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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From Wetsuits To Silk Suits




I'm doing 31 things
 

From Wetsuits To Silk Suits's Life List

  1. 1. Practice Hansei
    1 entry . 16 cheers
    1 person
  2. 2. Be my own Authority and live up to Myself
    52 cheers
    1 person
  3. 3. Make someone's life better by meeting me
    1 entry . 49 cheers
    2 people
  4. 4. say what i mean and mean what i say
    45 cheers
    234 people
  5. 5. To not become an old man who wishes he had done........
    1 entry . 81 cheers
    1 person
  6. 6. never, EVER grow up
    47 cheers
    781 people
  7. 7. write haiku on fridays
    38 entries . 18 cheers
    170 people
  8. 8. Go to a village Pub in Ireland, and dance to folk music
    2 entries . 49 cheers
    1 person
  9. 9. go to burning man
    22 cheers
    1,610 people
  10. 10. Shake hands with the Dali Lama
    24 cheers
    1 person
  11. 11. Sail to a south pacific island
    3 entries . 26 cheers
    1 person
  12. 12. To return the love and friendship given to me
    30 cheers
    1 person
  13. 13. surf in tahiti
    24 cheers
    4 people
  14. 14. Cuddle with someone I love and talk about where we want to go in life
    42 cheers
    2 people
  15. 15. Stop struggling and let the universe flow through me
    37 cheers
    4 people
  16. 16. Get the child back into my life
    1 entry . 21 cheers
    1 person
  17. 17. Attain Wealth, Not a bank account balance.
    2 entries . 12 cheers
    1 person
  18. 18. Go to The Carnival of Venice and be in full costume
    21 cheers
    2 people
  19. 19. restore politeness, refinement, tact and other old-fashioned niceties
    24 cheers
    61 people
  20. 20. See Henry V live on stage
    1 entry . 16 cheers
    1 person
  21. 21. set foot on every continent
    2 entries . 14 cheers
    118 people
  22. 22. tag my city with "You Are Beautiful" stickers.
    21 cheers
    124 people
  23. 23. Create a Secret Wall Tattoo
    1 entry . 9 cheers
    2 people
  24. 24. Stand on the International Date Line. One foot in Tomorrow, one in Yesterday
    20 cheers
    2 people
  25. 25. Pay it Forward
    1 entry . 21 cheers
    656 people
  26. 26. Send a postcard to Postsecret
    17 cheers
    2,966 people
  27. 27. See the northern lights
    26 cheers
    19,117 people
  28. 28. catch a west coast train with other 43Ters and be part of a railway party meetup
    7 cheers
    3 people
  29. 29. learn how to let go of things that are beyond my control
    35 cheers
    7 people
  30. 30. Start a Buddy Check 12 team here on 43things, in support of Breast Cancer awareness. Do your self-exam the 12th of every month.
    1 entry . 4 cheers
    122 people
  31. 31. lose another 20 lbs
    1 entry . 3 cheers
    5 people

How I did it
How to get my time trial average up to 19 mph over 10 miles
It took me
365 days
It made me


How to learn to surf
It took me
5 days
It made me
whaaahoooooo


Recent entries
Sail to a south pacific island (read all 3 entries…)
One step closer

March 18th to the 28th, Bareboat charter in the British Virgin Islands. Only downside is the the navigation is eyeball navigation. Meaning you just look at the next place you want to go and sail there.



write haiku on fridays (read all 38 entries…)
Sailing

March Trades
Blowing over the BVI
Big Cat gliding along



write haiku on fridays (read all 38 entries…)
the drive

two hours one way in CA
nine hours one way to UK
better the flying



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