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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enjoy good food

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Colleen_C_C has written 607 entries about this goal

25 July
  • Had a happy hour drink & shared a trio of our favorite appetizers – chicken tenders with tamarind sauce, spring rolls with a spicy dip, & chicken lettuce wraps – at a neighborhood restaurant we really like (we got to sit outdoors on the patio in nice weather, too!) smile


24 July
  • Cafe au lait & a citron tart at the little local French-style place we like smile


23 July
  • Licorice smile


20 July

BRUNCH:

  • A wonderfully flaky croissant sandwich, filled with fluffy eggs, Swiss cheese, & crispy bacon yum

SUPPER (DESSERT):

  • Fresh peach ice cream smile


16 July
  • With RJ&W, tried a new Mexican-style restaurant near their house: had a pretty good “enchilada assortment platter” with chips & salsa smile


13 July
  • Lupini beans! yay


Collation Entry (fresh fruits & juices)

From markets, stores, & a friend’s garden:

  • a cantaloupe-type Italian melon
  • green figs
  • purple figs
  • blueberries
  • raspberries
  • tiny wild strawberries
  • big sweet garden strawberries
  • red currants
  • Rote Gruetze (several times)
  • pear juice
  • pomegranate juice
  • passion fruit juice
  • sour cherry juice


Collation Entry (baked goods)

In museum cafes & at a favorite French bakery:

Coffee & ...

  • poppyseed cake
  • cheesecake & cherry cheesecake
  • cherry cream cake (red wine in the ’’gelled’’ layer: wow!)
  • chocolate molleaux (sp?)
  • chocolate croissant
  • chocolate cream tartelette
  • rhubarb tartelette
  • raspberry tartelette
  • lemon curd tartelette
  • lemon cream tartelette
  • red currants with almond filling tartelette
  • blueberry tarte
  • poppyseed cheesecake
  • apricot Anglaise

& two-olive Benoiton (small “batons” of wonderful olive bread!)



14 May
  • A wonderful slice of Rhabarber Schmandschnitte (rhubarb cake with a creamy almond topping): wow


13 May
  • Supper out at a Greek restaurant: Spanakopita, Greek salad, & roasted/stuffed eggplant topped with Feta cheese. yum


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