101 in 1001

The One Year Mark: 101 in 1001

Can you believe that it has been one year since I sat down in my apartment in Cork (!!) and wrote out my 101 in 1001 list? It is a hefty list, with some pretty major goals on it. I have severe doubts that I will get through all of them by my November 26, […]

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Trying a New Art Medium

I never considered myself to be a visually creative person. I always wished I was, but brushed it off, thinking, “I have other talents, it’s fine.” But I watched my very visually talented friends and fiance, and wished that I could have a little bit of what they have. So when it came time for […]

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The Overtracking Trap

As I’m sure you all know by now – unless you’ve never been here before, in which case, hello! – I am all about the goals. I am always setting goals for myself: goals for the next 1001 days, goals for the next six months, goals for the day/week/hour. Reading goals, writing goals, exercise goals. […]

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101 in 1001 – 6 Month Update

As of September 1, I have been working on my 101 in 1001 goals list (inspired by Sarah at The Chronicles of S) for a whole 6 months! In looking back, I have accomplished a lot, and I thought it would be fun to take a look at some of the progress that I have […]

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5 Documentaries

One of my 101 in 1001 goals was to watch 5 documentaries. I am always interested in documentaries, but I never actually get around to watching them, and with the plethora of cool ones available on Netflix, I thought it would be a fun and informative goal. I’m really glad that I did it, too! […]

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Why I’m Taking a Blogging Hiatus

This past weekend, I did two days of technological silence: no phone, no computer, limited television. It was joyous. Incredible, really. So refreshing to actually be with the people I was with, and enjoy my surroundings and conversations, rather than constantly reaching for my phone. It was interesting to see the restlessness that I developed, […]

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Vegan Challenge: Completed

As of 12:01 AM on Sunday morning, I am officially finished the 7 day vegan challenge! How was it? Well. It was a LOT easier than I had anticipated. It was also harder, if that makes any sense. Harder I expected the challenge to be hard. Going seven days without milk, eggs, or cheese?! It […]

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101 in 1001 – 7 Day Vegan Challenge

Click to Expand. Infographic by CulinarySchools.org Bryan and I have been vegetarians for a year now, for a whole host of reasons, including environmental, health, and animal safety concerns, and more besides. A great resource on the topic is Eating Animals by Jonathan Safron Foer. I thought that giving up meat was going to be really difficult, but […]

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