Mighty Life List
Jan 18 2013

More Ideas for Your Life List from Go Mighty

My friend AnnaBeth has begun a project to take 1,000 polaroids thanks to a donation from the Impossible Project.

How would you make the most of 300 square feet?

“My idea for the 16 Doors Project was borne from two parallel ideas: telling my story and finding my roots.”

If you’ve ever wanted to design your own font, Kathryn is detailing the process in a series of stories on Go Mighty.

What do-gooders do with extra produce. Thanks for the idea, Stefanie.

Helena wants to run after more than the G train.

What’s new on your life list?

Jan 11 2013

Life List Inspiration from Go Mighty

I’m really proud of the growing sense of community over on Go Mighty. Thanks to everyone who has taken the time to load up your life list and share your experiences. Reading them is a daily source of inspiration and, after 12 years of writing here about my life list and all of the support I have received, it’s a joy to finally have the opportunity to read more about your goals and cheer you on.

Here are a few favorites from the week:

I shared my thoughts in the comments on this one. I cannot recommend this enough. It will transform your wardrobe.

I love this unique way to preserve a memory.

It’s never too late to become a ballerina.

This story prompted me to add a new goal to my life list. Good luck, Jessica. You’ve got this.

Loren wants to make handmade handkerchiefs as gifts to celebrate the milestones in her friends’ lives.

Photo credit: Maile Wilson

Jan 4 2013

What’s New On Go Mighty This Week

This week, members of the Go Mighty community have begun sharing stories about what they achieved over the holidays and what they hope to accomplish in the coming year. Here are a few of my favorites:

It’s not just a holiday card. It’s a challenge.

Megan wants to capture 15 mothers on film. When she completes the project, Olay has agreed to donate $500 to a charity that supports maternal health. One down, fourteen to go.

Nobody puts baby (swiss) in a corner.

Smart and generous. Melissa is acquiring the skill to create her own homestead while building for others.

Do you have a word you are focusing on for the new year? Britt does.

Congrats to Katherine for braving the waves and checking this goal off of her life list.

Wine suggestions. I know you’ve got them. Jessi needs them.

Photo credit: Erica Watson as a part of her Year In Taste project.

What have you resolved to cross off of your life list in 2013?

Dec 28 2012

A Few Life List Favorites from Go Mighty This Week

Life List Inspiration | Mighty Girl

I gave this postcard of encouragement to my friend Fiona before her first swim lesson. While she conquers her fear of the water, I’m learning to swim freestyle. She’s sharing the experience on Go Mighty. Our first lesson was last week.

Here are a few experiences shared on Go Mighty that caught my eye this week:

Let’s talk about confidence. What makes you feel sexy?

Watch Kathryn complete her goal in 25 seconds.

Do you have a poem committed to memory? Come share your favorite line.

Cake #3 in Elizabeth’s 50 cakes for 50 people project: Orange Butter Cake with Chocolate Ganache.

My doodling friend Helen Jane needs some nouns that begin with Q and X. Chime in, word nerds.

After a thirty-three year love affair, Sheri finally crossed this goal off of her list.

Have you added anything new to your life list, recently?

Aug 27 2010

Learn to Open Champagne

Laura just did a great post about our Mighty Events cocktail party, and it reminded me of something you should add to your Life List.

This is my new Internet crush, Joanna Goddard of Cup of Jo. I’d never met her before the party, but we got to talking, and Joanna mentioned that she had never opened a bottle of champagne. She said it scared her a little. People, this is a woman who just delivered a child.

Still, I have a lot of friends who feel the same way. And, thinking back, I used to pass the bottle off myself. We had an entire bathtub full of Mumm at the party, so I said, “This is one for the Life List. You have to do it.”

And so she did!

Hooray, Joanna! You are officially celebratory.

How about you? Have you ever opened your own champagne?