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Sunday, November 07, 2010

Progress on 40 new things

UPDATED 11-7-2010!

Ok, it's time to log my progress on the 40 new things I committed to doing for my 40th birthday. Here you go:
  1. Wear a party hat while climbing - changed to feather boa and tiara - DONE! (Thanks Anne!)
  2. Attend a work meeting wearing a feather boa and tiara - DONE!
  3. Ride a paddle boat at Greenlake - DONE! (Thanks, John!)
  4. Send a message in a bottle - DONE! (Thanks Rod and Lee!)
  5. Fix a major home appliance with my own hands and tools - DONE! (Fixed my clothes dryer!)
  6. Go for a trail run - DONE! (at Cougar Mountain, no pictures)
  7. Drive barefoot - DONE! (no pictures - that would have been too dangerous!)
  8. Roast coffee - DONE! Thanks Velton at Velton's Coffee Roasters (
  9. Go skateboarding - DONE! (at Magnuson Park) Thank you, Brian!
  10. Get a pedicure. DONE! (at Hoa Salon) Thank you Lisa!
  11. Go salsa dancing - DONE! (at Century Ballroom) Thank you Anne, Rod, Loni, Ric, Mabel, and all of the dancers at the Century Ballroom!
  12. Win a Halloween costume contest - DONE! (at Vertical World Seattle) Best Group Costume! Thank you Justin, Anne, Monique, and Jayashree!
  13. Skip around the office.
  14. Milk a cow or goat.
  15. Have drinks on top of the Space Needle.
  16. Get a tattoo.
  17. Watch the sunset at Alki Beach with friends and beer.
  18. Plant a tree.
  19. Have a food fight.
  20. Try a new ice cream flavor.
  21. Pickle something.
  22. Sell something on craigslist.
  23. Go to a horse race.
  24. Shoot a gun.
  25. Learn how to tie a Monkey's Fist.
  26. Go to Olympus Spa (
  27. Create a new drink and drink it.
  28. Sing Karaoke.
  29. Go surfing.
  30. Go clamming.
  31. Create a CD with my top 40 songs.
  32. Ride my bike for 40 miles.
  33. Eat a meal in total darkness.
  34. Play Whirly Ball.
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