101 Things: Round 3

Project Dates

June 18, 2013 to March 15, 2016

Project Progress

11/101 and 10 in progress

The List

Books

001. Read the entire Bible

002. Read How to Read a Book

003. Read 5 books listed in the appendix of How to Read a Book [0/5]

004. Read 10 books listed in 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die [7/10]

The Lord of the Rings – J.R.R. Tolkien (December 27, 2013)
The Color Purple – Alice Walker (June 11, 2014)
The War of the Worlds – H.G. Wells (November 21, 2014)
The Poisonwood Bible – Barbara Kingsolver (March 17, 2015)
The Long Goodbye – Raymond Chandler (July 1, 2015)
Casino Royale – Ian Fleming (November 23, 2015)
The Big Sleep – Raymond Chandler (December 23, 2015)

005. Read 10 business books [2/10]

The $100 Startup – Chris Guillebeau (November 6, 2014)
Influence – Robert Cialdini (March 23, 2015)

006. Read 3 books listed on the Programmer Competency Matrix [0/3]

007. Read all of the books from the Book in Common list that I haven't yet read, including the books that will be added during the time covered by this list [2/13]

The Moon by Whale Light – Diane Ackerman
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down – Anne Fadiman
Fast Food Nation – Eric Schlosser (September 2, 2014)
The American Soul – Joseph Needleman
Plan B – Lester Brown (this is an updated edition)
True Notebooks: A Writer's Year at Juvenile Hall – Mark Salzman (May 28, 2014)
Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro
Mountains Beyond Mountains – Tracy Kidder
The Soloist – Steve Lopez
Zeitoun – David Eggers
The Yellow Birds – Kevin Powers
The Distance Between Us – Reyna Grande
Just Mercy – Bryan Stevenson

008. Read 5 Christian non-fiction books [2/5]

Moment Maker – Carlos Whittaker (April 8, 2014)
Crazy Love – Francis Chan (November 17, 2015)

009. Read 5 other non-fiction books that are not biographies or memoirs [5/5]

Parenting with Love and Logic – Jim Fay and Foster Cline (December 18, 2013)
Runner's World Complete Guide to Minimalism and Barefoot Running – Scott Douglas (January 7, 2014)
Blind Descent – James M. Tabor (March 25, 2014)
Barefoot Running Step by Step – Barefoot Ken Bob Saxton and Roy M. Wallack (August 8, 2014)
Get Fast!: A Complete guide to Gaining Speed Wherever You Ride – Selene Yeager (July 4, 2015)

010. Read 15 other books [15/15]

The Closers – Michael Connelly (June 29, 2013)
Void Moon – Michael Connelly (July 5, 2013)
Oryx and Crake – Margaret Atwood (July 17, 2013)
Mud, Sweat, and Tears: The Autobiography – Bear Grylls (July 22, 2013)
The Lincoln Lawyer – Michael Connelly (August 1, 2013)
Prince Caspian – C.S. Lewis (December 21, 2013)
Echo Park – Michael Connelly (December 29, 2013)
Killing Floor – Lee Child (January 3, 2014)
The Hunt for Red October – Tom Clancy (January 10, 2014)
A Man's Life – Mark Jenkins (January 17, 2014)
Redeeming Love – Francine Rivers (January 20, 2014)
The Overlook – Michael Connelly (January 23, 2014)
Drop Dead Healthy – A.J. Jacobs (January 27, 2014)
The Pact – Jodi Picoult (January 29, 2014)
Sycamore Row – John Grisham (February 4, 2014)

Culture

011. Attend a Second Saturday Art Walk in Sacramento

012. Go on the Artoberfest art studio tour

013. Watch 10 documentaries [9/10]

Back to Eden – June 21, 2013
Lang Lang: Dragon Songs – January 27, 2014
The Business of Being Born – July 19, 2015
Jiro Dreams of Sushi – August 21, 2015
Highwater – September 26, 2015
Pentatonix: On My Way Home – October 20, 2015
Only the Essential – December 10, 2015
Meru – December 20, 2015
Making a Murderer – December 26-29, 2015

