101 Things in 1001 Days

101 Things – challenge from Day Zero Project

The rules: Complete all 101 tasks in 1001 days. 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 my part).

Start: 1-1-2013

End: September 29, 2015

Key: idea stage in progress completed


1. Finish this list.

2. Move to Korea.

3. Finish paperwork to move to Korea.

4. Complete a course on teaching English.

5. Learn enough Korean to have a 5 minute conversation.

6. Learn enough Korean to read a newspaper.

7. Read a book in another language.

8. Write a 200-word blog post in another language.

9. Take an unplanned, spur-of-the-moment trip.

10. Visit 5 places and spend a day in each.

11. Visit a UNESCO World Heritage site.

12. Visit a karaoke bar/noraebang.

13. Visit a bathhouse.

14. Get involved with a local festival.

15. Explore my square mile.

16. Read the Old Testament.

17. Read the New Testament.

18. Tithe more carefully.

19. Pray for a different country specifically every month.

20. Stay off screens for a month.

21. Conquer the laundry.

22. Find out my blood type.

23. Go swimming.

24. Go to bed before 10:30 pm every night for a week.

25. Drink 8 cups of fluids every day for a week.

26. Try fish oil.

27. Do 100 sit-ups.

28. Follow a personal exercise routine for a month.

29. Get new glasses or contacts.

30. Private!

31. Private.

32. Make breakfast every day for a week.

33. Make lunches for a month.

34. Be able to do the splits and a bridge in the same day.

35. Drink tea every day for a month.

36. Have a birthday party.

37. Do something special for each set of grandparents at graduation.

38. Take a walk at sunrise and another at sunset.

39. Buy an iPod.

40. Get a henna tattoo.

41. Read 101 books.

42. Attend a ball.

43. Attend a concert.

44. Visit a planetarium or go stargazing.

45. Leave a favourite book at a public place for someone else to pick up and enjoy.

46. Participate in geocaching or a flash mob.

47. List 101 things I’m grateful for.

48. Donate 1 million grains of rice.

49. Hand out 5 allergy care packages.

50. Make 10 microloans.

51. Edit 101 pages for Project Gutenberg.

52. Donate blood.

53. Volunteer at least 101 hours.

54. Sponsor a child.

55. Send each member of my family a care package.

56. Write 20 letters by hand.

57. Finish all my hemming projects.

58. Donate or throw away 101 items.

59. Find a non-car method of transportation everywhere I live.

60. Fold a thousand cranes.

61. Read 1 nonfiction article every day for a year.

62. Try a DIY beauty treatment for a month.

63. Write 10 short stories, at least 1 in another language.

64. Publish my best story on Project Gutenberg.

65. Write a full month of consecutive blog posts.

66. Write a blog update every month of the 1001 days.

67. Take a cooking class.

68. Bake a loaf of bread.

69. Make family meals for a month of Meatless Mondays.

70. Make a full traditional meal.

71. Watch the World Cup.

72. Learn the ASL alphabet.

73. Take five self-defense or dance classes.

74. Watch 30 foreign language films or tv shows.

75. Find 50 new songs or musical artists that I like listening to.

76. Be a local library member everywhere I live.

77. Travel somewhere by train.

78. Take pictures in a photo booth.

79. Try 5 new flavours of ice cream.

80. Make butterbeer.

81. See snow again.

82. Dye my hair ginger.

83. Spend an afternoon reading outdoors.

84. Finish a research class.

85. Get a foodservice job.

86. Try a new form of alternative medicine.

87. Become a library volunteer

88. Level a LOTRO character to 95

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