101 in 1001, Part 2

As always, this list is inspired by Mackenzie Horan of Design Darling. The idea is to come up with 101 goals that are attainable but require effort, and to complete them within a 1001-day period. This is my second one--let's see if I can accomplish all of my goals this time!

START DATE: 3/12/2016
END DATE: 12/8/2018

001. Visit South America (April 2017)
002. Make a local friend when traveling (July 2016)
003. Travel to an overseas territory of France
004. Visit northern or western Michigan to camp and/or hike (October 2016)
005. Go back to D.C.--it's been too long!
006. Explore Nantucket or Cape Cod
007. Visit a new state
008. Take a road trip to Pittsburgh (June 2016)
009. Get back up to speed with speaking Arabic
010. Attend a French conversation table (February 2017)
011. Go on another FAM trip (July 2016)
012. Spend a day playing tourist in Detroit (August 2016)
013. Visit 5 new UNESCO World Heritage Sites (2/5 - Þhingvellir National Park; Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso)
014. Experience Grand Rapids, MI (inspired by The New York Times choosing it as one of 52 places to go in 2016)
015. Finally close my French bank account (April 2016)
016. Visit the Arctic Circle
017. Go to a shooting range
018. Visit Québec
019. Attend 10 wine tastings (9/10)
020. Go to a local U-Pick farm and pick fruit
021. Begin learning yet another language and gain basic speaking skills
022. Attend afternoon tea
023. Visit New Orleans
024. Take a boat tour (July 2016)
025. Go horseback riding
026. Watch the sun rise

027. Bench press 75 lbs. (3 sets of 5)
028. Drink 64 oz. of water for 30 days in a row (completed March 2017)
029. Wake up super early and attend a fitness class BEFORE work (May 2016)
030. Figure out my maximum squat weight
031. Stop biting and pulling my cuticles (I know, it's so gross)
032. Try 10 new recipes (completed May 2017 - lemon blueberry bread, fresh egg pasta, chocolate chocolate-chip cookies, sugar cookies, peanut-butter overnight oats, raspberry-chia pudding, parmesan garlic-roasted baby potatoes, three-ingredient flourless muffins, two-ingredient banana pancakes; oatmeal blueberry muffins)
033. Make a meal only using ingredients from a farmers' market
034. Walk 30,000 steps in one day (April 2017)
035. Walk 10,000 steps/day for two weeks straight (July 2016)
036. Get comfortable making homemade pasta (December 2016)
037. Try an açai bowl
038. Get into jump roping
039. Do a two-week sugar detox (following the rules of the Fed Up Challenge)
040. Up my squat weight to 20 kg total in BodyPump
041. "Graduate" to seeing the chiropractor just once per month (September 2016)
042. Attend 10 boot camp classes at the gym (completed August 2016)
043. Complete a fitness program or challenge (completed October 2016 - burn 14,000 calories through exercise in 30 days)
044. Go to a bottomless brunch (June 2016)
045. Learn how to track my body fat percentage
046. Get a set of golf clubs (April 2016)
047. Play 18 holes of golf
048. Run one mile without stopping or walking
049. Try a new fruit (which will be hard, since I've already tried so many odd ones!) (April 2016 - rambutan)
050. Lose 5 lbs.
051. Go two weeks without napping

052. Catch up on writing about my travels
053. Learn how to understand/interpret data from Google Analytics
054. Improve my SEO
055. Reach 1,000 Instagram followers
056. Create an About Me page
057. Learn how to take better blogging/travel photos with my iPhone
058. Learn how to use Adobe Lightroom to edit my photos
059. Make an editorial calendar (May 2016)
060. Find and join a new blogging community within my niche
061. Create a new media kit

062. Visit 10 museums (completed July 2016 - Saga Museum; Culture House; Iceland Phallological Museum; Vasa Museum; ABBA The Museum; Fotografiska; Royal Armoury of Sweden; Royal Treasury of Sweden; Royal Apartments of Sweden; Tre Kronor Museum)
063. Attend 10 fine-arts events (1/10 - American Ballet Theatre's The Sleeping Beauty)
064. Read 30 new books (7/30 - The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up; The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business; When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain: History's Unknown Chapters; The Elegance of the Hedgehog; Hunting Eichmann; The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People; Spark Joy)
065. Write 10 handwritten thank-you notes or letters (7/10)
066. Go an entire month without spending money (except on bills, gas, and other non-negotiables)
067. Spend one week ONLY using my bed for sleeping (as opposed to reading, browsing the Internet, etc.)
068. Do a 24-hour digital detox
069. Read an art history book
070. Complete a knitting project (July 2016)
071. Re-organize my entire closet and bedroom
072. Catch up on all of my emails across my three accounts (university, work, personal) (May 2017)
073. Organize all of my books (May 2016)
074. Reach $X0,000 in savings (sorry, number is secret!)
075. Create my own morning routine
076. Host a brunch or other event
077. Re-frame the drawings and sketches I have in my room
078. Make a travel photo book as a keepsake
079. Reconnect with an old friend
080. Put $10 in savings for each goal completed ($230/$1010)
081. Complete 50 hours of volunteer work (7.5/50)

082. Tackle my pile of clothes that need buttons re-sewn (March 2016)
083. Learn how to give myself a blowout
084. Do 5 makeup tutorials from YouTube--and wear them in public (1/5)
085. Figure out how to best display my jewelry collection (May 2016)
086. Re-organize my makeup and skincare stash (May 2016)
087. Master the art of applying lipliner...
088. ...and that of applying eyeliner
089. Make a total of $250 from selling old clothes on eBay ($159.14/$250)
090. Wear eyeliner to work for an entire month (April 2016)
091. Get rid of my mismatched t-shirts/shorts that I wear to bed and get real pajamas
092. Get a classic, well-made handbag
093. Use up my "excess" makeup and skincare products
094. Learn how to properly apply my foundation for best coverage (November 2016)
095. Invest in a designer item

096. Become further advanced in Excel
097. (Really) learn how to use R Studio
098. Go on a business trip
099. Create a report for work using statistical methods other than Z-scores/standard deviations
100. Spearhead a fun initiative or activity open to all members of the company
101. Bake for my colleagues five times (3/5)

Do any of you have a 101 in 1001 list? Comment with the link, I love reading others' lists!


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