29 before 30

Back in the day when I used to blog more regularly, I tried to create a list of things I wanted to complete before my next birthday.  Since it's the beginning of 2018, and my birthday was just a month ago, I decided to revisit this tradition.  The way it works is I try to accomplish one thing for every year I have been alive.

  1. Read 200 books
  2. Visit a new state
  3. Lose some weight, specifically weigh less than 160 at some point this year
  4. Blog at least twice monthly
  5. Write a new short story
  6. Get my passport
  7. Learn to crochet
  8. Take an exercise class
  9. Put up trim in dining room
  10. Paint bedroom
  11. Paint stairs
  12. Clean garage out enough so one car can park in it
  13. Visit a winery
  14. Read four religious books
  15. Read four education books (not including grad school books)
  16. Visit Sara and Merrick (and Rob)
  17. Visit Shannon and Jared
  18. Go to a concert
  19. Go to church 24 times
  20. Do a no spend week
  21. Go to a financial person and figure out savings/retirement
  22. Invest in the stock market
  23. Go to a Twins game
  24. Go to a play
  25. Playmate for Crookston
  26. Have an epic garage sale at parents
  27. Try something new to Mike and me
  28. Build products for TPT (list 5 new items)
  29. Do 30 days of something