo (or write a blog post) of each task completed (30/101)
69.   Eat vegetarian for a week, Completed 2-5-11 through 2-11-2011
70.   Get a hot rock massage, Completed 11-04-2011
71.   Go to Zoo Completed 11-26-2011
72.   No TV for weekend (including movies)
73.   Go on Camping Trip
74.   Walk through corn maze
75.   Eat Fondue
76.   Make Tamales from scratch
77.   Buy flowers for someone
78.   Take a picture of the same place every month for 12 months, 11th of every month (12/12) Completed 11-11-2011
79.   Visit house on Douglas
80.   Go to the aquarium, Completed 5-29-2011
81.   Hug a tree
82.   Have face painted
83.   Get a facial
84.   Go to wild life zoo
85.   Float the River
86.   Start new tradition Completed 10-31-2011
87.   Go to sporting event Completed 8-26-2011
88.   Take picture for each letter of the alphabet (8/26)
89.   Perform Karaoke Completed 12-29-2011
90.   Go to a festival
91.   Build a snowman family
92.   Tip 100%  Completed 7-1-2011
93.   Complete entire Sudoku Book
94.   Go roller skating
95.   Make a wish at 11:11 on November 11, 2011 Completed 11-11-11
96.   Plant a tree
97.   Clean out closet Completed 11-12-2011
98.   See a burlesque show
99.   Get a grown up purse Completed 12-25-2010
100.  Buy a fish
101.  Go play paintball