34 Things

Otherwise known as “Happy Birthday to Me!” How did it get to be my birthday again?? But here we are. Time to unveil my list of things I hope to accomplish before my next birthday. Is it just me, or does this list get harder and harder to make ? 🙂

  1. Visit a new place (city, state, country…)  Done!  (Salzburg May 2011)
  2. Floss everyday for a week Done! (6/28/11)  Think it had anything to do with my upcoming visit to the dentist?
  3. Go for a hike on Mt. Rainier
  4. Volunteer at a triathlon
  5. Invest in something (stocks, mutual funds, gold – TBD) I bought some Disney stock, does that count? 🙂
  6. Finish my 2009 Photobook Done! (6/30/11)
  7. Finish my 2010 Photobook Done! (10/2/11)
  8. Complete the Couch to 5K program
  9. Visit a dermatologist
  10. Stay within my budget for (at least) 2 months
  11. Do Jillian Michael’s 6 Week Six-Pack DVD
  12. Try a recipe with a turnip Done! (1/2/2012)
  13. Try a recipe with a rutabaga
  14. Read 5 books (4/5)
  15. Turn off the TV for an entire week Done! (1/2/2012 – 1/9/2012)
  16. Buy a DSLR Done! (1/26/2012)
  17. Take a photography class Done! (2/11/2012)
  18. Take a dance class
  19. Look into volunteer programs
  20. Go kayaking Done! (10/2/11)
  21. Climb the rock wall at REI (if my knee will let me)
  22. Try a recipe with a squash Done! (12/26/2011)
  23. Participate in one race type event per month (once again ambitious, but we’ll see)  Done! (12/12)
  24. One I’ll keep to myself
  25. Run in the 2012 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Done!! (1/29/2012)
  26. Run in the 2012 Princess Half Marathon Done!! (2/26/2012)
  27. Another one I’ll keep to myself
  28. Buy a Garmin watch Done May 2011
  29. Turn around my Netflix movies at least once a month (or drop my subscription)
  30. Try acupuncture on my knee
  31. Trade one of my Disney pins Done 5/8/2011
  32. Visit Houston & see Jana’s house Done 8/26/2011
  33. Spend a weekend somewhere on the Oregon Coast
  34. And one more I’ll keep to myself

2 Responses to 34 Things

  1. dnardi710 says:

    I love this idea! I have a “Goals” or “Grow” list on my blog, but it’s a little more long term, I like that you have stuff you want to accomplish by your next birthday…I may “borrow” this idea and add a few short term “to do’s”!

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