The List: 101 Things to Do

A friend has a list of 101 things she wants to do. The timeline is 1001 days. I thought it was a great idea so here are mine. There aren’t necessarily huge complicated epic adventures, a lot are easily accessible experiences but its often these things we overlook. These great chances for memorable moments.

Start Date: 01/07/2015

So here is my list:

    1. 1. Decorate the “Waiting for Interurban statues”
    2. 2. Watch a football game at a sports bar Completed 02/01/2015
    3. 3. Discover 5 new local bands
      1.      1. The Weather
      2.      2. The Lonesome Shack
      3.      3. Zarni
      4.      4. Motopony
      5.      5. Owl Parliament
      6.      6. Sarah Gerritsen
      7.      7. Hobosexual
    4. 4. Sing a song with a musician
    5. 5. Have a game night with friends Completed 01/17/2015
    6. 6. Host a get together to celebrate a random holiday (National Taco Day 10/04/2016)
    7. 7. Visit two friends that live outside of WA
        1.      1. 04/25/2015: Jenny in NJ
    8. 8. Complete 3 hikes
      1.      1. 06/22/2015: Boeing Creek Park Trails
      2.      2. 07/12/2015: Boardman Lake
      3.      3. 09/17/2015: Plitvice Lakes National Park
    9. 9. Go camping (05/24/2015 Bayview State Park)
    10. 10. Learn to cook 5 new dishes
      1.      1. Pot Roast (Right? I know)
      2.      2. Mini  crustless quiches
      3.      3. Panang Curry
      4.      4. Cashew Crusted Mahi Mahi
      5.      5. Butternut squash soup
    11. 11. Send 10 surprise packages to friends
        1.      1. Wicked Cupcakes sent to Jocelyn in NYC (03/17/2015)
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        3.      3.
    12. 12. Be able to decently play a song on guitar with bar chords (Weight of it All by Matt Nathanson)
    13. 13. Design and make my own Christmas cards
    14. 14. Design, make and send birthday cards to 5 friends
    15. 15. Run a 5k (Bubble Run (08/2016)
    16. 16. Do one thing that scares me Sea Kayaking in Dubrovnik (09/12/2015)
    17. 17. Visit 10 museums
      1.      1. Henry Art Museum w/ Mary (03/21/2015)
      2.      2. Seattle Art Museum
    18. 18. Learn a new skill Learn how to pitch a tent
    19. 19. Visit 10 towns/cities I’ve never been to
    20. 20. Take a picture at the Olympic Rings in Whistler
    21. 21. Ride the Ducks
    22. 22. Attend the Tulip Festival
    23. 23. Walk/run 1001000 miles in one year (Updated to 1000 miles)
        •      Start Date: 04/25/2015
        •      Current Mileage as of 06/10/2015: 138.03 Miles
    24. 24. Go through all my boxes and declutter
    25. 25. Make my apt into a home
    26. 26. Get my first tattoo
    27. 27. Refurbish a piece of furniture
    28. 28. Host an Alice in Wonderland themed tea party
    29. 29. Go to an “extreme” sports event – Xtreme Ice Racing 01/24/2015
    30. 30. Go snowboarding
    31. 31. Have a snowball fight
    32. 32. Go sledding
    33. 33. Volunteer
    34. 34. Attend the symphony
    35. 35. Attend the theatre 05/02/2015 Jasper in Deadland at The 5th Avenue Theater
    36. 36. Watch 10 movies in the movie theater (10/10)
        1.      1. The Theory of Everything
        2.      2. The Breakfast Club
        3.      3. Home
        4.      4. Kingsmen
        5.      5. Avengers: Age of Ultron
        6.      6. Pitch Perfect 2
        7.      7. Inside Out
        8.      8. Antman
        9.      9. Spectre
        10.      10. The Peanuts Movie
