Friday, April 24, 2009

Another Update! I know, and its so soon too!

So, another update, because i have completely accomplished a few more things, which is awesome!

# 19 - "Learn how to do an oil change on a car" - this is supposed to be happening on Sunday, which is excellent, Jeremy and I are going to do an Oil Change on my car! very exciting

#21 - "Write a collection of Children's Books - attempt to get them published" - My mother and I have already started our first book, its called "The Easter Pig" and there will be more to this serious, very exciting

#42 - "See 10 new shows or musicals" - RENT!!!! It was a great birthday present, thank you brigitte!!! tahts three down, seven to go!

#80 - "Make my own summer Dress" - I've done it! and I made two of them!! I love them both, and I am planning on making a few adjustments to one, like adding a cute little pocket and taking it in a little around the top...yaay!

#99 - "Go Bowling with Jeremy" - DONE! we went bowling last Sunday with Eric, and Jim, and Brittney and her boys. It was great, and I was terrible, lost both games but thats okay!

Soon to come - the before the end of May things that will be accomplished, Still working on the Scarf, and Vonnegut, and I'm practicing making my Grandma's Potato Salad tonight for BBQ and Beers! we'll see how much better it is than the first two times i tried...i think i know the trick to the potatoes.. thats all for now!

Friday, April 17, 2009

Update # 2!

Just wanted to do a quick update here, to help keep myself on in no particular order here are some things i'm working on getting done, and hoping to have done / will be done by the end of April:

#42 "see 10 new broadway shows or musicals" - I am adding one more on Tuesday, Brigitte bought me tickets to see RENT with her for my Birthday. So that will make three shows down, and seven to go.
Jersey Boys
Vagina Monologues

#4 "read all of anything Kurt Vonnegut has ever written" - Still working on Hocus Pocus predicting i'll be finished by the end of April, and on to Slapstick i think.

#60 "go to 25 new-to-me restaurants" - For my birthday we did the Hibachi dinner at Arigato, and although it was super seventies and wayyy cheesey it was still really awesome! Jeremy Brigitte and I loved it!

#88 "get a tattoo" - in contact currently with Mariah about getting my first tattoo, hopefully before April is over. I'll post pictures when its finished.

#80 "make my own summer dress" - planning on doing that either this Saturday night or Next with my Momma, so that should be done just in time for really nice weather.

#27 "Try 6 new Dishes" - I've completely accomplished this one!
1) Baklava
2) Spanakopita (sooooo good)
3) Bananas Foster! (mmm)
4) Cheese/oil Fondu
5) Fried Rice - Hiabachi Style
6) Crab/Cream cheese wontons

as for those things that are going to take a while to complete such as

#71 - "knit an entire scarf" - I'm still working on that one, haven't had a lot of extra time on my hands to be knitting, but that will change very very soon.

#82 "Organize a Benefit show" - Still working on this as well, haven't had a lot of time, been very busy with School but i'm attempting to get the ball really rolling on this before the end of April.

anyways, thats all for now, soon there will be more accomplished posts
and i still plan to own a digital SLR by the end of May and things like visiting California, and Driving Across the country are also in the works for about two years from now, better start saving i spose!

well. thats all.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Update on my list

I have completed a few things this past month since i started my list officially on March 1st here's what I've already accomplished, or at least started too accomplish:

#4 - "Read all of anything Kurt Vonnegut has written" - I have read Slaughterhouse-Five, God Bless you Mr. Rosewater, Man Without a Country, God Bless you Dr. Kevorkian, and I have just started Hocus Pocus.

#8- "See 15 Brand New Bands" - I've seen one new band they were The New York Vaults, Jeremy's stepdad is the singer in the band and i think they were awesome

#42-"See 10 new Musicals or Shows" - I've seen two new shows they were " Jersey Boys" and "The Vagina Monologues" they were both great, and i am hoping to participate in Vagina Monologues next year

#46 "Brew Beer with Jeremy" - We brewed beer just about a month ago, and are planning to bottle it this coming week! mmm new tasty beer we brewed two batches one will be raspberry flavored (thats for me) and one will be some-what like a guinness they both look gorgeous i'll post photos later on...

#60 - "Try 25 new-to-me Restaurants" - So far I've tried four they are - The Lost Dog Cafe, El Parian, Tavern 58 and Aladdins - all great so far! I really enjoyed The Lost Dog Cafe because it was in Ithaca with Brigitte and I love falafel so Aladdins was great!

#71 - "Knit An Entire Scarf" - I have quite a bit of my scarf already done even if i can't wear it again until next winter - i'm going to knit a second one which will also look a lot better since my very first one looks like...well my first time knitting.

#82 - "Organize a Benefit Show" - currently in the works, I'm gathering info on bands, and possible donors currently, so its at least started and planned for the end of July

#93 - "Make Fondue with Jeremy" - We made fondue - cheese fondue and beef and veggies fondue it was delicious and we ate it with my parents! I finally have grown an appreciation for beef

Thats all for now, but i have a few more in the works that are almost finished and should be done by the end of April such as summer dresses and t-shirt bags...plans for picnics and rock climbing, and owning a digital SLR! yaaay!