Dear 43 Things Users,

10 years after introducing 43 Things to the world, we have decided we have met our last goal: completing the incredible experience that has been 43 Things. Please join us in giving one last cheer to all the folks who have shared their goals with the world, as well as all the people who have worked at The Robot Co-op to build this incredible website. We won a Webby Award, published a book, and brought happiness to a lot of people.

Starting today, 43 Things users can export their goals and entries from the site. Starting August 15, we will make the site “read only”. 43 Things users will still be able to view the site and export their content, but we won’t be taking any new content from users. We hope to leave the site up for folks to see and download their content until the end of the year. Ending on New Year’s Eve takes us full circle.

It has been a long ride (one of our original goals was to "build a company that lasts at least 2 years” - we beat that one!) While we wish the site could live on, it has suffered from a number of challenges - changes in how people use the site, the advertising industry, and how search engines view the site. We wish the outcome was different – but we’ve always been realistic about when our goals are met and when they aren't.

As of today, you will be able to download your goals and entries. See more about that on the FAQ page. Thanks for 10 great years of goal-setting and achieving.

- The Robots.

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Grow a vegetable garden
small space....big veggies

I planted a veggie garden about 3 months ago and I am loving it. I live in a condo and the yard space is non existent. I finally got fed up and built planter boxes with wheels. One box is nothing but lettuce, another is red bell peppers. I have one box devoted to herbs and I also have 4 different tomato plants scattered in there. I love my garden and it just goes to show that you don’t need a large amount of space to pull it off.



edina calm, alert, and focused

Ah very nice,

I must congratulate you on keeping them alive (and edible) since that seems to be the difficult part.

kmom2468 is trying to Be The Blessing!

Where there is a will...

there is obviously a way! Congrats! I’m out of cheers for the day, but thought this worth cheering anyway!

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bugsy714 has gotten 4 cheers on this entry.


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