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Hi, I'm Morgan.

"Cheers, Morgan" is how I sign my emails, and the upbeat attitude I try to bring to every aspect of life. Read on for thoughts on books, fitness, travel, approaching my mid-twenties, and everything in between.

101 Things in 1001 Days

101 Things in 1001 Days

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A blogger that I really enjoy, Mackenzie Horan, has a tradition of making a list of 101 things to do in 1,001 days. I've wanted to make my own list since her first iteration. Now that she's on her third round, I've finally gotten my act together to make a list of my own. You can track my progress here.

Start date: October 19, 2017
End date: July 16, 2020

1. Come up with 101 things
2. Take a trip with my family
3. Take a trip with my mom
4. Take a trip with my dad
5. Take a trip with my sister
6. Take a trip with my brother
7. Take a trip with friends
8. Take a trip alone
9. Visit six new cities
10. Visit four new states
11. Visit three new countries
12. Visit a national park
13. Visit five new museums
14. Visit Ottawa in every season
15. Go to an NHL game
16. Go to an NBA game
17. Go to an NFL game
18. Go to an MLB game
19. Go to a Liverpool FC game
20. Go to the Carolina-Duke game
21. Go to a Carolina football game
22. Go to a Carolina baseball game
23. Go to a Carolina soccer game
24. Go to a Carolina Performing Arts show
25. Go to 10 concerts
26. Go hiking
27. Go camping
28. Go rock climbing
29. Go to the beach
30. Go sailing
31. Go zip lining
32. Go skiing
33. Go standup paddle boarding
34. Skate on the Rideau Canal
35. Climb a lighthouse
36. Ride a roller coaster
37. Ride in a hot air balloon
38. Have a picnic
39. Read 30 minutes every day for 30 days
40. Read 50 new-to-me books
41. Read five classics
42. Re-read every Harry Potter book
43. See a musical on Broadway
44. Watch 10 new-to-me movies featuring my favorite British ladies
45. Re-watch Game of Thrones from the beginning
46. Watch Parks & Recreation from start to finish
47. Watch all the Best Picture nominees before the Oscars
48. Watch 10 new-to-me documentaries
49. Run a 5K
50. Do 10 pushups
51. Do a pullup
52. Try a new fitness class
53. Teach indoor cycling
54. Complete one round of Kayla Itsines BBG
55. Wake up by 7am everyday for 2 weeks
56. Go to bed by 10pm everyday for 2 weeks
57. Take vitamins every day for a month
58. Go to the doctor every year (2018, 2019, 2020)
59. Find a daily moisturizer with SPF
60. Donate blood
61. Leave a 100% tip
62. Volunteer during the holidays (2017, 2018, 2019)
63. Vote in the 2018 election
64. Vote in a municipal election
65. Attend a service at a non-Episcopal church
66. Attend a service at a synagogue
67. Attend a service at a mosque
68. Send flowers for no reason at all
69. Write and send one card per month
70. Write a letter to my 30-year-old self
71. Call my grandmothers twice a month
72. Bake a birthday cake for someone
73. Make a t-shirt quilt
74. Get a dog
75. Try 20 new-to-me restaurants in the Triangle
76. Prepare a meal using ingredients bought at the farmer's market
77. Plan my meals for a week and stick to the plan 100%
78. Get a real Christmas tree
79. Carve pumpkins
80. Watch the sunrise
81. Watch the sunset
82. Paint with water colors
83. Take a pottery class
84. Take a cooking class
85. Color an entire coloring book
86. Win bar trivia
87. Be in a wedding
88. Be a date to a wedding
89. Redesign my resume
90. Get a raise
91. Move my pictures from the iPhoto app
92. Organize my email inbox
93. Finish hanging art in my apartment
94. Put pictures in a photo album (2017, 2018, 2019)
95. Learn how to sew a button
96. Make a plan for my old 401(k)
97. Achieve my first savings goal
98. Learn about investing and actually do it
99. Go one month without shopping
100. Put $10 in savings for every goal completed
101. Donate $10 for every goal left unfinished

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