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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truthsayer226 “Change your thoughts and you change your world.”

make a list of things that make me happy (read all 10 entries…)
it makes me happy to...

86. I went swimming and exercised in the water. it felt good to cool off.
87. We got back the cats I got a grant to get spayed today. They were happy to be back home.
88. It makes me happy to cook my husband a good meal.
89. I like seeing progress in getting the sheds organized and cleaned out.
90. I like supporting my friend who has a sick nephew emotionally. I know it takes all her energy to face each day fearing he will die.
91. find things that I have lost or misplaced.
92. sell something on the internet and see the money in my bank account.
93. talk to special friends on the phone.
94. feel relaxed and peaceful sleeping.
95. having interesting dreams that tell stories. Then I try to write them down when I wake up.
96. eating Sunday breakfast over the Sunday paper.
97. finishing two poetry reviews.
98. having a house stocked up with food.
99. knowing my husband forgives me and lets it go if I am having a bad day.
100. Seeing my cat run to me across the yard when I call him. Then I pick him up for a purring hug.



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