101 Things – Current Round

101 Things in 1001 Days – Round 5!

Official start date: December 31, 2016

Official end date: September 28, 2019

Official progress report: 26 completed, 12 in progress, 63 things to go.

Anything that is in progress will be italicized and anything that has been completed will be marked in bold – wish me luck!

Learning, Creative and Random Things

1. Audition for a play

2. Be a guest on a podcast – done April 2017

3. Take a cooking class of any kind

4. Participate in a bar trivia night

5. Take one picture every day for a year (153/365)

6. Create a 1 Second Every Day video for all 12 months in a year (5/12)

7. Create family yearbooks for 2016, 2017, and 2018. (1/3)

8. Learn to play poker

9. Take an art class of any kind – Done April 2017

10. Attend a book reading

11. Do a DNA test to learn more about my ancestry

12. Find a home church

13. Learn to say ‘thank you’ and ‘I love you’ in 10 new languages (10/10)
(Navajo, Spanish, ALS, Chinese, Swahili, Swedish, Arabic, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish)

14. Finish Pretty Little DC cross stitch

Travel Things

15. Visit Scotland again

16. Visit a country I have never visited

17. Visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando – done January 2017

18. See the Northern Lights

19. See the Grand Canyon again – Done March 2017

20. Take a ride on the Maid of the Mist at Niagara Falls

21. Visit Walt Disney World again – done January 2017

22. Visit the old Ohio State Reformatory

23. Visit a state I have never visited

24. Play in the ocean

25. Renew my passport
(Done – May 2017)

26. Visit Platform 9 3/4 in London

27. Visit Iceland

28. Attend an SNL taping in person.

Ellie and Abby Things

29. Get Ellie and Abby their passports – Done May 2017

30. Serve them both breakfast in bed

31. Write letters to the girls to be opened on their 18th birthday

32. Take the girls snow tubing

33. Take the girls to Blooms and Butterflies at FPC

34. Take the girls to a National Park – done March 2017

35. Take the girls to the Renaissance Festival

36. Camp in the backyard with the girls

37. Take the girls to a Broadway show in NYC

38. Attend the Circleville Pumpkin Festival

39. Take the girls on every “mountain” ride at Walt Disney World – Done January 2017

40. Visit Columbus Museum of Art with the girls – Done April 2017

Sports and Fitness Things

41. Hit 10,000 steps every day for a month

42. Run/walk a Disney race in person

43. Attend a college sporting event – Spring Game 2017

44. Bowl at least a 100 game (never bowled over 79!)

45. Attend a Blue Jackets game – CBJ beat Minn Wild 1-0, March 2017

46. Attend a Columbus Clippers game

47. Walk/Run an average of one 5K per month for a year (5/12)
(Jan 1 – Be The Light 5K, Feb 5 – 5th Line 5K, Mar 26 – AZ Distance Classic, Apr 29 – Cap City 5K, May 25 – FOREMiler)

Movie and Music Things

48. Create 10 new Spotify Playlists (8/10)
(Pump Up, Christmas, Broadway Baby, Let’s Go For a Walk, Boy Bands, Go Go Go, Video Songs, Ellie’s Favs)

49. Attend a local high school play – done April 2017

50. Attend 3 concerts (0/3)

51. See a Broadway show I have never seen – HAMILTON! Done May 2017!! 

52. Attend a BalletMet performance

For Others Things

53. Pay for the car behind me in a drive thru

54. Put change into expired meters on the street

55. Help with a Habitat for Humanity build

56. Send a note to an author whose work inspires me

57. Leave a 100% tip for amazing service

58. Take the girls to read to the dogs at the shelter

59. Donate blood at least 6 times (2/6)
(1.9.17, 4.26.17)

60. Bake cookies for Ronald McDonald House

61. Ask to speak to the manager to compliment one of their employees for great service
(Complimented an entire location to the manager – Feb 2017)

62. Volunteer at least 1 time a month for a year (0/12)

63. Cut my hair and donate it to Locks of Love – Done January 10, 2017

64. Send 25 hand written thank you notes (0/25)

65. Buy toys for Firefighter’s For Kids for Christmas in 2017 and 2018

Finance/Adult Things

66. Update Keeper with new passwords
(Done March 2017)

67. Update will and power of attorneys.

68. Buy stock in a company that I believe in

69. Build up a 6 month emergency fund in savings

House and Organization Things

70. Remodel the kitchen

71. Remodel the basement

72. Purge 100 items from the house – either donate or throw away (0/100)

Food and Drink Things

73. Make a completely local meal

74. Go one week without drinking soda
(Done April 2017)

75. Grow a small indoor herb garden

76. Learn to make 10 classic cocktails

77. Try oysters
(Done Mother’s Day Brunch 2017 – I love seafood but I will pass on oysters unless they are fried.)

78. Make 15 new recipes from Pinterest (0/15)

79. Try 5 new-to-me food trucks/carts (2/5)
(Kooky Cookie, Cluckwagon)

80. Attend the Food and Wine Festival at Walt Disney World

81. Go vegetarian for 5 days in a row.

82. Visit 20 new-to-me restaurants in Columbus area (5/20)
(Biscuit and Board, Chop5, 12 West, PokeBrothers, OPA)

Emilie Duncan Event Planning Things

83. Learn how to tie a bow tie

84. Have new head shots taken

85. Attend at least 2 business or wedding related conferences/classes (1/2)
(Photography workshop April 2017)

86. Be quoted in or have weddings in at least 3 magazine, TV, blog or newspaper pieces (0/3)

87. Create a styled shoot

88. Plan a wedding in a location I have not worked at in the past

89. Create and print 2015 portfolio book
(Done March 2017)

90. Create and print 2016 portfolio book
(Done March 2017)

91. Create and print 2017 portfolio book

92. Create and print 2018 portfolio book

For Me Things

93. Have Hazel’s DNA tested to find out what kind of dog she is.

94. Take an aerial silks class
(Took an intro class Feb 2017 – fun but really hard!)

95. Send a secret to Postsecret.com
(Done April 2017)

96. Lose 20 pounds (4/20)

97. Reread the Harry Potter series (0/7)

98. Read 75 books (14/75)

99. Try a sensory deprivation float – done April 2017

100. Try a salt therapy session – done May 2017

101. Get to the top of the rock wall at the gym