101 in 1001

This year, instead of doing New Years resolutions, a friend inspired me to do 101 in 1001. You pick 101 things to do in 1001 days and they can be big or little but they have to be concrete and measurable. Here’s my list. I’ll update it as I complete things and write some posts about some of the activities!

1. make t-shirt quilt
2. finish editing novel
3. send novel to 10 agents/publishers
4. finish second novel
5. finish playing Gone Home
6. catch up on Buffy and Willow comics
7. get doula certification
8. relearn basic Spanish
9. go to Baby Bookworm at the library
10. frame orange crate prints
11. get into habit of vacuuming every other week
12. take Jonas to swimming lessons
13. Apple picking at Oak Glen
14. visit Lindsey
15. purge closet
16. visit Amelia and Sami in the UK
17. go to Quaker meeting
18. go to UU service
19. blog at least once a month for Jonas’s first year
20. make blog book
21. meditate for 30 minutes a day for 30 days
22. get into habit of daily 10 minute meditation
23. do bakasana (crow pose)
24. go to a punk show
25. plant garden
26. remodel play room into something we’ll use
27. baby proof
28. get doula business cards
29. finish doula website
30. ask Grandma to tell me a story I’ve wanted to hear
31. finish sending birth announcements
32. plan 1st bday party for Jonas with slideshow
33. road trip to Phoenix
34. turn window seat into toy chest
35. donate unused baby stuff
36. go to Deer Park 5 times (0/5)
37. go to an IE Dharma Punx meeting
38. watch Dollhouse
39. frame wedding invitation
40. (personal)
41. make jalapeno poppers
42. Weezer art for Jonas’s room
43. take Jonas to a show/concert
44. send holiday cards
45. CA family reunion
46. do baby signs with Jonas
47. 2015 calendar with 2014 pictures
48. set up college fund for Jonas
49. invest some of our savings
50. move dinners away from the tv and to the table
51. pick a new fruit or vegetable and make something with it
52. take Jonas to the beach
53. tech free Tuesdays actually: Facebook Free Fridays
54. tech free weekend
55. at home date- movie and dinner theme
56. set up emergency kit
57. take Jonas to a play
58. make a will
59. adopt a family/kid for the holidays
60. hang up quilt
61. get ring insurance
62. upholster window seat in the office
63. “just because” gifts for Jer (2/3)
64. go to family yoga class with Jonas
65. get a nice camera
66. have family photos taken
67. Jurupa Mountains Discovery Center
68. drive in movie as a family
69. take Jonas to Chino Youth Museum
70. get into monthly date nights
71. take Jonas to see Pop and Nana
72. bake a pie from scratch
73. anniversary getaway
74. get a good haircut
75. wear hair in a different style each day for a week
76. visit Glen Ivy hot springs
77. vegan s’mores over the fire pit
78. use the pool at least once a week during summer
79. add money to kiva account and lend
80. take Sasha to dog park 5 times (0/5)
81. take Sasha to Huntington dog beach
82. corn starch slime with Jonas
83. let Jonas try a lemon (record it)
84. get into 3 new bands (1/3)
85. write a love letter to Jer
86. SD card of Jonas’s first Christmas for Grandma
87. Read 30 books (27/30)
88. finger paint with Jonas
89. use old bath products and cosmetics or throw away
90. Make 5 cookbook recipes
91. go to Fontana farmer’s market
92. cash in change jar and buy a treat with it
93. go to 15 hockey games (7/15)
94. play street hockey in the driveway
95. set up organization system for business expense tracking
96. (personal)
97. record listening night
98. surprise Jer with one of his favorite meals
99. build up 100 oz breast milk stash
100. take Sasha to get stitches out
101. Complete 30 day exercise challenge

It was really fun to think about some things we’ll be able to do with Jonas in the next few years! I am really excited to get started!

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