    37. 37. Go to an improv comedy night
    38. 38. Lose 40 lbs
    39. 39. Buy someone a cup of coffee
    40. 40. Make a new friend The Katies!
    41. 41. Watch the sunrise Saw the sunrise in Croatia
    42. 42. See the Northern Lights
    43. 43. Go stargazing
    44. 44. Go on a road trip  Vancouver for a girls weekend with Elaine, Allison and Rachel 04.30-05.01.2016
    45. 45. Go to Vegas
    46. 46. Go to 50 concerts of 50 different bands/musicians (16/50)
      1.      1. G. Love and Special Sauce w/ Matt Costa (01.30.2015)
      2.      2. Hozier w/Asgeir (02.14.2015)
      3.      3. Motion City Soundtrack w/ William Beckett (02.17.2015)
      4.      4. Mat Kearney w/Judah the Lion and Parachute (03.07.2015)
      5.      5. Buckets of Rain (3.11.2015)
      6.      6. Joe Pug w/ Field Report (03.27.2015)
      7.      7. Maroon 5 w/ Magic and Rozzi Crane (03.28.2015)
      8.      8. The Replacements w/ The Fresh Fellows (04.09.2015)
      9.      9. Allen Stone w/Manattee Commune (04.14.2015 )
      10.      10. Levi Weaver (04.18.2015)
      11.      11. Damien Rice w/Marketa Irglova (04.21.2015)
      12.      12. Elizabeth and The Catapults (04.26.2015)
      13.      13. Mia Dyson w/The Lonesome Shack (05.01/02.2015)
      14.      14. Sleater Kinney w/The Satisfaction (05.09.2015)
      15.      15. James Bay w/Elle King (05.10.2015)
      16.      16. The Weather w/Unlikely Friends and Brite (05.16.2015)
      17.      17. Bryan John Appleby w/ Silver Torches and K. Skelton (05.23.2015)
      18.      18. Mae w/All Get Out and Mike Mains and the Branches (06.02.2015)
      19.      19. Ari Hest w/Zarni (06.04.2015)
      20.      20. Howie Day w/ Liz Brennan (06.06.2015)
      21.      21. Scars on 45 w/??? (06.07.2015)
      22.      22. CeDell Davis and Friends (06.14.2015)
      23.      23. Griffin House w/ Sarah Gerritsen (06.25.2015)
      24.      24. Motopony w/ Tristen, Big Harp and Owl Parliament (06.27.2015)
      25.      25. Acceptance w/The Money Pit (07.11.2015)
      26.      26. Jay Brannan w/Bryan John Appleby (07.16.2015)
      27.      27. Train w/The Fray and Matt Nathanson (07.25.2015)
      28.      28. Alabama Shakes w/ Chicano Batman (08.08.2015)
      29.      29. Of Monsters and Men (08.09.2015)
      30.      30. George Ezra w/Dylan LeBlanc (08.11.2015)
      31.      31. Dawes w/ Blake Mills (08.16.2015)
      32.      32. Stravinksy Riots, Defected Drones
      33.      33. One Republic and Flo-Rida (10.02.2015)
      34.      34. Chromeo (10.03.2015)
      35.      35. Brendan James w/Kate Lynne Logan (10.06.2015)
      36.      36. Mikky Ekko w/Transviolet and Mirrorgloss (10.07.2015)
      37.      37.Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness w/ New Politics, The Griswolds and Lolo (10.23.2015)
      38.      38. Mutemath w/The Quiet Entertainer (10.23.2015)
      39.      39. KEXP World Aids Day Concert: Ivan and Alyosha w/ Fly Moon Royalty (12.01.2015)
      40.      40. Massy Ferguson 10 year Anniversary w/The Swearengens and Jackrabbit (12.05.2015)
      41.      41. Deck the Hall Ball: Death Cab for Cutie, Cage the Elephant, Twentyone Pilots, Alabama Shakes, Walk the Moon, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, X Ambassadors, Deep Sea Diver (12.08.2015)
    47. 47. Take a spontaneous weekend trip
    48. 48. Visit the Monterey Aquarium
    49. 49. Host a Living Room Concert
    50. 50. Knit or Crochet a Blanket
