Archive for July, 2008

My 101 in 1001 Days

July 11, 2008

So I was blog stalking today. And I found this on this blog. And now I am inspired to create my own list of goals for the next 2.75 years.

My start date: July 11, 2008

My end date: April 8, 2011

Knitting and Crafts

1. Sew a garment that actually fits me.

2. Create knitting designs for tops that will fit and look good.

3. Knit a sweater from my own design.

4. Knit and crochet several times a week.

5. Complete and correctly tat a doily.

6. Find a new craft that I haven’t tried and learn it.

7. Be involved in at least 2 swaps.

8. Sell something of mine online (like etsy or something)

9. Knit a bunch of baby things.

10. Knit at least 10 pairs of Latvian Mittens.

Baking, Cooking and Food

11. Bake a homemade crust and filling (cherries from our cherry tree).

12. Make homemade cinnamon rolls.

13. Create a collection or small library of cooking books that have recipes that I’ll actually use.

14. Learn a great recipe for tofu that actually tastes good.

15. Use more recipes and eat more foods with a bunch of vegetables.

16. Try making my own chocolate. (somehow, I don’t really know if it will actually work)

17. Bake a bunch of cupcakes and cookies for a bake sale.

18. Start a food diary and be honest with myself.

Finances and Money

19. Save up $5000 for college.

20. Get a job that I love.

21. Create a budget plan for myself.

22. Get a car. (So I can drive to work and school)

23. (Since I will have a job) Pay for the insurance of the car.

24. Put at least $20-30 away for myself each week for fun stuff.

Exercise and Fitness

25. Work out at least 3-5 days a week.

26. Get my mile time down to 8:00 minutes.

27. Get flat abs and turn my non existant abs into actual abs.

28. Do strength workouts (from Seventeen magazines) and get toned.

29. Buy weighted dumbbells.

30. Play badmitten and tennis regulary.


31. Take a vacation at least once a year.

32. Visit Disneyland.

33. Go to my homeland and see the places where my great-grandfather used to live in Sweden.

34. Visit the major monuments within the United States.

35. Travel to the East Coast. (New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, Massechusetts, Rhode Island, and Maine)

36. Travel to Canada (and not get stopped by the border patrol)

37. Buy yarn from every state in the US.

Reading and Writing

38. Write a book about my thyroid cancer.

39. Read at least 25 classics.

40. Write knitting patterns. (whether it’s color charts or design charts for things-hats, scarves, or sweaters)

41. Create a comic/story.

42. Buy and read all of Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum series.

School and Education

43. Have at least 4 AP classes senior year.

44. Join as many clubs as possible.

45. Complete my CE class in the summer before senior year.

46. Learn French and actually use it.

47. Apply for as many scholarships as possible.

Life in General and Misc. Goals

48. Get my driver’s license.

49. Be on varsity bowling and letter at it.

50. Be one of the four singles players on my highschool varsity team.

51. Become a tennis capitain my senior year.

52. Get my letterman’s jacket this summer (’08)

53. Create and grow a vegetable garden.

54. Use the vegetables from my garden in the food that I eat.

55. Celebrate my vegetarian anniversary every year. (August 18th, 2008, 2009, and 2010).

56. Throw a surprise birthday party for my sister’s 21st birthday.

57. Maintain a clean bedroom.

58. Make a flower necklace.

59. Plant a tree on Earth Day.

60. Get braces off.


Okay, that’s it for now. I’ll think it over and write the other 40 soon. :)

Happy Knitting.