101 Things

The Challenge:
Complete 101 preset tasks in a period of 1001 days.

The Criteria:
Tasks must be specific (ie. no ambiguity in the wording) with a result that is either measurable or clearly defined. Tasks must also be realistic and stretching (ie. represent some amount of work on your part).

1 Donate blood
2 Answer the “50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind”

3 Leave an inspirational note inside a book for someone to find
4 Don’t complain about anything for a week
5 Go camping
6 Read 26 books I’ve never read starting with each letter of the alphabet
7 Watch 26 movies I’ve never seen starting with each letter of the Alphabet
8 See the Northern Lights
9 Make a new friend
10 Reconnect with an old friend
11 Go on a picnic
12 Get a massage
13 Tie a note to a balloon and let it go
14 Ride in a hot air balloon
15 Build a snowman
16 No fast food for a month
17 Write a short story
18 Make a birthday cake for someone
19 Read 100 books
20 Buy a lottery ticket
21 Identify 100 things that make me happy
22 Find a personally inspirational quote and work it into a piece of art or home decor
23 Dance in the rain
24 Go ice skating
25 Go to the zoo
26 Go horseback riding
27 See 10 classic movies I’ve never seen
28 Read 10 classic books
29 Visit the Grand Canyon (Arizona)
30 Run a half marathon
31 Take a Yoga class
32 Dye my hair
33 Have dinner by candlelight
34 Complete a coloring book
35 Spend a day at the beach
36 Spend a rainy day watching films in my PJ’s
37 Clean out my closet
38 Bake cupcakes
39 Go to Las Vegas (Nevada)
40 See a Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas
41 Go to 5 different museums
42 See a movie in 3D
43 Take a dance class
44 Learn to knit
45 Knit a scarf

46 Watch the sunrise and sunset in the same day
47 Kiss in the rain
48 Go to a concert
49 Plant a tree
50 Visit Italy
51 Say yes to everything for a day
52 Watch a meteor shower
53 Buy something from Etsy
54 See the Fountains at Bellagio (Nevada)
55 Read the book before the movie
56 See the Statue of Liberty (New York)
57 Memorize the presidents in order
58 Watch 20 documentaries
59 See a Broadway play in New York
60 Take care of a friend or neighbor’s pet when they go on vacation
61 Learn to play pool
62 Finish a book in one sitting
63 Read a book by a famous philosopher
64 Get a book signed by the author
65 Learn how to country line dance
66 Put a pink streak in my hair
67 Watch a movie from every year I’ve been alive
68 Watch all of the James Bond films
69 Hold a tarantula in my hand
70 Save an emergency fund for six months of expenses
71 Visit Toronto (Canada)
72 Visit Washington D.C. (United States of America)
73 Visit Pyeongchang (South Korea)
74 Watch a ballgame at Fenway (Massachusetts)
75 Take a martial arts class
76 Read a book with more than 500 pages
77 Read a classic romance book
78 Read a book that became a movie
79 Read a book published this year
80 Read a book with a number in the title
81 Watch the Oscar-nominated movies from the year I was born
82 Listen to a new artist every month
83 Cook a new dish every month for a year
84 Make a list of 101 quotes that inspire me
85 Expand my vocabulary by 100 words
86 Make a list of 50 places I would like to visit in my lifetime
87 Watch the original Star Trek movies
88 Take a Reiki class
89 Help someone carry their bags to their car at the grocery store
90 Talk to a homeless person and have a “normal” conversation
91 Make a list of my 50 favorite movies
92 Write to a Death Row inmate
93 Watch all of IMDB’S Top 250 Movies
94 Watch every film that won a Cannes Golden Palm (1970-now)
95 Take an archery class
96 Visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Washington, D.C.)
97 Take a free online class
98 Visit a butterfly sanctuary
99 Make an iTunes playlist of 101 of my favorite songs
100 Read a book by a female author
101 Read a book with a one-word title