014. Take a literature or writing class

015. Take a dance class

016. Purchase and listen to 30 works listed in The NPR Guide to Building a Classical CD Collection [4/30]

  1. Chopin Polonaises and Preludes – Maurizio Pollini (Purchased June 23, 2013; listened July 14)
  2. Chopin Ballades – Krystian Zimerman (Purchased June 23, 2013)
  3. Bach: Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin – Nathan Milstein (Purchased July 30, 2013)
  4. Beethoven: Missa Solemnis – Charlotte Margiono, Catherine Robbin, William Kendall, Alastair Miles; Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner (Purchased August 13, 2013)
  5. Chopin: Piano Concertos 1 & 2 – Christian Zacharias, Lausanne Chamber Orchestra/Christian Zacharias (Purchased August 21, 2013; Listened September 8, 2013)
  6. Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings, Op. 87 – Academy Chamber Ensemble (Purchased October 8, 2013; Listened October 29, 2015)
  7. Holst: The Planets – Montreal Symphony Orchestra/Charles Dutoit (Purchased October 30, 2013)
  8. Haydn: The London Symphonies Volume 1 (purchased October 30, 2013) and Volume 2 – Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/Colin Davis (Purchased December 17, 2014)
  9. Bach: Orchestral Suites – Boston Baroque/Martin Pearlman (Purchased November 22, 2013)
  10. Falla: El Sombrero de Tres Picos and Nights in the Gardens of Spain – Orquesta Ciudad de Granada/Josep Pons (Purchased January 7, 2014)
  11. Barber: Adagio for Strings – Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra/Leonard Slatkin (Purchased February 10, 2014)
  12. Brahms: Late Piano Works – Nicholas Angelich (Purchased April 1, 2014)
  13. Debussy: Preludes – Paul Jacobs (Purchased April 7, 2014)
  14. Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals – Montreal Symphony Orchestra/Charles Dutoit (Purchased April 28, 2014)
  15. Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante – Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zukerman; Israel Philharmonic/Zubin Mehta (Purchased June 2, 2014)
  16. Beethoven: Cello Sonata in A – Mstislav Rostropovich; Sviatoslav Richter (Purchased August 26, 2014)
  17. Mozart: Symphony No. 38, K. 504 – Prague Chamber Orchestra/Sir Charles Mackerras (Purchased September 2, 2014)
  18. Mozart: String Quartets 17 and 19 – Alban Berg Quartet (Purchased October 13, 2014)
  19. Elgar: Enigma Variations and Pomp and Circumstance Marches – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/André Previn (Purchased November 5, 2014)
  20. Mozart: Horn Concertos – Dennis Brain; Philharmonia Orchestra/Herbert von Karajan (Purchased December 30, 2014)
  21. Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 – Krystian Zimerman; Boston Symphony Orchestra/Seiji Ozawa (Purchased January 9, 2015)
  22. Bach: Cantatas 140 and 147 – Ruth Holton, Michael Chance, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Stephen Varcoe; Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner (Purchased March 10, 2015)
  23. Verdi: Requiem – Luba Orgonasova, Anne Sofie von Otter, Luca Canonici, Alastair Miles; Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique/John Eliot Gardiner (Purchased May 4, 2015)
  24. Brahms: Violin Concerto in D – Anne-Sophie Mutter; New York Philharmonic/Kurt Masur (Purchased June 8, 2015)
  25. Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 – Berlin Philharmonic/Herbert von Karajan (Purchased September 21, 2015)
  26. Bach: Mass in B Minor – Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner (Purchased November 2, 2015)
  27. Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B Minor – Mstislav Rostropovich; Berlin Philharmonic/Herbert von Karajan (Purchase November 2, 2015; Listened November 19, 2015)
  28. Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht – The Raphael Ensemble (Purchased December 3, 2015)
  29. Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks – Cleveland Symphonic Winds/Frederick Fennell (Purchased December 14, 2015)
  30. Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream overture and incidental music – Orchestre des Champs Elysées/Philippe Herreweghe (Purchased January 6, 2016

