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40 by 40
To Do by 2/18/09

1. Publish a book
2. Have a layout published in a scrapbooking magazine
3. Teach at CKC
4. Publish a knitting pattern
5. Write an article for a knitting publication
6. Write for Mary Engelbreit's Home Companion, Cottage Style, and/or BH&G Inspirations
7. Watch "PeeWee's Big Adventure" with my kids
8. Take an intensive French class at the Naval Post Graduate Language Institute in Monterey
9. Pay off the credit line
10. Weigh 135
11. Read all the Sherlock Holmes mysteries
12. Get a palm or tarot card reading
13. Watch all the "Sex & the City" episodes
14. Speak at church
15. Spend a weekend at La Costa, Rancho La Puerta, or another very chi-chi spa
16. Make it into the top 1000 reviewers on Amazon
17. Get a smart phone
18. Get LASIK
19. See the Statue of Liberty
20. Create a font of my handwriting
21. Do a book signing
22. Get a streak in my hair
23. Sew an apron with cherries on it
24. Go parasailing
25. See all the Star Wars movies in order
26. Create a podcast
27. Read the whole Bible
28. Sell some of my crafts at a craft fair
29. Add on to the living room
30. Drive cross-country
31. Eat at Chez Panisse
32. Climb the stairs to the top of the Washington Monument
33. Have dinner with Stacy Julian
34. Get a pair of Manolo Blahniks or Christian Louboutins
35. Have a session with a wardrobe consultant
36. Walk across the Golden Gate Bridge with Kinsey
37. Get a scooter
38. Do Bikrim yoga
39. Scrap/organize all our pictures from 1995-2000
40. Go to China

EXTRA CREDIT (or future items for "50 by 50")
*Read Jane Eyre
*Travel in a gondola in Venice
*See the Parthenon
*See the originals of our wedding rings in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London
*Enter CK HOF
*See Celine Dion in concert
*Get a fountain in the backyard


nighttime is really the best time to work. all the ideas are there to be yours because everyone else is asleep. --catherine o'hara