The List

Remembering My Past
01 – Start a physical photo album with 100 of my favorite photos / print the PAD
02 – Climb a tree
03 – Get in contact with 5 people from school/uni
04 – Learn the alphabet backwards

Living My Present
05 – Update my main online accounts with new/more secure passwords
06 – Watch Food Inc / some other documentary
07 – Watch “Gone with the Wind” for the first time
08 – Build something out of wood / build a bow
09 – Thoroughly wash & clean the car
10 – Read a book on a completely new topic, as chosen by someone else
11 – Have an internet-free weekend
12 – Enter a DPC challenge
13 – Make my own lunches all week
14 – Replace smoke alarm batteries & install CO detector(s)
15 – Sell some of my junk on ebay/craigslist
16 – Randomly drive to/explore somewhere new

Improving My Brain
17 – Learn how to tie 5 new types of knots
18 – Make kimchi or pickle something
19 – Sew a hole closed
20 – Learn how to say “thank you” in 20+ languages
21 – See how many numbers of Pi I can memorize
22 – Learn to bake a pie or cake from scratch, by hand
23 – Draw a self-portrait / learn to draw something artistic
24 – Learn how to play a song
25 – Start a fire using primitive techniques
26 – Learn to count to 10 in 10 languages
27 – Learn one word/sentence in Spanish per day
28 – Practice proper knife skills
29 – Learn how to perform a massage
30 – Dance with someone / take a dancing lesson

Improving My Body
31 – Walk the furthest distance I’ve ever travelled on foot
32 – Make an appointment to see a doctor for an annual checkup
33 – Go for a bike ride or swim
34 – Make an appointment to see a dentist
35 – Run a mile / 5K (depending on fitness)
36 – Learn how to floss properly
37 – Do a set of Kettle-bell swings every day

Planning My Future
38 – Create a last will and testament
39 – Create a “bucket list”
40 – Make appointment to take Security+ exam / CASP exam
41 – Make appointment to take Linux+ exam

Appreciating My Friends & Family
42 – Send flowers to my Grandma
43 – Write a (thank you) letter to someone & post it
44 – Go fly a kite with my son

Improving My Environment
45 – Properly recycle all of the old electronics and batteries in the house
46 – Plant a tree
47 – Make home cleaning products
48 – Make something useful out of trash
49 – Install water-saving flushes in toilet(s)
50 – Replace bulbs with energy efficient

Helping My Community
51 – Donate my clothes that I don’t wear anymore
52 – Volunteer somewhere for a day
53 – Join an archery club
54 – Get a library card & borrow a book
55 – Visit a local tourist attraction
56 – Fundraise for / Donate to a geek charity (EFF, child’s play, Wikipedia, etc)
57 – Perform a random act of kindness for a stranger

And yes, I know there are 5 more than needed! See “Finalising the List” for an explanation about that.

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