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101 Things ~ 2009 Version



101 Things in 3 Years ~ 2009 Version

The items in blue are new, others are left over from existing list. I have left a few spaces because I always find new things and then there is no room. This time the Hobbies take up half the list LOL! Many new things to learn and share in the coming years. I am looking forward to 2009!




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101 Things in 3 yearsModified December 28, 2008

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MissionTo complete the following list of things in a period of 1001 daysLeftovers from previous list

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Start Date1st January 2009New items

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End Date31st December 2011

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% Complete0

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% In Progress0

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% Not Started100

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Goal TypeIndexDescriptionScheduleActionAdditional Info

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Personal1Take Daily Multivitamin (for 30 days)Daily

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2Get a new credit cardOnce

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3Regular Dentist Visit (every 6 months for 2 times)6 Monthly

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4Workout 3 times a week, for lifeDaily

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5Include a protein serving in one meal a day (for 30 days)Daily

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6Go without sugar for 15 days (Splenda ok)Daily

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7Go without white flour for 15 daysDaily

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8Achieve initial goal weight 123lbOnce

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9Achieve final goal weight 113lbOnce

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10Learn swimmingOnce

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11Make 2 new friendsOnce

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12Henna my hair monthly (for 3 months)Monthly

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Housekeeping13Scan photos brought from IndiaOnce

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14Print photos and arrange in pre-wedding albumsOnce

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15Print photos and arrange in pre-Mehul albumsOnce

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16Print photos for Mehul years 0 - 4Once

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17Print photos for Mehul years 4-7Once

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18Dust furniture weekly (for 4 weeks)Weekly

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19Donate the donate pile (2 years)Annual

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20Sort through Mehul's toys and donate 1/3rd of the totalOnce

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21Nightly cleanup routine for 30 daysDaily

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Family22Have Family portraits done (2 consecutive years)Annual

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23Go to Temple atleast once a month (for 3 consecutive months)Monthly

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24Move Mehul to his own roomOnce

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25Get a fish tankOnce

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26Expand our family!Once

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27Visit a Farmers MarketOnce

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28Visit an Antiques MarketOnce

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Travel29Have a Disney World Vacation with MehulOnce

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30Visit the west coast Once

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31Visit a new CountryOnce

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32Visit a new StateOnce

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33Go Skiing/SnowTubingOnce

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Life and Financial34Start a 401K for MeOnce

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35Start a Roth IRA for MehulOnce

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36Get a will for myselfOnce

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37Be more involved in home finances (for 3 months)MonthlyPay bills, look at statements, track accounts on MS Money

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Home and Garden38Maintain a schedule for lawn care (for 2 years)Annual

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39Organize Master WIC (Add more shelving)Once

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40Organize Mehul's WIC (Add more shelving)Once

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41Decorate and Organize Craft RoomOnce

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42Decorate and Organize Play RoomOnce

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43Organize Kitchen cabinetsOnce

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44Finish organizing my makeup drawersOnce

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45Finish organizing DH's grooming drawersOnce

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46Paint Guest bedroomOnce

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47Paint HallwaysOnce

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48Buy Living Room furnitureOnce

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49Paint Living/Dining RoomsOnce

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50Hang curtains in Living/DiningOnce

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51Hang curtains in Master BROnce

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52Tile Backsplash in KitchenOnce

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53Make a new perenniels bed in the back yardOnce

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54Plant an ornamental tree in the front yardOnce

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55Plant a new bed in the front yardOnce

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56Plant bamboo, banana, or palmOnce

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Hobbies 57Frame Angel of LoveOnce

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Stitching58Finish one big and 2 small/medium stitching projects a yearAnnual

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59Sell some stitching stash no longer neededAnnual

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60Finish Peacock Tapestry by December, 2009Once

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Digi-Scrapping61Make London scrapbook/photobookOnce

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62Make India scrapbook/photobookOnce

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63Complete & Print Recipe BookletOnce

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Reading64Read 24 books in a year (Rereads don't count)Annual

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65Read/Listen to LOTR TrilogyOnce

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66Read books by at least 5 new authorsOnce

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JeweleryMaking67Learn new jewelery making techniques (at least 2)Once

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Photography68Learn to use DSLR on manualOnce

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Knitting69Knit a pair of socks yearly (2 years)Annual

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70Knit a neckwarmer yearly (2 years)Annual

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71Knit a wristwarmer yearly (2 years)Annual

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72Knit a new set of scarves, hat for Mehul (2 years)Annual

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Sewing73Try atleast 3 new finishing techniques (needlebook, needleroll, pouch, book cover)Monthly

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74Learn to sew a KurtaOnce

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75Learn to sew a TopOnce

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76Make a new Apron and maybe matching potholdersOnce

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77Learn to make a framed handbagOnce

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Cooking78Learn to make Garam MasalaOnce

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79Learn to make 2 types of PicklesOnceMango, Lemon, Ginger/Garlic, vegetable

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80Learn to make two new desserts a year (2 years)Annual

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81Learn to make two new Appetizers a year (2 years)AnnualPhyllo dough appetizer & pastries, puff pastry samosa, veggie sushi rolls

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82Learn to make two new Main Course dishes a year (2 years)Annual

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83Make urad dal wadis (for 2 times)Annual

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84Make white butter (for 3 times)Monthly

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Any85Make atleast 4 ornaments a year -- stitched/beaded/other (2 years)Annual

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86Any hobby atleast 3 nights a weekDaily

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87Decorate Rangoli every yearAnnual

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88Wear or carry something I made consequently for 5 days (two times). No repeatsMonthlyCould include clothing, jewelery, or accessories like handbag, scarf, sock

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89Wear Sari at least twice a yearAnnualDiwali, Birthday, Anniversary, etc.

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90Buy a cocktail dressOnce

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91Sell some handmade Jewelery or at least try toOnce

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92Redo blog design yearly (2 years)Annual

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93Take a community courseOnceIntermediate photography, jewelery-making, or sewing

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94Try a new fruit or vegetable on each grocery trip (for 4 times)Bi-weekly

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95Make New Year cards for 2 years Annual

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101When 1001 days are up, update this list, then make a new list, including carrying over any of these not completed. :-)Once

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