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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Barbara Marlow

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I'm doing 38 things
 

Barbara Marlow's Life List

  1. 1. learn to play the guitar
    1 entry . 3 cheers
    13,736 people
  2. 2. organize all of my photos.
    28 people
  3. 3. start a blog
    1 cheer
    1,428 people
  4. 4. live simpler
    11 people
  5. 5. Learn to can
    22 people
  6. 6. get together with friends at least once a month for food and good times
    1 person
  7. 7. do less texting
    1 person
  8. 8. buy a worm bin
    1 person
  9. 9. be a better girlfriend
    668 people
  10. 10. declutter my house
    993 people
  11. 11. Learn to use my sewing machine
    82 people
  12. 12. make my own scrub tops
    2 people
  13. 13. Go to Spokane
    1 person
  14. 14. practice Wicca more
    66 people
  15. 15. get a new hairdo
    19 people
  16. 16. Move to North Jersey
    1 person
  17. 17. go camping
    2,916 people
  18. 18. Make bowls out of record albums for gifts
    1 person
  19. 19. make a difference
    7,137 people
  20. 20. keep the table clear
    1 person
  21. 21. lose 90 pounds
    1 entry
    244 people
  22. 22. GET ORGANIZED
    6,534 people
  23. 23. See my son & meet my Grandson and my nieces
    1 person
  24. 24. be more affectionate
    113 people
  25. 25. learn another language
    1 cheer
    4,246 people
  26. 26. WRITE IN A JOURNAL
    89 people
  27. 27. clean out my closets
    70 people
  28. 28. plant some flowers
    17 people
  29. 29. finish my witch shop
    1 person
  30. 30. exercise daily
    2,321 people
  31. 31. paint my walls
    52 people
  32. 32. bird watch
    18 people
  33. 33. be a happier person
    155 people
  34. 34. apply THE SECRET to my life daily
    1 person
  35. 35. hang some plants in my house
    1 person
  36. 36. do more outdoor things
    4 people
  37. 37. get rid of 10 things daily
    1 person
  38. 38. Make a drip candle monster!
    1 person
Recent entries
lose 90 pounds
almost there!

I have lost 85 lbs. My goal is to lose 100. I gained weight after I posted I want to lose 90lbs. I had Adjustable Gastric Band surgery on October 7, 2011.



get a peace sign tattoo (read all 2 entries…)
My peace tattoo

My friend’s husband drew it up for me. I told him what elements I wanted in it. After a few months, I finally went to him and got the ink. It was my birthday present. I LOVE IT!



have a vegetable garden.
It was expensive at first, but worth it

By the time we bought the soil, then all the plants, it was quite costly up front. We had hardly NO weeds, so that was a blessing. Our green bell peppers didnt do well…neither did spaghetti squash or melon. Tomatoes, habanero peppers, cubanelle, and pole beans did great. We got about 5 eggplants. Cucumbers did so-so. I will definitely do it again next year.



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