017. Attend performance in the Chico Performances series

018. See a Kyle Williams show

019. Listen to 30 albums listed in 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die [0/30]

Food

020. Attend Taste of Chico

021. Cook beef bourguignon (Julia Child's recipe) [February 8, 2014]

022. Learn to cook Thai curry

023. Take a cooking class

024. Cook ethnic meals from 10 different countries. These should be meals that I haven't eaten before. [0/10]

Health and Fitness

025. Train for and complete a triathlon

026. Complete a 5k

027. Complete a century bike ride (100 miles)

028. Weigh less than 200 pounds (starting weight: 265 pounds)

029. Complete another Whole30 (I finished my first about a month ago)

030. Floss my teeth every day for a month [August 2015]

031. Exercise at least 3 times a week for at least 100 of the weeks during the time covered by this list [66/100]

Travel

032. Visit a national park that I haven't yet visited [September 18-21, 2014 - Kings Canyon National Park]

033. Visit a state that I haven't yet visited

034. Travel out of the country

Outdoor Activities

035. Go on a backpacking trip with Dad

036. Go backpacking in the Lassen area (the national park or one of the nearby wilderness areas)

037. Go snowshoeing

038. Camp at Juniper Lake

039. Camp at Panther Meadows

040. Camp at Mattole on the Lost Coast

041. Climb Lassen Peak [August 31, 2013 - Climbed with Crystal]

042. Hike to Bumpass Hell in Lassen National Park [August 30, 2014]

043. Thru-hike the Tahoe Rim Trail

044. Hike the South Rim Trail, Yahi Trail, and Guardian Trail in Upper Bidwell Park [0/3]

Family

045. Go camping with Emily [August 1, 2013]

046. Go camping with Anna [August 10, 2013]

047. Tour Lake Shasta Caverns with the girls

048. Take a kid-free trip with Crystal [October 17-19, 2013]

049. Design a book, or series of books, containing family photos from 2008 until 2015

050. Go on a bike ride as a family

051. Come up with a chore chart and allowance system for Emily and Anna

Personal

052. Redesign this site, including the use of a professionally designed logo

053. Write a will

054. Take a martial arts class and advance at least one belt

055. Transfer all of our digital 8 videos to the computer

056. Go at least a month without watching television

057. Design and build a website that serves as a personal business card, a hub pointing to my other sites and businesses

058. Update the photos in my office at work

059. Take an overnight trip by myself

Organization and Time Management

060. Finish setting up my Getting Things Done system. (I've been using elements of the system for several years. I'd like to see what happens if I use it to its full potential.)

061. Organize iTunes collection, including deletion of free music that I don't like

062. Purchase a document scanner and move as many paper files as I can to digital files

063. Private

064. Private

Purchases/Finance

065. Purchase a receiver and speakers for our entertainment center

066. Purchase a bike rack for our car

067. Purchase a headstone for the grave of the twins

068. Purchase road bikes for Crystal and me

069. Buy baseball equipment so I can play with Emily

070. Become completely debt free

Photography

071. Photograph Yosemite in winter

072. Take my camera out to look for photo opportunities at least 25 times [0/25]

073. Redesign the Divine Reflections website, including the use of a professionally designed logo

074. Photograph Mossbrae Falls

075. Catch up on copyright registrations

076. Complete the setup of our image backup system

077. Create 30 book-quality images for my Bidwell Park photo project [0/30]

078. Organize and keyword all digital photos

079. Do a nature shoot with my 4x5 camera

080. Print 5 images that I haven't printed before [0/5]

081. Buy a new tripod

082. Sell unused camera gear and buy a Mamiya 7 II camera body and at least one lens

083. Buy the equipment needed to do camera scans from film

Coatesoft/Programming

084. Design the Coatesoft website, including the use of a professionally designed logo

085. Design a website for my Windows 8 mileage app

086. Have a logo designed for Office Mogul

087. Release a beta version of Office Mogul

088. Learn Javascript

089. Learn C by working through The C Programming Language (K&R)

090. Learn a functional programming language (e.g. Scala or Erlang)

091. Learn HTML5/CSS3

092. Learn how to use object-oriented methodologies in Perl, including Moose

093. Attend the Business of Software conference

094. Contribute to an open source project

095. Attend a tech conference

096. Build an iPhone app

097. Build a Windows Phone 8 app

098. Private

099. Private

Career

100. Get a raise, or get a new job [July 29, 2015 - received a raise at work]

101. Generate monthly freelance/business income equivalent to half of what I make at my day job

Posted by Greg on June 17, 2013 at 11:22PM.

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