101 Things


  1. Landscape around the house
  2. Get a new couch
  3. Finish flooring
  4. Clean out garage
  5. Go through and get rid of DVD’s we don’t watch
  6. Make downstairs livable
  7. Replace hideous lamps in bedroom
  8. Hang art
  9. Drop off stash of plastic bags
  10. Drop off book donations
  11. Get a king-sized bed
  12. Finish Painting


  1. London
  2. Hawaii
  3. Chicago
  4. New York
  5. Visit MoMA
  6. D.C.
  7. Visit the Smithsonian
  8. Las Vegas
  9. Take a cruise
  10. Take a weekend trip to Indianapolis
  11. Visit 12 new towns in Kentucky
  12. Visit State Parks in KY
  13. Go to the Minnesota State Fair
  14. Go to Europe with Heath


  1. Get accepted into another national show
  2. Get accepted into an international show
  3. Get a photo published in a magazine
  4. Get a photo accepted into a national show
  5. Get into final Carrie Ellis exhibit * I tried but no such luck. Can’t win them all!*
  6. Graduate college
  7. Book at least 6 weddings next year. 3/6
  8. Buy a 24-70mm/2.8 lens
  9. Buy a flash charge pack
  10. Hang favorite wedding photos in my office
  11. Take photos of a couple at a Zen Garden
  12. Take photos of a couple downtown
  13. Shoot a wedding in Minnesota
  14. Shoot a destination wedding
  15. Continue to work with other photographers
  16. Shoot a tattooed bride
  17. Have a solo art show
  18. Shoot a Trash The Dress session
  19. Shoot a couple at a local/state fair
  20. Buy more student art
  21. Shoot a session at a Firehouse
  22. Design a logo and work on branding (or have one designed)
  23. Shoot a same sex marriage or commitment ceremony
  24. Have a wedding I shot appear on Offbeat Bride

Couples stuff (with Hubby)

  1. Go to Colts game
  2. See the Foo Fighters in concert
  3. Dance to Our Song again
  4. Brew a batch of beer
  5. Watch Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  6. Take a tour of one of the local distilleries
  7. Convince him to get back into martial arts
  8. Attend a roller derby match
  9. Ride bumper cars
  10. Visit a museum together


  1. Lose 10 pounds
  2. 20
  3. 30
  4. 40
  5. 50
  6. Avoid McD’s for two weeks
  7. Go without pop for a month
  8. No desserts for one month
  9. Cook at home every day for a week
  10. Cook at home every day for two weeks
  11. Cook one recipe out of our many cookbooks once a month
  12. Ride my bike
  13. Get Hubby to eat a meal in the kitchen instead of in front of the TV
  14. Start swimming


  1. Be present for one of Phoenix’s birthdays
  2. Be present for one of Williams birthdays
  3. Do a portrait session with William and Phoenix once a year.
  4. Repay Hubby’s parents
  5. Take photojournalistic style pictures of my family’s everyday life.
  6. Take portraits of the kitties twice a year.
  7. Hike with my brother.
  8. Run with my brother.


  1. Go out dancing
  2. See another drag show
  3. Sit in on Graduate Critiques.
  4. Attend a school production.
  5. Design another tattoo
  6. Donate clothes that don’t fit anymore
  7. Donate 50% of my shoes
  8. Pay off student loans
  9. Blog every day for a month
  10. Go without television for a week
  11. Color hair a funky color like blue, green or purple
  12. Explore Buddhism
  13. Get my awesome 9 West shoes fixed
  14. Get a giant cat tower for the kitties
  15. Eat at Giuseppe’s
  16. Buy personalized Chucks
  17. Find a pair of the awesome sequined Chucks
  18. Legally change my name
  19. Read 20 books:  5/20 American Parent by Sam Apple, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards, Ambulance Girl by Jane Stern, Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris

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