RIP, 43 Things

I noticed today that 43 Things is shutting down after 10 years. I haven’t used it in a while (re: 101 Things), but it reminded me that 1) I used to use it a lot, and 2) I am the most list-oriented human on earth. My to-do list gives me superpowers of accomplishment. I hate not finishing things on a ...

101 Things v2 Progress Report: November 2014

Begin Date: April 4, 2013 End Date: December 31, 2015 Items Completed: 37 Items that won’t be Completed: 3 I finished 3 items in November 2014. #2 Take the Pacific Surfliner between LA and San Diego (LOVED IT. It was amazing.) #43 Make a totally irresponsible bet at a casino (“totally irresponsible” to me means $100+) (I did it! I bet $100 on craps and ...

Winter Escape the First

Winter Escape the First
I know technically Thanksgiving isn’t for another week, but ours is here early! The in-laws arrived yesterday, and we did a bunch of prep work last night, including making the turkey. It was hard to keep them from eating it right away. My family is coming over tonight, and the feast will commence. We planned on a scaled-back mini-Thanksgiving, but as ...

101 Things v2 Progress Report: October 2014

Begin Date: April 4, 2013 End Date: December 31, 2015 Items Completed: 34 Items that won’t be Completed: 3 I finished 2 items in October 2014. #25 Increase my deferral to Christmas Club and actually use that money for Christmas gifts (I ended up putting aside way more money than I needed, too, so that was a nice bonus.) #94 Get to 15 reputation ...