Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Another 101 in 1001 Update

Was it really almost a year ago that I made my 101 in 1001 goals? That means I have a little over two years left and a lot to accomplish. However, I have got a lot of things to cross off my list...starting with the big numero uno.

1. Get married. (You have to start with something easy.) | Check!

I was so nervous we wouldn't fit everyone in my little church. God must have heard my prayers, because we did!

love him.
We couldn't have asked for a better day and in the 2+ months since the wedding, we've had a fun time getting to know each other even better. You think you can know a guy after six year, but I promise living together is an adventure all itself. Most days I love it. :)

4. Go see a musical/play. | Jersey Boys in May

5. Go to a comedy club. | Just this Friday, we went with six of our friends to Dave Mordal at Gopher Hills and we loved him. Definitely doing this again!

12. Own my own heifer. | This is a blog post in itself and will be someday. But for the sake of crossing it off the list, yes, I own my own heifer. I like to call her Star...everyone else calls her Scarface. I am well on my way to accomplishing #20.

star with Mark & I in Valley City, ND
 14. Coach a 4-Her to the top 10 in state judging. | In August, our kids were the Minnesota Champion Junior 4-H Livestock Judging Team and not only did we an individual in the Top 10, we got one to the very top. We were so proud of our team for sweeping all three species and reasons and now we have a lot to live up to for the next 5 years (they were all only 6th graders!). And Matty Matt was 6th in the Senior contest, so we can successfully cross that one of the list!

28. Drink 4 glasses of water/day for 20 days straight. | Leading up to the wedding, I might have been drinking 12 glasses a day. Once I stopped worrying about bloating, breaking out from stress or gaining too much weight to fit into my dress...I knocked it down to 4 or so a day. Good thing my office is close to the lunch room!

34. Buy a car that I trust in the winter.|My trusty Altima has played a few tricks on me so far this winter, but nothing serious. So far, she is a keeper.

38. Own my own sewing machine.| Thanks to my dear aunt Kate who was SICK of "helping" me with sewing projects, I am now a sewing machine owner and I officially made my own pillows.  I don't know who's happier -- me or Ann May. I think she was getting sick of my craft nights with Alyssa. :)

simple way to jazz up our bed.
And that's where we stop...for now. Updates on 39+ will happen next post. I can't jam all the excitement into one blog, I need to spread the wealth! :)


Jamie Lynn


  1. You are doing a great! So happy to hear you are a fellow Altima girl!

  2. Yay for getting married!! Such and exciting day. Glad to see all the updates. I just started my 101 in 1001, and only have crossed off a couple things. I'm excited to get more done.

    Can't wait to see what else you have crossed off.