thingism: (skull)
If this were a test I'd be given a D-. But being my first time I'm not too concerned.

Final Stats:

Things completed: 62
Things in progress: 17
Things never even started: 20

Topic breakdown [complete/in progress/total]

Personal: [7/1/10]
Home: [8/0/12]
Reading: [2/2/7]
Arts and Crafts: [8/4/16]
Other Hobbies: [7/7/15]
Travel: [14/0/17]
Local: [7/0/9]
Misc.: [9/3/15]

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The next 1001 days begins tomorrow with a shiny new list. Stay tuned!
thingism: (local)
80. See a play at Shakespeare Theatre

Completed 27 November 2010

On Saturday afternoon we went into DC to see Candide. The show had two things going for it from the start: first, I read the book a while back and enjoyed it, and second, the music was by Leonard Bernstein, who also wrote Wonderful Town, which we'd recently seen and loved. This was certainly a different type of show: more operatic and less jazzy, but still very funny and very well done. The theater was cozy with pretty much no bad seats. The orchestra was flawless, and the set was an innovative combination of minimalist and exquisitely detailed (I'm not sure how else to describe it). I had some trouble understanding a few of the singers, Cunegonde especially, but all in all I had a great time. My husband enjoyed himself as well. It's too bad that seeing a play in DC requires basically an entire day (we left our house at 10am and got home at 6:30pm). Still, I can see us doing this again sometime. I'm glad I made this one of my things; who knows when I could have made the effort to go otherwise?

Also, I love intersecting things:

85. Attend 5 plays
Current progress: 2/5
thingism: (local)
80. See a play at Shakespeare Theatre

Completed 27 November 2010

On Saturday afternoon we went into DC to see Candide. The show had two things going for it from the start: first, I read the book a while back and enjoyed it, and second, the music was by Leonard Bernstein, who also wrote Wonderful Town, which we'd recently seen and loved. This was certainly a different type of show: more operatic and less jazzy, but still very funny and very well done. The theater was cozy with pretty much no bad seats. The orchestra was flawless, and the set was an innovative combination of minimalist and exquisitely detailed (I'm not sure how else to describe it). I had some trouble understanding a few of the singers, Cunegonde especially, but all in all I had a great time. My husband enjoyed himself as well. It's too bad that seeing a play in DC requires basically an entire day (we left our house at 10am and got home at 6:30pm). Still, I can see us doing this again sometime. I'm glad I made this one of my things; who knows when I could have made the effort to go otherwise?

Also, I love intersecting things:

85. Attend 5 plays
Current progress: 2/5
thingism: (Default)
I spend way too much time thinking about my 101/1001 list. Way more time than actually doing any of them, that's for sure. But I noticed that some of them depend on others. I have no idea if this will be interesting to anyone else, but it interests me, so I'm posting about it. :)

15. Clean out huge bin in closet
54. Scan/log pre-Markeroni snarfs
47. Reach 4000 snarfs on Markeroni

See, the huge bin in my closet contains, among (many) other things, my photo albums. This is where all my pre-Markeroni snarf photos are, so one is pretty much required for the other. And of course every snarf I log adds to the total, which helps me reach 4000.

23. Finish reading the Bible
28. Read 1 non-Christian book for BRRP

I don't like interrupting my current read in the BRRP, so one must be completed before the other can start.

44. Complete Thing-a-Day
31. Fill TAD sketchbook

The "TAD" in TAD Sketchbook stands for "thing-a-day," as that's what I used it for initially. And probably will again.

80. See a play at Shakespeare Theatre
81. See a show at the Kennedy Center
82. See a show at Wolf Trap
85. Attend 5 plays

Granted, what I see at Kennedy and Wolf Trap won't necessarily be plays, there's a good chance they will.
thingism: (Default)
I spend way too much time thinking about my 101/1001 list. Way more time than actually doing any of them, that's for sure. But I noticed that some of them depend on others. I have no idea if this will be interesting to anyone else, but it interests me, so I'm posting about it. :)

15. Clean out huge bin in closet
54. Scan/log pre-Markeroni snarfs
47. Reach 4000 snarfs on Markeroni

See, the huge bin in my closet contains, among (many) other things, my photo albums. This is where all my pre-Markeroni snarf photos are, so one is pretty much required for the other. And of course every snarf I log adds to the total, which helps me reach 4000.

23. Finish reading the Bible
28. Read 1 non-Christian book for BRRP

I don't like interrupting my current read in the BRRP, so one must be completed before the other can start.

44. Complete Thing-a-Day
31. Fill TAD sketchbook

The "TAD" in TAD Sketchbook stands for "thing-a-day," as that's what I used it for initially. And probably will again.

80. See a play at Shakespeare Theatre
81. See a show at the Kennedy Center
82. See a show at Wolf Trap
85. Attend 5 plays

Granted, what I see at Kennedy and Wolf Trap won't necessarily be plays, there's a good chance they will.

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