Chronicles of a Baby Catcher

101 in 1001

What’s this all about? I saw this on http://triplux.com/dayzero and thought I’d create my own… Here are the rules:

  • Develop a list of 101 tasks/activities that you will complete in 1001 days (2.75 years).
  • Tasks must be specific (i.e., no ambiguity in the wording), with a result that is either measurable or clearly defined.
  • Tasks must also be realistic and stretching (i.e. represent some amount of work on my part).
  • Start Date: August 23, 2008
  • End Date: May 21, 2011 – I will be 26 years, 8 months, and 10 days old

I have started my list below.  Please note that this is a work in progress and that I’ll be revisiting this post to complete my list.  AND, as I start completing each task, I will cross them off.

MY 101 in 1001 List

1. Back up my computer files

2. Knit a baby’s blanket

3. Become Fluent in Spanish

4. Read a book by Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Spanish

5. Keep Room Clean for a Month (30/30)

6. Find out what’s wrong with my camera and get it fixed if possible

7. Organize my jewelry

8. Make a Quilt

9. Make a Scrapbook of my Life (through to College)

10. Get engaged

11. Save enough money to buy an Apple Laptop by August 2009

12. Get a new bed frame

13. Donate to Obama’s Campaign

14. Start a collaborative professional association for the advancement of evidence-based obstetrics

15. Finish Applying to Midwifery School

16. Start Midwifery School

17. Get business cards printed

18. Organize a 2008 folder with all of my business expenses

19. Get a puppy

20. Find and Purchase prints of Breastfeeding Virgin Mary that I saw in former client’s home

21. Develop a library system for all of my birth/pregnancy books

22. Get back to 125 pounds!

23. Grow my hair out to bra-strap length

24. Read the entire Harry Potter Series (1/7)

25. Take a yoga class

26. Take an exercise class

27. Take a ballet class

28. Find an apartment in New Haven

29. Find a roommate

30. Take a Swing class

31. Go horse-back riding

32. Take a road trip

33. Live abroad for 1-3 months

34. Go canoeing

35. Go camping

36. Go whitewater rafting

37. Take a photography class

38. Complete two 26 things (http://sh1ft.org/26things/) projects (0/2)

39. Buy a pair of sunglasses that flatter my face and are stylish

40. Grow an indoor herb garden

41. Try a Natural Deodorant (and keep using it if it works)

42. Replace all toxic household cleaning products with green products

43. Start using reusable grocery bags

44. Join a local group in New Haven

45. Vote in the 2008 Presidential Election

46. Increase this blog’s readership (at least 20 subscribers and 100 visits a week)

47. Read bible from cover to cover

48. Go to a Christian conference or retreat

49. Donate old clothes I no longer wear

50. Make a loan to www.kiva.org

51. Find a great church in New Haven

52. Get an I-Touch

53. Stop biting my nails

54. Finish a 500 piece Jigsaw puzzle

55. Frame my postcards from my year abroad

56. Fall in Love

57. Keep car clean for 30 days (10/30)

58. Keep living room clean for 30 days (0/30)

59. Keep Kitchen clean for 30 days (0/30)

60. Walk after dinner for 30 days (0/30)

61. Read 101 books in 1001 days (/101)

62. Declutter living room before moving to CT

63. Donate stationary bike and headboard

64. Pay of credit card.

65. Develop business plan for future midwifery practice

66. Develop plan to get out of debt completely

67. Take a medical Spanish class.

68.  Take an art class.

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98. Blog about as many tasks as possible.

99. Do something fun when I finish this list

100. Create another 101 in 1001!!!

101. Finish this List

2 Responses to "101 in 1001"

Your list is excellent! I congratulate you on your goals. I actually started making a list of goals to achieve each year in my 23rd year of life. I make about 16 goals each year and most times achieve a 75% success rate.

No one told me about this but I learned about it through much prayer and inspiration from God. I wish I had learned it sooner but was glad that I learned it then rather than in my 60’s. =)

The four areas I use are Spiritual, Academic, Business and Personal. I try to put four goals in each. I have a worksheet I developed so if you’d like to get it, just shoot me an email.

Lots of love and peace (to you and the universe.)

Vaughn

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