Watched A Midnight Showing At The Kabuki (124/366)


"In the end, it will be every man for himself …"
~
Tom Hiddleston as Loki, "The Avengers"

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Used A Charcoal Chimney Starter (121/366)


"Grilling, broiling, barbecuing - whatever you want to call it - is an art, not just a matter of building a pyre and throwing on a piece of meat as a sacrifice to the gods of the stomach."
~
James Beard

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Gone Bouldering (120/366)


"You climb for the hell of it."
~ Sir
Edmund Hillary

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Made An Ice Cream Cake (118/366)


"I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!"
~
Johnson, Moll, & King, the "Ice Cream" song, 1927
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Read Patrick Henry's Speech, "Give Me Liberty, Or Give Me Death!" (117/366)


"The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave … the war is inevitable -- and let it come! … I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!"
~
Patrick Henry

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Put Together A Jigsaw Puzzle Mat (116/366)


"The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity."
~
Douglas Horton

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Seen The Movie "Clue" (114/366)


"Communism was just a red herring."
~ Ms. Scarlet or Mrs. Peacock OR Wadsworth [depending on the ending], "
Clue"

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Watched "The Kims Of Comedy" (113/366)


"Why do ninjas wear those f*ing masks? I mean, they do it to disguise themselves, but they're Japanese guys. They all look the same!"
~
Bobby Lee

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Played The Board Game "Clue" (112/366)


"Whodunnit? Where? And how? Clue. Solving this mystery … can be murder."
~ 1986 "
Clue" Commercial

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Joined "MyFitnessPal" (111/366)


"Happiness lies first of all in health."
~
George William Curtis

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Watched The Documentary "Paper Clips" (110/366)


"Symbols can make us think. Symbols can change the world. And sometimes, symbols are all we have to help us maintain our resolve. Even in our darkest, and our most tragic days. ~
Peter Schroeder

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Given Myself A GIANT Manicure (108/366)


"I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and ... I believe in miracles."
~
Audrey Hepburn

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Roasted Coffee Beans (106/366)


"Our culture runs on coffee and gasoline, the first often tasting like the second."
~
Edward Abbey

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Done A "Photo Shoot" (105/366)


"Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst."
~
Henri Cartier-Bresson

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Dyed My Hair A Crazy Color (104/366)


"It's a little bright, but … I think I like it!"
~
Jeremy Affeldt on the Orange Friday home jersey

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Read Jason Harvey's Book, "Achieve Anything In Just One Year" (103/366)


"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."
~
Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Played Dominoes (102/366)


"If we can hit that bull's-eye, the rest of the dominoes will fall like a house of cards. Checkmate!"
~
Zapp Brannigan, "Futurama"

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Painted A Landscape From A Blank Canvas (101/366)


"Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do."
~
Edgar Degas

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Made A Baking Soda And Vinegar Volcano (100/366)


"Cooking is chemistry … it's essentially chemical reactions."
~
Shirley Corriher

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Eaten At All Of Thomas Keller's Yountville Restaurants (99/366)


"Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow."
~
Honoré de Balzac

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Dined At The French Laundry (98/366)


"When you acknowledge, as you must, that there is no such thing as perfect food, only the idea of it, then the real purpose of striving toward perfection becomes clear: to make people happy, that is what cooking is all about."
~
Thomas Keller

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Gone To An Exploratorium "After Dark" Event (96/366)


"Come eat with your eyes, taste with your nose, and savor through your fingertips … explore how surprise and innovation can transform our experience of food."
~
Exploratorium, After Dark Presents: Gastronomy

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Eaten Frozen Grapes (94/366)


"My favorite fruit is grapes. Because with grapes, you always get another chance. 'Cause, you know, if you have a crappy apple or a peach, you're stuck with that crappy piece of fruit. But if you have a crappy grape, no problem - just move on to the next. 'Grapes: The Fruit of Hope.'"
~
Demetri Martin

