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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katarose is doing 38 things including…

find at least one thing each day that makes me happy and record it everyday for a year

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katarose has written 61 entries about this goal


amazing brunch with a good friend
beach time with friends at the lake!


finishing my 40 day yoga sadhana with a wonderful class
FINALLY seeing The Dark Knight
seeing an apartment in a cool building


*three-hour workdays on Fridays in August!
*finding a pair of jeans that fits (although I have to get them tailored as they’re too long). Since I haven’t bought a new pair of jeans in over three years, this feels GREAT!
*dressing up and looking cute




huddled under a blanket with friends outside during a downpour
sultry summer evenings


making it through the day
drinking lots of water after yoga
yoga and riding my bike (as always)
making plans to get my own apartment and make having roommates a thing of the past


A fun, joyful, challenging yoga class
riding my bike
beautiful sunny summer weather
Finishing off the weekend with a quiet Sunday sans roommate!


having brunch with a friend
running errands
having the apartment to myself again
riding my bike to the beach
getting some sun on the beach


having the apartment to myself last night!
painting my toenails


Going to yoga even though I was exhausted
having lunch with a friend

katarose has gotten 1 cheer on this goal.

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