My 101 list

Apr. 8th, 2013 12:15 am
[personal profile] akarasuma
Since I started compiling it on July 12, I only have 990 days left according to DayZeroProject. It's all good, though, since I've already started work on some of the ones I came up with first.

I. Life goals (1/5)
1. Change jobs (18/04/2011)
2. Have the surgery (15/03/2011)
3. Decide on a career course: MA or not.
4. Lose 5 kg
5. Earn my 2nd dan in TKD

II. Shopping (1/6)
6. Buy a comforter I love
7. Get a guitar
8. Buy better-fitting sunglasses
9. Get braces
10. Switch to Mac (24/11/2010)
11. Buy a car (24/05/2011)

III. Food/Cooking (0/4)
12. Cook Julia Child’s Boeuf Bourguignon
13. Bake a cake
14. Take a cooking and baking class
15. Try a new recipe once a month for one year (6/12)

IV. Organization (0/3)
16. Get rid of CDs on my desk
17. Organize my pictures and negatives
18. Clean out/organize my closet

V. Money (0/6)
19. Transfer at least $20 a month to Savings Account for one year (st. April) (2/12)
20. Save at least $150 a month six months in a row (0/6)
21. Make a new Kiva loan at least four times a year
22. Donate to Cáritas once a year (0/3)
23. Donate $5 to charity for each task I don’t complete
24. Put away $10 for every goal completed (7/100)

VI. Exercise (0/4)
25. Complete the 100 pushups challenge
26. Complete the 200 sit-ups challenge
27. Complete the Couch to 5k program while wearing a hogu (let's be realistic here)
28. Be able to do the splits
 
VII. Writing (0/3)
29. Blog at least once a week for three months straight
30. Blog in Japanese at least twice a month for three months after Hiroko leaves
31. Answer the "50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind" (2/50)

VIII. Projects
a. Things I just need to make time for (1/15)
1. Write a letter to myself to open on April 8, 2013, or when I've finished (Sep 06/10)
2. Climb a tree
3. Learn the choreography to a catchy dance tune
4. Learn all the words to Jai Ho
5. Get a massage
6. Re-read my University papers
7. Read a history book as if it were a novel
8. Write (or complete) a short story
9. Send a secret to PostSecret
10. Ask my grandparents questions about their lives and document them (0/6)
11. Figure out whether or not I can ride a bike
12. Make a list of what I'm looking for/ what is important to me in a relationship
13. Write each of my cousins a letter telling them how much I love them
14. Go to a movie alone
15. In April 2013, make a new list that includes at least one item from my "Someday" list

b. Things that will require some time (0/9)
1. Learn how to play a Beatles song on the guitar
2. Learn to play the first 30 seconds of Bach's Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
3. Learn to play Bach's Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring in its entirety
4. Find a music class I enjoy
5. Learn how to sail
6. Go scuba diving
7. Take tango lessons
8. Complete a scrapbook
9. Host a theme party

IX. Habits
a. Calendarized (0/7)
1. Floss at least once a week for three months
2. Eat well one day out of every two weeks for four months
3. At least once a month, watch a movie I've always wanted to see, even if it's by myself
4. Take a photo of the garden every month for one year
5. Print my favorite 43things pictures and make them into a scrapbook every two months
6. Make at least one day trip every six months
7. Join Postcrossing.com and send 10 postcards

b. No need to check (0/10)
1. Read/write 100 kanji
2. Read 12 books a year
3. Go to at least one concert every year
4. Order a new thing at any restaurant where I've had the same three or more consecutive times (1/3)
5. Read all the books currently on my shelf
6. Stop biting my nails
7. Go through my picture a day calendar and mark places I've visited
8. Take pictures whenever I complete my goals
9. Make a scrapbook of my goals to admire when I finish!
10. Eat at 10 new restaurants (1/10)
- Bryan's 

X. Other (0/6)
1. Keep my bed clear 14 days in a row
2. Go to bed at 11 pm at the latest for two weeks straight
3. Go to bed at midnight at the latest two weeks in a row
4. Go to bed before 1am every day for a week
5. Never leave the house in an outfit I don't feel good in
6. Don't complain about anything for a week

Travel (2/23)
1. Visit Abby & Eric and go to TKD with them
2. See Kate Havnevik live
3. Visit the Smithsonian museum
4. Attend taping of The Daily Show or Colbert Report
5. Go to Vancouver
6. Participate in a winter sport of any kind
7. Visit Versailles (28/09/2010)
8. Try either Bouillabaise or Salade Niçoise
9. Blog about having a real Italian pizza
10. Visit Japan
11. Go to an onsen in Japan
12. Go to Hiroshima
13. Ride a bullet train (16/10/2010)
14. See the Rosetta stone
15. Go on a wine tour
16. Visit the Greek Islands
17. Go down the Nile on a cruise
18. Go on a hot air balloon ride
19. Go whale-watching
20. Visit at least five of the New Wonders Of The World nominees (including places I have already been to) (3/5)
The Great Wall of China
Petra, Jordan
Christ Redeemer, Brazil
Machu Picchu, Peru
Chichén Itzá, Mexico
The Colosseum, Rome (6/10/2010)
The Taj Mahal, India
Acropolis, Greece
Alhambra, Granada, Spain
Angkor, Cambodia
Easter Island Statues, South Pacific Ocean
Eiffel Tower, Paris (27/09/2010)
Hagia Sophia, Istanbul
Kiyomizu Temple, Japan
Kremlin, Moscow
Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany
The Pyramids of Egypt
The Statue of Liberty
Stonehenge in Great Britain
Sydney Opera House
Timbuktu, Mali
21. See the Northern Lights
22. Travel to at least three new places in Mexico
23. Visit one place on my picture-a-day calendar every year (1/4) 

I'm excited about my list. I do wonder just how much of it is more wishful thinking than actual goals, but at least the charity of my choice will reap benefits from my inability to compile a list of proper projects, haha.
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