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101 in 1001 Deadline Reached.

So yesterday was the deadline for my 101 in 1001 (101 accomplishments in 1001 days). A lot of things I never got around to doing because they either were no longer important to me, or I just couldn't get around to doing. But here is the complete list. Soon, I will have a new list.

I completed exactly 50 of these tasks.

WRITING
1. Mail a PostSecret
2. Become an author
3. Write from 10 prompts (10/10)
4. Win NaNoWriMo (I got pretty close last year, and I feel like I should be allowed to give myself one more try before I declare this category a bust)
3/4

ART
5. Practice drawing things I suck at drawing
6. Illustrate 2 dust covers (0/2) (will still try to do this)
7. Get my comic book project off the ground (will obviously still try to do this)
8. Learn a new medium
9. Learn to use my water pens (I haven't used watercolors in a while, but I'd still like to try these pens)
10. Hone my style (I feel like I'm getting close, though!)
11. 10 paintings (10/10)
12. 10 inks (10/10) (I included inking comics)
4/8

MATERIAL
13. Get a good digital camera
14. Find a decent bra
15. Add 10 more blouses to my wardrobe
16. Buy a tent and other camping gear
17. Buy an iPod Touch
18. Get a Fuck-it Bucket
YES! ONE CATEGORY DOWN!
6/6

TRAVEL
19. Get my passport (totally happening next month!)
20. Go to Comic Con (SOMEDAY)
21. Go to Dragon*Con (likewise)
22. See Voltaire in his home town (soon!)
23. Go to Toronto often (sigh - distant dream)
24. Go camping
25. Go to France (even more distant dream)
26. Go to Germany ( :( )
27. Go to California (someday)
This is my most failed category.
1/9

SOCIAL
28. Keep up with my friends list (cleaned it out and managed to figure out the best way)
29. Be more active in Whitechapel (I have my spurts)
30. Submit work to REMAKE/REMODEL and DRAW ME threads
31. Make a French pen-pal (but it didn't work out)
32. Keep up on pen-pals I already have
33. Understand Magic: The Gathering with friends (I honestly don't care anymore)
34. Understand table-top RPGs with friends (meh)
35. Celebrate turning 30 with style (and friends) (this never happened, and it was very sad)
4/8

CAREER
36. Beef up my graphic design and illustration portfolios (will be ready for display by the end of the semester)
37. Update my website (but needs another update)
38. Finish and send in a voice reel (don't think this is the career for me anymore)
39. Flourish my etsy shop (needs work again)
40. Work in costume design
4/5

EDUCATION
41. Get a bachelor degree (not happening any time soon)
42. Know a second language (French! - but only in reading)
43. Practice piano every day (when I get my iMac)
44. Turn in homework on time
45. Memorize katakana (someday)
46. Study French every day
47. Write a course on Bloody Musicals (still considering this)
48. Learn a song on the Theramin (again, when I get a mac)
3/8

RECREATION
49. Read 3 French comic books (3/3)
50. Read 2 German comic books (2/2)
51. Read 1 Japanese comic book (1/1)
52. Read 2 French books (1/2) (harder than advertised - do not have the time I'd like to dedicate to this one, but I'll still accomplish it someday)
53. Read 1 German book (1/1)
54. Read 50 books (33/50) (don't have time to read. Will pick a more manageable number next time)
55. Make 5 new music mixes (5/5)(though still going through final tuning)
56. Take 20 pictures for my HMS Jasper project (4/20) (probably never going to get to 20)
57. Start my band Boobie Missiles (maybe after I get my mac)
58. Compose a score for a film (likewise)
59. 2 tattoos
60. Throw a party (SOON, I SWEAR THIS TIME)
61. Dress for the occasion
62. Spread a fabulous but vague rumor about myself
63. Play one card game well (1/1)
64. Successfully deliver my own version of The Aristocrats ( :\ )
65. Go swimming with friends
66. Go to 5 baseball games (2/5)
67. See the Nutcracker ballet (will try again this season)
10/19

