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.

Export My Content
I'm planning a garden and I'm going to plant... (read all 29 entries…)
Children's Garden Update

The Children’s Garden is growing well. One strawberry plant seems to have died, probably from dehydration from that three-day stretch we had with no rain. (It was on an end.) I intend to be more diligent to ensure things all get watered from now on.

The other weird thing is somebody stole the cherry tomato plant. The whole thing, roots and all, like they just wanted to plant it on their porch or something. It was beginning to flower and looked like it might produce tomatoes soon. I’m disappointed somebody would be that selfish, but whatchagonnadoo? At least the rest of the garden is still fine.


CrunchyBread has gotten 4 cheers on this entry.


I want to:
43 Things Login