My aunt took my grandmother to the casino for her birthday. The three granddaughters surprised her at the entrance to Paula Deen's restaurant, where we ate lunch. Great fun!
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Day Zero Progress, July 3, 2013 (Day 80)
Anything with no writing beside it means I've done nothing recently towards that goal.
1 Buy a Minivan
2 Travel to Hawaii
3 Paint the boy's room
4 Make $400 in one month doing consignment sales Tagging items for a children’s consignment sale coming up now.
5 Listen to the entire bible - We have heard through 1 Kings 7...several days behind schedule, though.
6 Travel to Key West
7 South Carolina Beach Vacation
a new church - Done!
9 Trip to Washington D.C
10 Make a quilt for David - bought most of the material. Have the pattern planned.
11 Make a quilt for Daniel - bought most of the material. Have the pattern planned.
12 Make a quilt for Benjamin - bought most of the material. Have the pattern planned.
13 Make a quilt for Simon - bought most of the material. Have the pattern planned.
14 Make a quilt for me
15 Make a Star Trek Blanket - bought the material.
16 Get a new best friend – Just forget it!
17 Do a 10 day juice fast
18 Read 10 books – Finished Kahless; still working on Einstein's Theory of Relativity and Frankenstein.
19 Make Benjamin's baby scrapbook
20 Do some volunteer work
21 Visit the Jack Daniel’s Distillery TENNESSEE
22 Take a free online class
23 Host a board games night
24 Host my poker party
25 Host a Star Trek party
26 Learn 50 new things by clicking the random articles button on Wikipedia
3. IMWe (International Creative Workshop in English) is an annual Scouting and Guiding event run by the German Scout Association.
4. Anthotopos may refer to two settlements in Greece:
· Anthotopos, Kozani, a village in the Kozani regional unit
28 Identify 100 things that make me happy - the list is up to 67 currently (that sounds right, anyway).
29 Go horseback riding
30 Get down to a healthy weight - eating better
31 Reverse-pickpocket someone
32 Find 12 Free things to do with the kids locally
33 Get or buy storage units for the basement
34 Organize the basement Moved boxes around and working on going through them. Tagging several items for the consignment sale (see #4)
35 Don't speak a single word for a day
36 Create 100 Note Cards to sell - Made 8 so far
37 Become debt free – Still paying bills
38 Become a published author
39 Go to New Orleans during Mardi Gras
40 Become a millionaire
41 Spend Christmas in a mountain cottage
42 Learn sign language - I know the alphabet.
43 Take a painting class
44 Build Lego displays for my cabinet
45 Get the entire 1976 Star Trek card and sticker set - Have one sticker and 1/4 of the cards.
46 Go on a spa retreat weekend
47 Attend a couples retreat
48 Get a degree
49 Learn the piano
50 Donate blood again
51 Attend an opera
52 Send something to someone I love monthly
June – Sent frozen prepared foods to my grandmother through my mother when she visited her.
53 Join a church group
54 Go camping Went camping as a family with the Boy Scouts. First time one had ever been camping and the first time two had been fishing.
55 Make a will
56 Send flowers to my mother and sisters for no reason
57 Get the teapot to go with my dinnerware set
58 Get a big screen tv – We did that, but we were completely schmoozled! It’s a piece of crap. Now we still have to get another one…so…this was Done! And now it’s not.
59 Create and sell one or more comic book furniture pieces – bought more comic books and the supplies to use for creation.
60 Take the kids to the Space Museum
61 Have $3,000 in a savings account - $5
62 Complete 24 Swap-bot Swaps -
6. Be a LEGO Showoff! – June 2013
7. New Starter SLAMS #3 – June 2013
8. 101 Things Progress – Currently doing
9. Send a Small Seven Dollar (LEGO) Set Swap – Currently enrolled
63 Read 10 classics I should have read but have never got around to
1. Reading Frankenstein
64 Have dessert before dinner at a restaurant
65 Perform 5 random acts of kindness - 2 done.
barefoot for a whole day - Done!
67 Learn a new word every day for a month
68 Get rid of 100 things – Done!
69 Compliment someone every day for 10 days straight
70 Bake something new each month
May – Chicken Tetrazzini and Asparagus Casserole
June – I probably did, but I don’t remember what, so I can’t count it.
71 Memorize the presidents in order
72 Get my handwriting analyzed
73 Complete a daily challenge every day for one year I thought I was on a 196 day streak; but the site says 133 day streak. That’s still meeting my goal though.
74 Go to 5 different museums
75 Go vegetarian for a week
76 Scan and print photos to replace kids artwork in albums
77 Create family recipe book with sisters
78 Organize the files on my computer
79 Print out photos and organize for scrapbooking
80 Private - Waiting
81 Decorate my house like I really want it to be
82 Finish all sewing repairs
83 Finish Final Fantasy 8
84 Start and Finish a journal
85 Listen to 26 bands I’ve never heard of, each starting with a different letter of the alphabet
· A - Angelle, Lisa - Country - ***
· E - Eager - Rock - *** ½
· I – Innovators – New Age - **
86 Win a contest
87 Learn to play the Star Trek CCG Game - Got more cards and found a site with different instructions. I still wish I could find a trainer because I’m very kinesthetic.
88 Get Benjamin potty trained – still working; very slowly!
89 Make my wardrobe mine
90 Buy a house
91 Serve Thanksgiving dinners as a family at KARM
92 Attend the gym at least twice a week – Work stopped paying for this, so I may as well give it up.
93 Drink 4 big glasses of water daily for one month – I’m doing 2 now, but not 4.
94 Watch 10 documentary films
95 Tip a server $100
another coffee pot with automatic off – Done!
97 Go to the Egyptian restaurant in Knoxville
98 Open Benjamin's Savings Account...contribute to all three
99 Find ways to declutter house – Decided to get rid of homeschool books. I’m tagging those with a bunch of other items to sale (see #4)
100 Pull all non-Lego Brand blocks out of collection
101 Grow a Big Flower Garden – This probably won’t happen until next year.