Skip to content
May 3, 2010 / merlisser

101 in 1001 update

Well it’s May 3, 2010 and here is the 101 in 1001 update.

1001 days from today is Wednesday, April 11, 2012

1. To complete a marathon
2. To complete two half marathons (As of May 3, 2010, I finished the LR half marathon I was last. dead last in runners, I walked the mother…. Winter training was non existent)
3. To complete the 100 push up challenge (I haven’t even done the initial fitness test on these. I need to get started)
4. To complete the 200 sit up challenge
5. To complete the 200 squat challenge
6. Try drinking green monsters for a week.
7. Drink 64 ounces of water a day.
8. Run 3 times a week (2/143 (there are 143 weeks in 1001 days) Subgoal is for 3 months. If I can do it straight for then I will cross it off the list.
9. Yoga twice a week X/143 with subgoal of 2 times a week for three months. Hopefully it will be a habit by then.
10. Get a bike
11. Try a triathalon
12. Get my passport renewed (as of today, I have an application)
13. Go back to Africa
14. Go to Washington DC
15. Go to a Little Rock Tweet up
16. Go to the Little Rock Film Festival
17. Go to Memphis in May I did that this weekend
18. Go to Voodoo Music festival in New Orleans
19. Build a Habitat for Humanity house
20. See the William Faulkner things in Oxford, Mississippi
21. See the Hemingway things in Piggott, Arkansas
22. Lose 100 pounds (what? one pound every 10 days) (As of May 3, 2010, I have actually gained weight. This is bad. This is very bad. ugh)
23. Read 100 books
24. Read all Faulkner novels
25. Get a Smart phone (blackberry or iphone) I got a BlackBerry Storm around Christmas time.
26. Get Linked In profile up date
27. Grow linked in Network (working on it)
28. Go to National Association for Criminal Defense lawyers annual meeting. Well I went to the Spring meeting in Memphis. They have seasonal meetings. So let’s see. Do I count this or no? Oh bloody hell I’m counting it. I had a great time. I’ll definitely go again.
29. Try a jury trial
30. Win a jury trial
31. Get certified for conflicts list in Arkansas State court (got papers) Sent in teh application.
32. Get certified for CJA list in federal court
33. Get practice management software/system set up I have Clio
34. Get time management system set up (probably something like Randy Pausch’s system)
35. Clean office (big clean)
36. After big clean, pick once a week to clean office X/143
37. See all Harry Potter movies as they come out saw Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince on 7/17/2009)
38. Get professional site up and running (already bought domain)
39. Blog on my legal site once a week (starting from completion of set up)
40. Move to a better living situation.
41. Get over fear of dentist and get all my dental work done
42. Get a pair of black Manolo pumps. (I never said they couldn’t be shallow things)
43. Get a Vespa.
44. Keep brows groomed with once a month waxing appointments1/34 So so good.
45. get a professional massage I got one after the Little Rock Marathon
46. get facial
47. Try sushi (no i’ve never tried it)
48. See Nine Inch Nails or the Dandy Warhols in Concert. (I figure one or the other will tour in the next three-ish years) Okay guys Nine INch Nails has already done their last concert EVER and I missed it. EPIC FAIL!
49. Learn ballroom or salsa dancing.
50. Figure out the perfect margarita recipe.
51. Finish learning Hungarian Rhapsody #2. (yeah I dream big. I might be closer to this than you think)
52. Learn Un Sospiro by Liszt
53. give blood
54. put $5000 in savings. (hopefully more)
55. Try acupuncture
56. Send a letter or other type of non business/ non holiday related snail mail once a month 0/34
57. Participate in the 365 day photo challenge
58. Identify 101 things that make me happy
59. Put my attorney profile on Law Link
60. Try the 21 day challenge
61. Clear out 101 items for yardsale, recycling, or trash. (I’m a clutter bug, this is actually a low number)
62. Advertise my business on MonticelloLive
63. mail a secret to Post Secret
64. See my grandmother in person at least once every two months. (seriously it’s been so long since I’ve seen my grandma and she only lives 50 miles away)
65. Go to my 10 year law school reunion
66. Go to my 15 year college reunion Done and i had a great time and got in touch with people I hadn’t seen in years.
67. Go to my 20 year high school reunion (yes they all fall within the 1001 days)
68. Organize and attend Arkansas Governor’s School class of 1990 reunion. (apparently no one else is going to organize it so it might as well be me)
69. Try a pomegranite margarita
70. Make the roast chicken from Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French cooking
71. Plan a 5K for charity. (I have this for work and am in the process of doing it)
72. Try a mojito.
73. Try the homemade Moon pie from Capital Bar and Grill.
74. Cook a souffle
75. Try one new recipe a month. (Yes I’m really up on the cooking)
76. Run in 6 5ks
77. Have molefest with Tom
78. Get a budget set up either via Quicken or mint or something else.
79. See Fellini’s 8 1/2
80. Eat more ice cream (Thanks LRtweetup)
99. Finish the rest of the list (July 15, 2009)
100. Keep monthly blog updates on my progress (bwahahahahahhahahah yeah that has sooo happened)
101. Finish list


Leave a Comment
  1. rebl1969 / May 3 2010 8:59 pm

    John has the perfect margarita recipe. Ask him and he’ll share it with you. We got it from Jack Butler.

    • merlisser / May 3 2010 9:07 pm

      The guy who used to be the dean. I’m thinking I need to have a margarita tasting party with votes.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: