100 Things to Do Before December 31, 2008
71 DOWN ~~~~~ 16 IN PROGRESS ~~~~~ 13 TO GO
DONE 1. Go back to school to work on my M.Div.
DONE 2. Reach my goal weight.
DONE 3. Run a 5K race.
DONE 4. Be able to run 5 miles.
IN PROGRESS - 5. Work towards having a date night with Russ at least once every two weeks.
DONE 6. Be able to run 8 miles.
IN PROGRESS - 7. Get accepted into a CPE residency program.
IN PROGRESS - 8. Knit stockings to replace those for my parent's house that were destroyed.
DONE 9. Make a new friend.
DONE 10. Read a good book.
DONE 11. Go on a date with my husband.
DONE 12. Go to a conference that I'm interested in.
13. Go to a marriage conference with my husband.
DONE 14. Finish making this list.
DONE 15. Finish 2007 Christmas shopping by the end of October, 2007.
16. Finish 2008 Christmas shopping by the end of October, 2008.
DONE 17. Buy a new digital camera.
DONE 18. Grow my hair out longer than I've been wearing it.
DONE 19. Find a hair stylist than can thin my hair out so that I can wear it longer.
DONE 20. Send a snail mail card to someone for no special reason.
DONE 21. Buy a new couch and loveseat or recliner.
22. Find a church who will allow me to preach a sermon in front of a congregation (versus preaching only for my hubby & daughter or classmates).
23. Write my husband a love letter.
DONE 24. Join the local runners club.
DONE 25. Open a savings account for Damaris.
DONE 26. Get Damaris a laptop computer for her school curriculum (she's using a computer based curriculum now).
DONE 27. Run the mile in less than ten minutes.
DONE 28. Update our http://www.thealmons.com website.
DONE 29. Get my eyes checked and get new glasses.
DONE 30. Do something outrageous (got my nose pierced).
IN PROGRESS - 31. Maintain my goal weight until year-end.
IN PROGRESS - 32. Work towards paying off last credit card.
IN PROGRESS - 33. Maintain important friendships.
IN PROGRESS - 34. Learn how to take a compliment.
35. Write at least 2 more chapters to the novel I started several years ago.
DONE 36. Sing a great song in front of an audience.
IN PROGRESS - 37. Forgive someone who hurt me very deeply as a child.
DONE 38. Fly a kite.
DONE 39. Meet someone I met on the internet in real life.
DONE 40. Learn to be content - "I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances." Phil 4:11
DONE 41. Say "I'm sorry" and mean it.
DONE 42. Sing in the rain.
DONE 43. Meet someone else with my first name or nickname.
DONE 44. Sell something on eBay or Craigslist.
DONE 45. Say the words "I love you" to someone and mean it.
DONE 46. Knit something I can wear.
DONE 47. Watch a sunrise.
DONE 48. Watch a sunset.
DONE 49. See a rainbow.
DONE 50. Look good in a swimsuit.
DONE 51. Stand in two places at the same time.
DONE 52. Learn to play a game I don't currently know how to play.
DONE 53. Run a 5K in under 35 minutes.
IN PROGRESS - 54. Exercise at least 4 hours per week.
DONE 55. Go on a hike.
DONE 56. Look into my child's eyes, see myself, and smile.
DONE 57. Scale down my dozens of boxes of Christmas decorations.
DONE 58. Organize my file drawer of "important paperwork" to see if it's all still important.
DONE 59. Cut sodas out of my diet.
DONE 60. Find an accountability partner.
IN PROGRESS - 61. Love the unloveable people in my life.
IN PROGRESS - 62. Spend more time in prayer.
63. Take Damaris on a Mom/Daughter trip.
DONE 64. Get a library card.
IN PROGRESS - 65. Become a better listener.
IN PROGRESS - 66. Learn to be patient.
IN PROGRESS - 67. Don't be so quick to criticize.
IN PROGRESS - 68. Let others see Jesus in me.
69. Go on a trip for Russ and my 11th anniversary.
DONE 70. Volunteer at least once for a charity or charitable organization.
DONE 71. Have new family pictures taken.
DONE 72. Learn how to cook something new.
73. Go to the drive-in to watch a movie.
74. Go to a sporting event with Russ.
75. Donate blood at least once.
DONE 76. Do a good deed for a stranger.
DONE 77. Get an A on a paper.
DONE 78. Get an A on a test.
DONE 79. Take a bubble bath.
DONE 80. Do something kind for someone without expecting anything in return.
DONE 81. Get new bedding for Russ & I.
82. Go on a picnic.
DONE 83. Watch a movie with Damaris.
DONE 84. Watch a movie with Russ.
85. Get the oil changed in our SUV.
DONE 86. Write a real Christmas letter this year.
DONE 87. Mail out the Christmas letters/pictures by mid-December.
88. Visit Grace Museum.
DONE 89. Subscribe to a running magazine.
DONE 90. Buy a new Christmas tree.
DONE 91. Find a friend(s) to knit with or teach a friend how to knit.
DONE 92. Put together a jigsaw puzzle.
DONE 93. Run the Phedippidations Kick the Couch 5K.
DONE 94. Run the Turkey Trot 5K.
DONE 95. Finish the 6/20 running program.
DONE 96. Tell someone "thank you".
DONE 97. Take Damaris to Carlsbad Caverns.
IN PROGRESS - 98. Teach Damaris to ride a bike.
DONE 99. Make a decision about the rings Russ has for me to chose from about which one I want.
DONE 100. Dye my hair a crazy color, even if it's just temporary.