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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Donderjaeger 2014 the year of chores :)

Complete a diploma in music (read all 5 entries…)
Rescheduled, done, and cancelled

That musicianship course which had been cancelled was put on again – a semester late – and I took it. Then I signed up for the next course…which was canceled at the last minute. :c(

Oh well, you win some and lose some. I gained enough knowledge in the last course to give me many more questions, which I can explore on my own. In the meantime, I’ve also found a music theory workbook (Elementary Rudiments of Music by Barbara Wharram) which can keep me busy for a while. I also have a certificate for some private music lessons – and may even be teaching music myself, if things go well! :c0

So this will all be preparation for the next step in my musical education. I’m still reasonably young, so another year won’t kill me…I guess…LOL!!



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