January 03, 2005

2005 Uberlist

Inspired by Meriko, who always seems to pack a lot more fun into a year than should be humanly possible, and Jen, who exudes the calm and serenity that comes with making plans and writing them down, I've decided to make my very own Uberlist for 2005. If I can get to about half these things in 2005, I think it'll be a great year.
  1. See at least six live bands with friends
  2. See two live plays with friends
  3. Go to NowHouse with Logan
  4. Go see crazy Napa garden show
  5. See movies twice a month with Carrie & Fej
  6. Visit Oakland Museum
  7. Visit Oakland Zoo
  8. Pick a show at SFMOMA and don't miss it
  9. Read one contemporary novel or nonfiction book a month
  10. Subscribe to Harper's
  11. Run, Swim, or Bike four times a week
  12. Exercise at least 20 minutes a day
  13. Run Bay to Breakers in May
  14. Run at least one Triathlon
  15. Eat your greens
  16. Potatoes twice/month max
  17. Go to the dentist for cleaning & checkup
  18. Brush and floss like you mean it!
  19. Confidential: Behavior
  20. Get new improved eyeglasses
  21. Confidential: Planning
  22. Invent every day
  23. Set up new studio space at Workspace
  24. Move prototyping stuff to Workspace, organize storage unit for storage
  25. Set up online design portfolio
  26. Execute on multipronged approach to reaching escape velocity
  27. Set up online store for simple direct-sale products
  28. Design a simple lighting product for sale via Zinc Details &c.
  29. Take Rapid Viz class through City College
  30. Design/Build tree protector planter box in front
  31. Believe
  32. Perservere
  33. Cook dinner with Tammy at least once a week
  34. Host a dinner party with Tammy
  35. Host an oyster tasting party with Meriko's help
  36. Learn to roast the perfect organic chicken
  37. Learn Gma Kay's recipe for avgolemono soup
  38. Learn Gma Kay's and Mom's recipe for Pumpkin pie
  39. Learn to make Perfect meringues
  40. Attend the mix-your-own Bordeaux workshop with friends
  41. Food tour of Ferry Bldg with Meriko
  42. Learn how to flip an omelette properly
  43. Learn how to make Pasta Pollaio
  44. Figure out which wines give me a headache, and why
  45. Go to dinner with Gma Kay at least twice
  46. Summertime visit to Fillmore compound
  47. Xmas with the family
  48. Check out the mine, maybe go visit
  49. Build something for Dan's farm
  50. Attend Greek Festival with the Perakis clan
  51. Visit or host Debbie
  52. Have Cindy out for a visit (or visit her)
  53. Make wedding photo albums for Mom, Gma Kay, Debbie
  54. Visit the Jones farm in Oakdale
  55. Call everyone on their birthdays, mother's day, etc.
  56. Make at least two seasonal thank-you cards, and use them. (gocco!)
  57. Make Nose Lamp
  58. Make a self-portrait in color lino cut
  59. Take Printmaking class through City College
  60. Make a two-color holiday card with Tammy
  61. Participate in Spring and Fall Open Studios, Holiday trunk show
  62. Finish detailing on dining room table
  63. Finish Honeycomb lamp & sell
  64. Build floor plant lamp
  65. Learn formal matting
  66. Help Forrest figure out new photo mount techniques
  67. Volunteer for nonprofit (FUF?)
  68. Donate to nonprofit
  69. Create a design for annual Arch. for Humanity event
  70. Attend O2 / EcoArch event
  71. Reconnect with Andy
  72. Reconnect with Derek
  73. Collaborate with Joe Sparks somehow
  74. Use them thank-you cards
  75. Take a weekend class with friends
  76. Make a new friend
  77. Make someone's day when they need it most
  78. Visit Steve in San Diego
  79. Visit Lori in LA
  80. Check into seaplane flying lessons: price and time
  81. Instead of watching TV, go to public places and watch people
  82. Go diving in Monterey with Bob
  83. Short, cheap trip to warm place with Tammy: Mexico? Arizona? Oahu?
  84. Picnic in the Marin Headlands
  85. Eastern Sierra trip with Jen: July 4th?
  86. Visit that Julia Morgan chapel in the Oakland Hills
  87. Wander around Treasure Island with map of 1939 Golden Gate International Exhibition
  88. See Rivera's Pan-American Unity Mural at CCSF
  89. Map out two Secret Government Installations: send data to CLUI
  90. Enter condo lottery
  91. Fixing wiring in Living Room
  92. Install overhead lights in kitchen
  93. Lay insulation over kitchen
  94. Tile WC
  95. DIY install new windows in Living Room
  96. Use gift cards to fill in missing housewares
  97. Knock out old vent pipe space
  98. Check out tankless water heater options
  99. Seal attic over pocket doors
  100. Plant another fruit tree in the backyard
Posted by todd at January 3, 2005 10:42 AM