    51. 51. Bake a cake from scratch  08/07/2015
    52. 52. Take a picture in the same exact location every month for a year
    53. 53. Build and Fly a kite
    54. 54. Perform 10 random acts of kindness
        1.      1. Terriyaki Chicken dinner bought for the homeless man standing on the corner of 130th and Aurora (04/15/2015)
        2.      2. Decorated the cubicle windows of office co-workers for easter. (04/07/2015)
        3.      3. Ice cream for the office (08/07/2015)
        4.      4. Give drumstick to another fan at Mikky Ekko (09/07/2015)
        5.      5. Gave a man on a street corner my dinner I just bought (09/2016)
    55. 55. Go Ice Skating
    56. 56. Have a picnic
    57. 57. Go rock climbing (09/17/2016)
    58. 58. Go to the Twin Towers memorial 04/25/2015
    59. 59. Go to a concert outside the Pacific Northwest 04/26/2015: Elizabeth and the Catapults at Rockwood Music Hall in NYC
    60. 60. Bury a time capsule
    61. 61. Take a train somewhere
    62. 62. Go to Eastern Canada
    63. 63. Attend 5 meet-ups
      1.      1. Newbie Meet-up: Fado
      2.      2. Singles Mixer: Amber (bleh)
      3.      3. Shy Girls: SAM Remix
    64. 64. Attend a Trivia Night
    65. 65. Go to a Seahawks game
    66. 66. See a concert in Red Rocks Amphitheatre in CO (LCD Soundsystem 08/2016)
    67. 67. Create an art focused website
    68. 68. Write a book
    69. 69. Make 10 “mixtapes” and hide in the open them for people to find 🙂 Apparently this is illegal so gonna have to find a new one
    70. 70. Start an Etsy store selling stuff designed and made by me
    71. 71. Go to a Corn Maze/Pumpkin Patch
    72. 72. Bench press my weight
    73. 73. Plant a tree
    74. 74. Complete 30 days of finding one positive thing to be thankful for each day
    75. 75. Go fruit picking
    76. 76. Go hunting for seashells on a beach
    77. 77. Build a sand castle
    78. 78. Learn to sew (for more than just mending)
    79. 79. Take an art class
    80. 80. Host a scavenger hunt
    81. 81. Complete a drawing journal, draw everyday for 100 days (good or bad, just draw)
    82. 82. Go on a graffiti photo safari
    83. 83. Spend time coloring in the park
    84. 84. Give 5 random people compliments
      1.      1. Complimented a girl’s lipstick.
      2.      2. Complimented a woman’s hair which led to awesome talk about her 🙂 (10/06/2015)
      3.      3. Told a woman that I loved her hair. It was a lilac purple. She gave me a strange look. Oh well.
    85. 85. Spend 30 days finding at least one thing to love about yourself.
    86. 86. Do a cartwheel
    87. 87. Go geocaching
    88. 88. Spend a day exploring at least 5 neighborhoods in your own city
    89. 89. Make a paper airplane that can travel at least 20 ft
    90. 90. Go to the San Juan Islands
    91. 91. Learn a new word a day for 90 days and use it in a “real life situation” sentence.
    92. 92. Read 10 books
      1.      1. My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman
    93. 93. Design a Poster for 12 Events
    94. 94. Design and print a T-Shirt
    95. 95. Pay off one credit card Yay!
    96. 96. Do a handstand
    97. 97. Go to a batting cage
    98. 98. Experience Smash Putt 07.05.2015
    99. 99. Take a trip to Croatia and Greece 09/01/2015-09/19/2015
    100. 100. Go to Paint Nite or another similar painting type event (07.23.2105)
    101. 101. Go to Nashville

 

List to be continued

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