Some amazing things have happened since I started testing my 43 things. Writing down your goals really helps you to focus on what is most important, and motivates you to do something about it. For example, I’ve always said I want to go to Alaska some day. But it was just a pipe dream until I put it to the test. I think maybe my son read about it, because one day he called and said, “Why don’t you come to Seattle, and we’ll go on a cruise to Alaska?” Before he could change his mind, I set a date, and we were off. Testing 43 things works!