Earlier this year I came up with a 101 in 1,001 list with the goal of completing 101 tasks in 1,001 days. Now that I’m almost a year into my 1,001 days, I’ve realized I’m more quickly chipping away at the goals, activities and experiences I included.
Since my last update, I’ve done a bit of traveling, celebrated some bigger goal milestones and (looking back) eaten a lot of great food:
55. Stomp grapes for the fall harvest at Summerset Winery (8/30/14)
In late August, I headed a bit south of Des Moines to Summerset Winery to pick grapes, do some stomping and say goodbye to one of my favorite people before she moved to Chicago. We had an incredible time and luckily didn’t end up reenacting this amazing gaffe.
9. Buy coffee for a stranger (11/23/14)
A few weekends ago I was having a bit of a rough Sunday until I pulled through the drive through to find the person in front of me had paid for my coffee. So I paid for the person behind me, too. And it reminded me just how important it is to practice gratitude on a daily basis.
24. Update personal website & portfolio (10/12/14)
I finally took the plunge and made a Squarespace site (sorry, WordPress) to host my professional portfolio. Take a peak—it’s where you’ll find all the things I do when I’m not visiting roadside attractions.Continue Reading…