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Watched The TV Show "Destination Truth" (93/366)


"Adventure rewrites the routine of our lives and wakes us sharply from the comforts of the familiar. It allows us to see how vast the expanse of our experience. Our ability to grow is no longer linear but becomes unrestricted to any direction we wish to run."
~
Josh Gates, Destination Truth: Memoirs of a Monster Hunter

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Ordered From A Swim Up-Bar (91/366)


"Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming … "
~
Ellen DeGeneres as Dory, from "Finding Nemo"

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Tried Softshell Crab, And Scallop And Mackerel Sashimi (90/366)


"I learned the first night that IHOP's not the place to order fish."
~
Larry David

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Ridden A WaveRunner (89/366)


"Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean."
~
Christopher Reeve

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Swum In An Infinity Pool (88/366)


"To see the world in a grain of sand, and to see heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hand, and eternity in an hour ..."
~
William Blake

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Been To Mexico (87/366)


"The moment you land at the Los Cabos airport, the adventure begins."
~
VisitMexico.com

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Gone "Back To School" (83/366)


"Back to school, back to school, to prove to Dad that I'm not a fool. I've got my lunch packed up, my boots tied tight, I hope I don't get in a fight. Ohhhhh back to school, back to school, back to … school …"
~
Adam Sandler as Billy Madison in "Billy Madison"

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Read Thom Rutledge's Book "Embracing Fear" (81/366)


"To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom"
~
Bertrand Russell

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Attended A Tasting Table "Dinner Tales" Event (80/366)


"Perbacco - Italian interjection: (ex.) 'By Jove!' or 'Good Heavens!'"
~
Wiktionary.org

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Painted "By Number" (79/366)


"You can do anything you want to do. This is your world."
~
Bob Ross

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Made An "Irish Blacksmith" (77/366)


“Between you and me, a few pints of Guinness and I can go even faster, you know,”
~
Michael Flatley, "Lord of the Dance"

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Created Free Business Cards On VistaPrint.com (73/366)


"Alright, so, listen. Why don't you gimme a call when you wanna start taking things a little more seriously. Here's my card."
~
Heath Ledger as The Joker in "The Dark Knight"

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Read The Book "Snoopy And The Red Baron" (72/366)


"Curse you, Red Baron!"
~
Snoopy, in "Snoopy and the Red Baron"

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Attended A Film Screening At The Hearst Castle Theater (71/366)


"A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own."
~
Orson Welles as Charles Foster Kane in Citizen Kane

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Gone "Eyebombing" (70/366)


"Eyebombing is super fun! Parking meters are now welcoming, cheery-faced coin munchers."
~
Christy Rowland

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Brined My Own Corned Beef (67/366)


"No, Kitty - this is MY corned beef and cabbage!"
~
Eric Cartman, South Park

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Been A Mo-Cap Model (64/366)


"I'm a model, you know what I mean? And I do my little turn on the catwalk."
~
Right Said Fred, "I'm Too Sexy"

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Played Valve's First-Person Puzzle Game "Portal" (61/366)


"Cake, and grief counseling, will be available at the conclusion of the test."
~
Ellen McLain as GlaDOS from Portal

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Got Licensed To Help Lovebirds Take The Leap (60/366)


"Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition."
~
Alexander Smith

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Tried Pei Dan (Chinese "Thousand-Year" Egg) (59/366)


"The present was an egg laid by the past that had the future inside its shell."
~
Zora Neale Hurston

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Watched The Documentary "Dive!" (58/366)


"I don't know if dumpster-diving and eating food from the dumpster has made me value food more, or value food less because it's easier now to throw food away because we have so much of it and so part of me, I think that I'm valuing the food even less"
~
Jeremy Seifert

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Posted A Public Video Of Myself On The Internet (57/366)


"Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick."
~ Bruce Lee

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Tasted All The Flavors Of San Francisco's Iconic It's-It (55/366)


