Friday, January 23, 2009

101 Accomplishments in 1001 Days

Ok so here is "THE LIST" and to be totally honest with you I'm really freaking out about it. You know at first I was like "101 things isn't much... no prob." until you try to think of 101 things and see the 4 page list on paper and then it hits you. Holy Cow this is intense! And then the fear of failing royally set in... but I said I was going to do this so here it is. My 1001 days starts NOW!

  1. Tithe once a month.
  2. Eat at 5 new restaurants I've never eaten at.
  3. Try 5 new foods.
  4. Get my Handgun Carry Permit.
  5. Complete a 1-year daily devotional book.
  6. Have professional portraits done of Brock & I.
  7. Create a website for my photography.
  8. Read 1 book every month.
  9. Listen to 2 books on cd every month.
  10. Go to church every Sunday for 1 month.
  11. Go to church every Sunday for 1 month.
  12. Go to church every Sunday for 1 month.
  13. Pay off my car.
  14. Play the piano for 1 hour every week.
  15. Pray at least once a day.


16. Design & make a personal wardrobe for 1 full season.
17. Design & build a new bed.
18. Design & build a new dresser.
19. Design & build two bedside tables.
20. Make a piece of pottery out of clay on a potter's wheel.
21. Finger paint a large canvas with Brock.
22. Make Brock's halloween costume.
23. Make 1 piece of clothing for Brock every month.
24. Complete 2 canvas paintings.
25. Visit the Frist Center to view 3 different art exhibits.


26. Take a swing dancing class.
27. Take a salsa dancing class.
28. Take a cooking class.
29. Take a cake decorating class.
30. Finish my Bachelor's degree.
31. Learn how to read music.
32. Take a draping class.
33. Take an online course on how to use all the features on my Nikon D80 camera.
34. Take a class on photoshop.


35. Donate Blood.
36. Donate Clothes/ Toys to Goodwill.
37. Take and Angel off the Angel Tree.


38. Go to Zanies Comedy Club.
39. Go to see the Nashville Ballet.
40. Go to a play at TPAC.
41. Ride on the General Jackson.
42. See a show at The Ryman.


43. Join a gym.
44. Run a half marathon.
45. Run a full marathon.
46. Take a spin class.
47. Do yoga everyday for 1 month.
48. Exercise 3 days a week for 1 month.
49. Exercise 3 days a week for 1 month.
50. Exercise 3 days a week for 1 month.
51. Exercise 3 days a week for 1 month.
52. Get a massage.
53. Drink only water for 1 month.
54. Go 1 month with no chocolate.
55. Go 1 month with no carbonated drinks.


56. Host a family get together.
57. Take Brock to the Nashville Zoo.
58. Take Brock to the Adventure Science Museum.
59. Take Brock to the Chattanooga Aquarium.
60. Take Brock to a Live Disney Play.
61. Spend 1 full day with Braden, my brother.
62. Spend 1 full day with Jean, my mother.
63. Go on 1 Father-Daughter date.
64. Have 10 Mother-Son dates with Brock.


65. Send a friend flowers just because.
66. Mail 30 Random cards to friends.
67. Get a pedicure with 4 friends.
68. Visit Sarah in St.Louis to celebrate our 25th Birthdays!
69. Find out ALL of my friends birthdays and send them a card.


70. Go to Cedar Pointe Theme Park and ride ALL the rides.
71. Take a vacation to the beach.
72. Go snowboarding.


73. Do the "Wild" cave tour at Mammoth Cave.
74. Go indoor climbing.
75. Go camping.
76. Ride a 4-wheeler.
77. Go hiking in the Smokies.
78. Go to a Sounds game.
79. Go to a Predators game.
80. Go to a Titans game.
81. Go play disc golf/ frisbee golf/ folf (whatever you want to call it)
82. Visit a winery.
83. Go on a picnic.
84. Go fishing.
85. Go to a fair.
86. Host a "Girls Night Out" Slumber Party.


87. Buy a gun.
88. Purchase a bodice form for draping.
89. Buy a "real" Coach purse.
90. Buy a new lens for my Nikon D80.


91. Sell those 2 paintings I complete.
92. Go to dinner & a movie alone.
93. Go parasailing.
94. Go on a hot air balloon ride.
95. Go to a Karaoke bar & sing.
96. Play the piano for an audience of strangers.
97. Play the piano for my peers/ friends.


98. Blog about list progress.
99. Encourage 3 people to start their own 101 in 1001 list.
100. Celebrate accomplishments on 1001st day!
101. Make another list.


  1. These are great Bethany! I know you can accomplish all these things AND MORE! Love the new layout, by the way! :)

  2. I love your 101 list!! I'm sure it does seem like a lot, but once you get started, I'm sure you will have no problem getting through them! It's very inspiring, I may think about doing the same! GOOD LUCK!!! (:

  3. Hey there! I'm a new follower and I love your blog!

  4. I was just cleaning out my blog roll and wondered how you're doing on this list? I've forgotten about my list for awhile but I think I might start checking some things off again. ;)

  5. I like the way you've organized your list. I need to do that with mine as well as revisit it to see what I need to still do!