I rocked the final winter of my challenge to complete 101 things in 1001 days. I finished 11 tasks, reveling in trash, haggis, Pez, roller derby, snowshoeing, Spam, and more.
In the coming months, I hope to complete a trapeze class, go to some offbeat museums, clear the clutter, and take the kids go carting. Here comes the spring!
January – March, 2013: 8th Quarterly Report
(Only 26 more things to go!)
#3. Say yes to everything for a whole day: Just Say Yes.
#5. Attend a UU church meeting: A church where an atheist can feel at home.
#6. Go to a roller derby: Roller Derby Jam.
#32. Walk 10,000 steps a day for an average of six days a week: Still Stepping. (I am still doing it every day, and this put me over the days needed for an average of doing it six days a week.) The streak lives!
#35. Volunteer at a soup kitchen or homeless shelter: Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen.
#41. Read Anna Karenina: Driving in a Car with Anna Karenina.
#59. Make a wooden frame for the old homemade door panels my dad had made: Framing a Memory.
#63. Go snowshoeing: Definitely Enough Snow: Snowshoeing After Nemo.
#64. Try a new cuisine: Pork, Squid, and Milkfish: A Filipino Meal.
#70. Eat haggis: Haggis: Can You Stomach It?
#92. Make Spambalaya Jambalaya: Spam, Spam, Shrimp, and Spam.
Tasks I am making progress on:
#53. Eat meatless at least one day a week on average. (Working on this, Meatless Monday updates here.)
#67. Go to at least five offbeat or small museums (2/5 completed).
#75. Read at least 15 classics I’ve never read. (11/15 completed)
- The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
- Green Hills of Africa by Ernest Hemingway
- Candide by Voltaire
- The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy
Previously read during this challenge:
- The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
- My Ántonia by Willa Cather (My Ántonia Didn’t Change, But I Sure Did)
- Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
- Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier (I Am Not Rebecca)
- A Room with a View by E. M. Forster
- The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
- The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (A Christmas Quest: Solve the Riddles to Find Your Present)
#79. Dance my way through Dance Central with Kinect. (I am about halfway through and need to get back to this. It may be beyond my abilities. Same with juggling. We’ll see.)
My previous reports:
- Quarterly report #1
- Quarterly report #2
- Quarterly report #3
- Quarterly report #4
- Quarterly report #5
- Quarterly report #6
- Quarterly report #7
What’s on your list?