Professional Activities

  • Complete Stargate SG1 book proposal and submit to publisher.
  • Finish writing Ice Worm story.
  • Finish NaNoWriMo.
  • Complete detailed outline of Journeys Far book.
  • Complete writing of Journeys Far book.
  • Submit new profile and publication information for Noble Fusion website.
  • Attend Nebula Awards weekend 2010.
  • Send a manuscript or proposal to 3 agents.
  • Put content on new FB page for NFPW At-Large Contest.
  • Attend NFPW 2010 national conference.
  • Attend NFPW 2011 national conference.
  • Attend 3 other writing- or publishing-related conferences, workshops, or conventions.
    • Reading
  • Read 200 books.
  • Catalog my home library.
  • Read one of Louis Bayard's books.
  • Read James Joyce's Ulysses.
  • Read The Lightning Thief.
  • Re-read Mary Lee Settle's "Beulah" books.
  • Re-read one Jane Austen book.
  • Read Laura Anne Gilman's Flesh and Fire.
  • Read The Graveyard Book.
  • Re-read all Harry Potter books before seeing movie #7 when it comes out.
    • Travel
  • Travel somewhere outside the contiguous United States.
  • See a Space Shuttle launch.
  • Attend a high school reunion.
  • Visit Stonewall Jackson's left arm.
  • Go to 3 state or national parks that I haven't visited before.
  • Go camping.
  • Take a road trip by myself.
  • Go on 2 mini-vacation weekends with Sheila.
  • Visit a Laura Ingalls Wilder site I haven't seen before.
    • Local Sights
  • Visit the Newseum.
  • Visit Abingdon Plantation site at National Airport.
  • Visit President Lincoln's Summer Home in D.C.
  • Visit Mount Vernon and take the time to see it all, including the films.
  • Visit the National Gallery of Art at least one time, for the purpose of seeing the art (not just to go to the kids' programs).
  • Go back to the National Museum of Women in the Arts.
  • Tour the American Indian Museum again.
    • Home Improvement & Organization
  • Submit design revisions to architect for home renovation.
  • Hire contractor for home renovation.
  • Complete home renovation.
  • Have porch roof fixed.
  • Get rid of six boxes of stuff from basement.
  • Buy chandelier for kitchen.
  • Set up new pantry area in basement.
  • Donate to charity one large piece of furniture.
  • Convert all VCR tapes to DVDs if I still want the content; sell or give them away if I don't.
  • Frame autographed photos.
  • Sell or donate every pair of pants that is too big for me.
  • Hang more paintings or framed photos.
  • Replace upstairs toilet.
    • Movies
  • Have Harry Potter movie marathon, watching all 6 movies in a row.
  • Have Lord of the Rings movie marathon, watching all 3 movies in a row.
  • See all 10 of the films nominated for the 2010 Best Picture Oscar.
  • See 10 DVDs on my Netflix list.
    • Markeroni
  • Snarf Manassas Battlefield.
  • Snarf town of Manassas.
  • Snarf Gettysburg.
  • Snarf Harper's Ferry.
  • Snarf in 3 states I've never snarfed in before.
  • Log all of my backlog of snarfed sites.
  • Finish logging all landmarks from before I joined Markeroni.
  • Reach 1500 snarfs.
    • Bookcrossing
  • Attend a Bookcrossing convention.
  • Make 3 bookmarks for DC in BC convention.
  • Design a BC ID sticker.
  • Wild-release books in 3 states where I've never released books.
  • Plan author events for DC in BC convention.
  • Plan book club events for DC in BC convention.
    • Other Hobbies & Interests
  • Reach 150 postcards sent via Postcrossing.
  • Start an album of PC postcards received.
  • Make a photo book.
  • Start a sketchbook and begin sketching again.
    • Volunteer or Community Service Work
  • Volunteer to work on 3 programs or activities for public library.
  • Volunteer with the Democrats on campaigns, voter drives, or other activities 3 times.
  • Volunteer on a weekly basis at school library, starting with spring 2010 inventory.
  • Apply for grant for school PTA arts program.
  • Run PTA Reflections Contest for 2010-2011 school year.
  • Audition for audio description service at the Washington Ear the next time auditions are scheduled.
    • Family
  • See my dad.
  • Visit sister Maria in New Hampshire.
  • Meet my twin baby nieces in person.
  • See older sister.
  • See youngest sister.
  • Visit mother-in-law in Wisconsin.
    • Health & Wellness
  • Lose the last five pounds.
  • Exercise at least four times a week.
  • Drink only water for one week.
  • Take a yoga class.
  • Weigh myself every morning (when at home).
    • Mom Stuff
  • Take a parenting class.
  • Bake bread at least once a week (except when I'm traveling).
  • Get JM to an eye doctor.
  • Get JM to knowingly eat a vegetable.
    • Miscellaneous
  • Have my car detailed, inside and out.
  • Buy a new desktop computer.
  • Help melydia achieve one 101 in 1001 goal.
  • Help KateKintail achieve one 101 in 1001 goal.
  • Help crrcookie achieve one 101 in 1001 goal.
  • Help mdm139 achieve one 101 in 1001 goal.
  • Update these goals as appropriate.
mar 6 2010 ∞
jul 23 2011 +
user picture KateKintail: For #7 you should check out the Lord of the Rings marathon at the Arlington Cinema & Draft House! It was a lot of fun :-) mar 7 2010