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1. Knit an Aran sweater.
2. Knit a Fair isle sweater.
3. Knit Latvian mittens.
4. Knit a lace shawl.
5. Get a spinning wheel and learn to spin.
6. Crochet a doily.
7. Quilt a, well, quilt.
8. Learn Hardanger embroidery.
9. Finish and frame/get framed a large cross stitch piece.
10. Learn bobbin lace-making.
11. Learn to make soap.
12. Learn to make candles.
13. Knit a full-sized afghan/blanket.
14. Embroider a reproduction historical sampler.
15. Make at least one gift for each person on my Christmas list at least one year.
16. Sew myself a Regency dress, as authentically as possible.
17. Make a scrapbook of my trip to the Meditteranean.
18. Design a knitting pattern and submit it to a book or magazine.
19. Cross stitch a Christmas tree skirt.
20. Enter an item I've made in a contest at a fair.
21. Make a scrapbook about my cats.
22. Read the whole Bible.
23. Read all of Shakespeare.
24. Read a full-length work in Latin.
25. Read a full-length work in Italian.
26. Read Will and Ariel Durant's whole Story of Civilization
27. Read the Modern Library's 100 Best Novels of the 20th Century (board list).
28. Read the Modern Library's 100 Best Nonfiction of the 20th Century
29. Memorize 33 poems (average of one a month).
30. Read at least one biography of each president.
31. Complete my Irish language lesson book.
32. Make a list of authors whose books/series I want to keep up with.
33. Get and learn to play a Celtic harp.
34. Memorize a "set" of fiddle tunes.
35. Develop a decent classical music CD collection.
36. Learn at least six songs on the guitar.
37. Watch all of Star Trek. (At least what's out on DVD, which is the great majority of it.)
Watch the AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies
(original 1998 list).
39. Buy all DVD seasons available of my favorite-ever TV show (Avonlea
) before they go out of print and I lose my chance--and watch them, of course.
40. Finish, edit, and submit a novel.
41. Enter at least one writing contest.
42. Write and submit at least five non-fiction articles or essays.
43. Write 1001 blog posts. (An average of one a day, of course.)
44. Weed out the books I don't want to keep.
45. Catalog my books.
46. Organize my bookcases.
47. Go through my things at my parents' house and decide what I want to keep.
48. Thoroughly declutter my apartment.
49. Go through my clothes and get rid of any I don't wear, love, and look good in.
50. Come up with a housekeeping system I can actually maintain.
51. Set up a filing system.
52. Call my landlords about some things in my apartment that need to be fixed.
53. Get my finances better organized so I know what I have and can plan for the future.
54. Get my PDA up and running again so it can help me stay organized.
55. Establish a repertoire of recipes I like and can make well.
56. Host and cook for a dinner party.
57. Make an all-edible gingerbread house from scratch.
58. Perfect my recipe for homemade chai.
59. Establish an indoor kitchen herb garden.
60. Learn to make bagels.
61. Get a popcorn popper and learn to use it.
62. Learn to make homemade doughnuts.
63. Find at least one tofu recipe I actually like.
64. Learn to make jam.
65. Take a cooking class.
66. Transcribe my grandfather's letters home from WWII.
67. Ask my parents for lists of their favorite books ever, and read them.
68. Construct a family tree with information from as many relatives as possible.
69. Go to at least one of my brother's football games, even if I have to take a vacation day for it.
70. Visit the places in CT where I grew up and the other places my parents have lived and take pictures.
71. Visit my grandparents in Florida and record as many of their recipes and stories as possible.
72. Write at least ten snail mail letters telling the recipient how important they are to me and why.
73. Attend at least three of my brother's musical performances.
74. Spend at least one day alone together with each of my parents.
75. Send six random surprise packages to relatives or friends.
76. Go to Canada.
77. Fly somewhere by myself. (Visiting friends would count, but not family.)
78. Walk the Freedom Trail in Boston.
79. Go to a drive-in movie theater.
80. Take the Ben & Jerry's Factory Tour
81. Visit Plymouth Plantation.
82. Visit the New England Quilt Museum
83. Visit the Nashua Historical Society Museum.
84. Visit the Peabody-Essex Museum.
85. Visit the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.
86. Visit the Museum of New Hampshire History
87. Explore northern New Hampshire.
88. Grow my hair down to my waist. (This is harder than it sounds. Really. I've tried before and given in and cut it.)
89. Learn how to do at least seven interesting hairstyles with my long hair.
90. Get comfortable putting on make-up.
91. Finish a New York Times Sunday crossword puzzle by myself.
92. Attend a dance class.
93. Learn calligraphy.
94. Learn enough HTML, CSS, etc. to make a good Web site all by myself.
95. Learn to ski. (I live in New Hampshire, after all.)
96. Install and use Linux on one of my computers.
97. Overcome my fear of escalators.
98. Teach myself to write well with my left hand.
99. Update my information with my college's alumni office.
100. Find a political candidate or organization I like and donate to them.
101. Get involved in a volunteer program in my community.