CRAFT
68. Mod my telescope (might not mod it after all)
69. Build a death ray (doubt it)
70. Build something less villainous
71. Make my own tshirt print (meh)
72. Submit 3 shirt designs to Threadless (0/3) (over threadless)
73. Design and put up wall decals (probably in my own house)
74. Make more accessories
75. Learn to crochet and knit (can crochet, but not well)
76. Make a corset (SOON)
77. Make 15 skirts/dresses (6/15) (more to come)
2/10

HOME (all of these are still on my list)
78. Keep a plant alive
79. Grow Forget-Me-Nots
80. Organize my home
81. Keep my closet clean
82. Tidy my work spaces when I use them
83. Vacuum weekly!
84. Laundry bi-weekly!
2/7

FOOD
85. Mix a signature drink
86. Cook for company
87. Make bentos for Charles and myself once a month (maybe)
88. Start a recipe book
89. Drink 8 glasses of water a day (on and off)
90. Cook something new once a month
91. Go vegetarian (mostly)
5/7

HEALTH
92. Lose half or a full stone a month til I'm at my desired weight (the forever goal)
93. Be fit for Victorian couture (the forever and ever goal)
94. Grow upper body strength (a little, anyway)
95. Exercise every day (maybe not enough to make a difference, but)
96. Maintain a better hygiene routine
97. Fix my teeth
98. Take Tai-Chi (nah)
99. 100 pushups challenge (still into this one)
100. Take Ballet
5/9

101. Think of one more thing (pfft. I've done a tonne of new things)
1/1

Comments

( 13 comments — Leave a comment )
pelethetart
Oct. 12th, 2012 08:58 pm (UTC)
Go you!

Are you going to start a new list?
diello
Oct. 13th, 2012 04:37 pm (UTC)
Jup! Gonna work on my new list this weekend :)
captkatsparrow
Oct. 12th, 2012 11:36 pm (UTC)
I can help you understand Magic: The Gathering :D
diello
Oct. 13th, 2012 04:38 pm (UTC)
Isn't it going to be too tough without playing in person?
captkatsparrow
Oct. 13th, 2012 07:43 pm (UTC)
Possibly. Sigh :<
diello
Oct. 13th, 2012 08:17 pm (UTC)
Guess we'll just have to meet up. Be at your house in five!
misskelleen
Oct. 13th, 2012 03:29 pm (UTC)
Wow - you did A LOT.
Maybe I will try this. What is this, around 3 years, yes?
diello
Oct. 13th, 2012 04:41 pm (UTC)
Jup! I posted the list in January of 2009 :)
pax_athena
Oct. 14th, 2012 05:45 pm (UTC)
Heh, 50 is really cool - I gave up on my list. I don't even want to go back and see how many I completed. FAIL o_O
icantmakeme
Oct. 15th, 2012 01:55 am (UTC)
2 Questions.

1. What's a fuck-it bucket and where do I apply?

2. I don't think you should give up on making a voice reel because from that voice post you made that time, you have an excellent radio/recording voice. At least podcast more!
icantmakeme
Oct. 15th, 2012 01:55 am (UTC)
Okay, so only one of those was a question.

P.S. You have achieved a lot, holy crap.
diello
Oct. 15th, 2012 03:08 am (UTC)
Ahaaaa, but she did ask two questions in the first go, so she still wins the money ;)

Also, I don't know if achieving only half my list of 100 things in 3 years counts as a lot :[
diello
Oct. 15th, 2012 03:06 am (UTC)
Thanks!
I will promptly add it to my new list :D
A Fuck-it bucket is an idea from Amy Sedaris's book I Like You
(from the book)
Go get a 1 gallon paintpail
Fill it with candy
write Fuck it Bucket on it
when shit gets you down
just say Fuck it, and
eat some motherfuckin’ candy

:)
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