Thursday, June 11, 2009

101 Things in 1001 Days: The List

I've finally decided to compile a list of my 101 things in 1001 days, as part of the Day Zero project. So, here's the list! I will be doing posts for the things on my list that I manage to accomplish, and updating regularly.

Starting date: June 11th, 2009
Finishing date: March 8th, 2012

Last edited on: July 1st, 2009


1)Get my HSD
2)Learn to drive
3)Get my drivers license
4)Plant a tree
5)Mail a secret to PostSecret
6)Make a list of 100 things that make me happy
8)Leave 5 books in public places for other people to find and keep. Include a note with each book. [0/5]
9)Read a book a month for 6 months [0/6]
10)Read "Roots" by Alex Haley
11)Smash something
12)Read "1984" by George Orwell
13)Blog something once a week
14)Complete my "This is Today!" project on Flickr
15)Begin a new year of "This is Today!" on Flickr
16)Experiment and record my experiences with crystal/gemstone energies
17)Give away 10 of my material possessions [0/10]
18)Complete this list
19)Learn Spanish
20)Read 5 of Edgar Allen Poe's works [0/5]


1)Sing and play guitar in front of at least one other person
2)Write/co-write/record a song
3)Go to a concert
4)Record a demo tape
5)Learn a Kim Thayil/Soundgarden solo
6)Teach myself to play bass
7)Give a copy of "Euphoria Morning" to at least 5 people [0/5]
8)Record a cover "4-20-02" by Eddie Vedder
9)Make a mix CD for someone


1)Do at least one work of public art every week for two months [0/8]
2)Work on a collaborative art project
3)Collect at least 50 different kinds of glass bottles-photograph them together
4)Create 5 artworks based on dreams I've had [0/5]
5)Participate in "Inspire Me Thursday" every Thursday
6)Create an artwork using oil pastels
7)Write on a bathroom wall, photograph it
8)Create an artwork based on a haiku
9)Take a series of photos that tell a story, frame them together
10)Buy a journal specifically for dreams, record every dream for one month
11)Write a short story every week for one month [0/4]
12)Make a short documentary about something I find interesting/relevant
13)Begin a postal chain mail artwork
14)Recount 10 dreams through poems [0/10]
15)Try lino printing
16)Have a roll of film from my Ricoh camera developed
17)Fill an entire sketchbook
18)Stamp my hand print in paint on a random public wall


1)Make an entirely vegan meal, that includes dessert
2)Be a vegan for a week [0/7]
3)Drink nothing but water for an entire month
4)Go on a detoxifying diet for one week [0/7]
5)Exercise everyday for one week [0/7]


1)Design and sew a shirt
2)Make a handmade book
3)Make a messenger bag
4)Spin enough fiber to make a scarf, make one
5)Sew myself a pair of pajamas
6)Finish sewing my military jacket
7)Make something out of a flannel shirt
8)Knit a hat
9)Make a candle
10)Make a bracelet with materials that represent things that are important to me
11)Make a fork necklace
12)Make my own essential oil perfume
13)Give someone a handmade card
14)Make a handmade gift for 10 different people [2/10]
15)Knit or crochet a blanket
16)Write 5 patterns for knit/crochet/sewing [0/5]
17)Knit a tank top
18)Learn to make jewelry with resin
19)Make seed bombs, randomly plant them
20)Make something out of polymer clay
21)Remake a thrifted dress


1)Learn to make vegetarian sushi
2)Make an entire cheesecake from scratch
3)Formulate my own recipe
4)Try 10 new recipes [0/10]
5)Go on a picnic
6)Make baklava
7)Try 10 new foods/drinks [0/10]
8)Learn to make awesome iced coffee beverages at home


1)Get an acoustic guitar
2)Get a new amplifier
3)Go an entire two weeks without spending a cent
4)Get a new printer
5)Get a microphone
6)Get a camera tripod
7)Get a guitar pedal
8)Get a new desk for my sewing machine


1)Visit a "haunted" place
2)Go to the Black Hills
3)Go camping
4)Go to a light/firework show by the Big Sioux River
5)Go to a carnival/festival/fair
6)Harvest fruits/vegetables at a farm(i.e. picking pumpkins in the fall, or strawberries in the summer)
7)Visit the Seratoma Butterfly Garden


1)Update old photos in my Etsy shop with new and improved photos
2)Make a batch of new ads
3)Make and list at least one charity item in my shop (the item is sold and 100% of the proceeds go to a charity)
4)Make 5 Artist Feature videos for Indie 5 [0/5]
5)Introduce at least one type of totally new product to my Etsy shop

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

The Rules:
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.

1 comment:

  1. This is quite a list. I don't know that I have as much ambition as you, but good luck!