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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Forester321 “Generosity overpowers greed.” ― Bryce Courtenay

To record 5 things in which I find joy every day (read all 772 entries…)
297. Goose neck

1. A lucky streak on my family heritage research
2. A nice lunch with colleagues
3. Joking with 43T friends
4. Eating a bit lighter today
5. Being able to bring people together on an issue (sometimes you win)

More of my wife’s beautiful flowers



Comments:

JadedForever "Love me like the world is ending"

Pretty! -

Those are really interesting!
I like em!
-JF

Forester321 “Generosity overpowers greed.” ― Bryce Courtenay

My wife says...

they catch the wind and dance around.

Thank you!

JadedForever "Love me like the world is ending"

You're welcome -

Do you know what kind they are?
-JF

Forester321 “Generosity overpowers greed.” ― Bryce Courtenay

Yes!

The actual name is “Gooseneck Loosestrife”

You can see more about them here.

http://www.whiteflowerfarm.com/33630-product.html#

It is her first year growing them.


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