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101 in 1,001

If you’ve been around for a while, you may have seen my 101 in 1,001 list from the very first days of For the Sake of Good Taste. A few months before its time came to a close, I took to Twitter with a dilemma: since I’d begun the list, a lot of the items were no longer applicable to the person I’d become. By the power vested in my Twitter followers, it was decided: new me, new list.

The time period for that first list has since passed and it’s definitely time for me to create a new 101 in 1,001 list. So, here goes nothing!  Italics indicate an item that’s in progress while strike-throughs indicate a finished item.

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101 in 1,001 | For the Sake of Good Taste

Start Date: 5 July 2018

End Date: 1 April 2021

Last updated 4 July 2019

Completed: 5/101

In Progress: 19/101

  1. Come up with 101 items (why is this so bloody difficult?)
  2. Post more than 101 times on For the Sake of Good Taste (60/101)
  3. Have a total of three books (chapbooks like Mistakes Were Made* count!) published (2, Mistakes Were Made*, Micro)
  4. Have pieces published in 5 or more literary magazines (Check out my publications here!)
  5. Read more than 101 books  (58/101, list forthcoming)
  6. Adopt a dog
  7. Run a 5k
  8. Go to Knoebel’s at least three times
  9. Have an apartment of my own
  10. Pay off all credit cards
  11. Pay off one student loan
  12. Have six months’ expenses in savings
  13. Apply the KonMari method
  14. Visit Baltimore again
  15. Successfully launch the FTSOGT veganism course
  16. Try a dozen new drinks
  17. Go to NYC at least twice
  18. Own a “Return to Tiffany” necklace
  19. Finish six TV series (2/6, Adventure Time, Game of Thrones)
  20. Visit at least three friends from out of town
  21. Own a Macbook again
  22. Go dancing
  23. Go to at least two concerts (2/2, Maroon 5 – 14 July 2018, Ozzy Osbourne – 30 August 2018)
  24. Post at least four (paid) sponsored posts (1/4, Self-Care Tips for Working at a Computer All Day (featuring Pure Journi’s Foot Rest))
  25. Feature at least four guest posts  (3/4, Vegan High Heels to Drool Over: A Guest Post from Kelsey of The Lux Authority and How to Stay Organized in College: A Guest Post by Carlee of In Carlee’s World, 12 Great Fruits and Veggies for Dogs: A Guest Post by Dave from My Pet Academia)
  26. Shoot a gun
  27. Make $1,000 with the blog
  28. Attempt bike-riding again
  29. Read three must-read books
  30. Take a solo trip
  31. See a sloth in person
  32. Volunteer
  33. Rewatch the Harry Potter movies
  34. Successfully make vegan mayonnaise
  35. Release an audiobook
  36. Have 100 crowns on Duolingo in both Spanish and French
  37. Have headshots taken
  38. Take a picture with an alpaca (or a llama)
  39. Visit DC again
  40. Make pasta from scratch
  41. Finish a dozen online courses
  42. Sell 50 copies of Mistakes Were Made*
  43. Have ten finished bullet journals
  44. Completely fill a diary
  45. Create a physical photo album
  46. Take the Yuengling brewery tour
  47. Watch three must-see movies
  48. Make $500 from writing
  49. “Renovate” my bedroom
  50. Have a photo shoot with Fitz
  51. Attend a picnic
  52. Visit three museums
  53. Read a book that’s greater than 1,000 pages
  54. Own a DSLR
  55. Learn how to use a DSLR
  56. Meditate weekly for at least three months
  57. Finish a cross-stitch/embroidery project
  58. Visit three new restaurants
  59. Make a t-shirt quilt (or have made)
  60. Have an essential oils kit
  61. Get a tattoo
  62. Write a dozen pieces for The Mighty
  63. Finish three hobby courses
  64. Make hardtack
  65. Keep a plant alive
  66. Catalogue my book collection
  67. Catalogue my movie collection
  68. Organise my flash drives
  69. Complete six 30-day challenges
  70. Organise my Pinterest boards
  71. Purge my Google photos
  72. Be able to do five pull-ups
  73. Make and display art
  74. Try three Pinterest crafts/DIYs
  75. Go to Build-A-Bear
  76. Go to Primark
  77. Go to Wegman’s
  78. Try six new apps
  79. Inspire someone to write their own 101 in 1,001 list
  80. Get a penpal
  81. Get new glasses
  82. Try contacts
  83. Have a “weird” colour in my hair
  84. Meet a blogger friend in real life
  85. Ride a horse again
  86. Send someone flowers
  87. Write a letter to myself for my 30th birthday
  88. Pay for someone’s Dunkin order
  89. Have a real-life friend guest post on the blog
  90. Attend a classic car cruise
  91. Return to Tiffany (pun intended)
  92. Play each of my instruments again
  93. Make croissants
  94. Find out my blood type
  95. Take a DNA ancestry test
  96. Go to an MLB game
  97. Leave a 100% tip
  98. Get Pop’s photos printed
  99. Take a vegan cooking class
  100. Go ice skating
  101. Finish all 101 items

If you’ve read my previous list, you’ll see a bit of overlap in certain items. Some, though, are totally different! I’ll be sure to update this as I complete items and many of them will definitely become posts of their own.

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4 Replies to “101 in 1,001”

  1. This is a great list of goals! I’m waiting with baited breath for the stories and pictures that go along with these goals. What an adventure!!

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