"It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all."
~
Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Registered For The CrossFit Open (54/366)


"The healthiest competition occurs when average people win by putting above average effort."
~
Colin Powell

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Learned To Play "Annie's Song" On The Guitar (53/366)


"No one taught me how to kip or climb a rope"
~
Annie Sakamoto

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Played Sour Apples To Apples (52/366)


"It's always an enormous pressure when you do a sequel. The demands are so high, and it's expensive."
~
Jan de Bont

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Seen Nirvana "Live At The Paramount" (51/366)


"The duty of youth is to challenge corruption."
~
Kurt Cobain

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Watched The Documentary "The Botany Of Desire" (50/366)


"We're in the web of nature, not standing outside it. These plants are mirrors, in which we can see ourselves in a slightly different way. As much as this is a story about plants, it's a story about human desire."
~
Michael Pollan, author of "The Botany of Desire"

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Attended The Grand Opening Of Roll San Francisco (49/366)


"As a bike-lover and cyclist, this is the kind of place I wanted to go to, but I couldn't find that anywhere. So we decided to open Roll San Francisco."
~
Renita Taylor, co-owner of Roll San Francisco

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Tried Iskiate, The Tarahumara Superfood Drink (48/366)


"In terms of nutritional content, a tablespoon of chia is like a smoothie made from salmon, spinach, and human growth hormone."
~
Christopher McDougall, author of "Born To Run"

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Completed The "Intro To Programming" Lesson At Codeacademy (47/366)


"Computers are good at following instructions, but not at reading your mind."
~
Donald Knuth

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Watched The Grammys (43/366)


"When I heard Aretha, I could feel her emotional delivery so clearly. It came from down deep within. That's what I wanted to do."
~
Whitney Houston

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Screened A Whitney Houston Movie Marathon (42/366)


"I believe that love will never end. And like the river finds the sea ... I was lost, now I'm free. 'Cause I believe in you and me."
~
Whitney Houston in "The Preacher's Wife"

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Read The Classic Literary Reference "The Elements Of Style" (41/366)


"Rule 17. Omit needless words! Omit needless words! Omit needless words!"
~
William Strunk Jr.

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Made A Candle From An Orange (39/366)


"There is no blue without yellow and without orange."
~
Vincent Van Gogh

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Hosted A Superbowl Party (36/366)


"I predict one of these two teams will win the Super Bowl."
~
Gilbert Gottfried

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Built An Edible Stadium (35/366)


"Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside."
~
Mark Twain

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Treated A Creaking Door (32/366)


"I hate to be a kicker, I always long for peace,
But the wheel that does the squeaking, is the one that gets the grease."
~
Josh Billings
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Used A Sawzall (31/366)


"MORE POWER!"
~
Tim Allen as Tim "The Tool Man" Taylor

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Driven The Crooked Part Of Lombard Street (28/366)


"Every body continues in its state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line, except insofar as it doesn't."
~ Sir Arthur Eddington

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Cleaned Coins With Cola (25/366)


"Character must be kept bright as well as clean."
~
Lord Chesterfield

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Opened Chinese New Year In Chinatown (23/366)


"When people are true friends, even shared water tastes sweet."
~ Chinese proverb

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Organized A Linen Closet (19/366)


“Don't agonize, organize.”
~
Florynce Kennedy

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Read The Full Text Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" Speech (16/366)


"I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: 'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.'"
~
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Knitted A Blanket (14/366)


"The innocent sleep,
Sleep that knits up the ravelled sleave of care ... "
~ William Shakespeare

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Installed Curtains (9/366)


"A well-spent day brings happy sleep."
~
Leonardo da Vinci

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Become A "Blogger" (8/366)


"I could write a blog. I have thoughts."
~
Amy Adams as Julie Powell in Julie & Julia

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Rang In The New Year At A Concert (1/366)


"I can't f---ing hear you!"
~ Ozzy Osbourne, Ozzfest 2002

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