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Day Zero Project

By Friday, January 20, 2012, I would like to:

(Italics are those currently in process. Strikethroughs are items completed.)

  1. Travel overseas again (Canada/Mexico do not count)
  2. Read Illiad OR The Odyssey
  3. Purchase either two kayaks or one canoe
  4. Go on another canoe/kayak trip
  5. Go properly vegetarian for one month (no fish allowed)
  6. Be vegan for a week.
  7. Read the Bible cover to cover
  8. Finish wedding cross-stitch
  9. Finish a paint-by-number
  10. Put together wedding scrapbook
  11. Have a spa day
  12. Visit Niagara Falls
  13. Insure wedding rings
  14. Donate food to food pantry
  15. Paint inside of house
  16. Read and recite Beowulf
  17. Go to the opera
  18. Go to another broadway show
  19. Burn new Rajaton CD
  20. Get car detailed
  21. Watch the sun rise
  22. Complete a basic Welsh course
  23. Learn how to knit
  24. Really enjoy one day from beginning to end
  25. Organize closet under the stairs
  26. Get living will written
  27. Go camping again
  28. Take K to top of Mt. Ampersand
  29. Visit Mabee history site
  30. Visit Albany Schuyler mansion
  31. Finish Wales book #1
  32. Finish Wales book #2
  33. Read book on time period of 1483-1500 in England
  34. Encourage parents to draw up will
  35. Visit CO again
  36. Visit FL again
  37. Get a dog
  38. Buy new house
  39. Get bar and fed. bar certificates framed
  40. Frame Wales pic that J gave me at my engagement party
  41. Visit Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen
  42. Visit 3 farms from where we get our food (2/3)
  43. Go on a wine tour
  44. Pay off all private school loans
  45. Increase retirement savings to 15%
  46. Pay off car
  47. Donate to WAMC
  48. Donate $ to Humane Society
  49. Hike Gertrude’s Nose again
  50. Run a mile.
  51. Participate in an orienteering meet
  52. Swim 50 laps
  53. Swim 100 laps
  54. Participate in a 5K run
  55. Have a child
  56. Get to goal weight
  57. Start a compost heap
  58. Maintain a garden
  59. Save up for new downpayment on a house
  60. Purchase a DSLR
  61. Be an expert at using the DSLR
  62. Finish writing new novel
  63. Edit Nanowrimo novel
  64. Get chickens
  65. Learn how to use my sewing machine
  66. Be more self-confident
  67. Go snow-shoeing
  68. Buy new bedroom furniture
  69. Buy new dining room furniture
  70. Buy new living room furniture
  71. Send my parents to Hawaii for their anniversary
  72. Put up shelves in closet under the stairs
  73. Make a list of 25 things I like about myself
  74. Make a list of 50 things that make me happy
  75. Write K a love letter
  76. Update my resume
  77. Wear heels at least once a week
  78. Make and give a book on how to make pasteles to my family for Christmas
  79. Make and can my own salsa
  80. Buy and learn how to use a pressure canner
  81. Sell something on Etsy or at the Farmer’s Market
  82. Visit Lake Placid
  83. Complete the Couch to 5K program (2/27)
  84. Ride 100 miles on the Expresso bike (48.48/100)
  85. Do all 24 weeks of Buff Brides again, even though I’m no longer a bride
  86. Write in my diary at least once a month
  87. Ride my bike down the canal path to Schenectady
  88. Ride my bike to the Farmer’s market
  89. Design professional looking labels for my jam
  90. Keep a political journal
  91. Go one month without drinking any coffee, tea, or soda
  92. Make pesto from scratch
  93. Make it through OHS
  94. Do something so utterly fantastic for my husband, to thank him for all he does for me
  95. Take the Animal Law II class
  96. Figure out how to get my parents to treat me like an adult
  97. Invite my cousin J over for dinner, or take him out for the day
  98. Complete a 12-place Fiestaware set with serving pieces
  99. Invite over or go out to dinner with E and L
  100. Invite over or go out to dinner with V and K
  101. Keep this list updated
One Comment leave one →
  1. Tink permalink
    May 11, 2010 8:24 am

    When you figure out how to make your parents treat you like an adult- write a book- you’ll make millions! (or at least share your wisdom with me!)

    I love your list! You may inspire me to make one of my own!!

    Good luck!

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