101 In 1001 Days


A while back,  while learning more or bullet journaling, I discovered a few people on Instagram (can’t remember who it was) made a list of 101 things to do in 1001 days. I thought “oh,  that sounds cool. Why don’t I do that? ”

Is always something going on or a restaurant that I want to try or something. I tried things of free events I could go to or things I could do that didn’t require an admissions fee. I think I’ve created a nice list of those things in and around Milwaukee with a decent selection of restaurants in the mix. Here is what I’ve come up with…

  1. Edelweiss Dinner Cruise
  2. Gurnee Mills Shopping Trip
  3. Garrett’s Popcorn
  4. Cedar Point Amusement Park
  5. Mars Cheese Castle (Kenosha, WI)
  6. Taste of Chicago
  7. Margarita Fest (Chicago, IL)
  8. Walworth Balloon Festival
  9. Giordano’s Pizza
  10. Jersey Mike’s
  11. Milwaukee Botanical Gardens
  12. Chicago Botanical Gardens
  13. Milwaukee County Zoo (Free day)
  14. Milwaukee County Zoo (Behind the Scenes Day)
  15. Milwaukee County Zoo (Zoo Al-a-cart)
  16. Brookfield Zoo (Chicago area)
  17. Racine Zoo
  18. Cedarburg Strawberry Festival
  19. Taste of Wisconsin (Southeastern Wisconsin)
  20. Milwaukee Big Taste
  21. Miller Brewing Tour
  22. Harley Davidson Museum
  23. Chicago Science & Industry Museum
  24. Chicago Field Museum
  25. Shedd Aquarium
  26. Great Lakes Distillery Tour
  27. Sprecher Brewery Tour
  28. Lakefront Brewery Tour
  29. Milwaukee Brewing Co. Tour
  30. Brenner Brewing Co. Tour
  31. Discovery World Museum
  32. Mitchell Park Domes
  33. Pabst Mansion Tour
  34. Lake Express
  35. Run/Ride Oak Leaf Trail
  36. Run/Walk/Ride Hank Aaron Trail
  37. Hamburger Mary’s
  38. Splash Studio’s (Paint Night)
  39. Palermo’s Pizza Factory Tour
  40. Bacon Fest
  41. Milwaukee Chili Cook Off
  42. Rock Bottom Lunch/Dinner
  43. Pabst Brewery Tour
  44. State Street (Madison, WI) photo shoot
  45. Brady Street photo shoot
  46. Water Street photo shoot
  47. Walworth County Safari Park
  48. Garfield Days
  49. Brady Fest
  50. Locust Fest
  51. Juneteenth photo shoot
  52. Greek Fest (?)
  53. Milwaukee Sports Show
  54. Milwaukee Auto Show
  55. Green Lake Retreat
  56. First Manicure
  57. First Pedicure
  58. Horse Back Riding
  59. Wisconsin Dells Safari Park
  60. Navy Pier
  61. Bubba Gump Shrimp Lunch/Dinner
  62. Insomnia Cookies
  63. Shooting Range
  64. Apple Holler  (Racine, WI)
  65. Milwaukee Ale House
  66. Corn Maze
  67. The Dawg House
  68. Color Palette
  69. Smoke Shack
  70. Riverfront Pizzeria
  71. R&B Live Milwaukee
  72. Harlem Globetrotter’s game
  73. Milwaukee Steakhouse
  74. Gillies
  75. Balistrias Inn (65th & Bluemound)
  76. Cafe Benelux
  77. Bublr Bike Ride
  78. Bombers
  79. Lunch/Dinner @ Bel Air Cantina
  80. Massage Envy
  81. Cheddars Restaurant  (Pleasant Prairie, WI)
  82. Bake challah bread 
  83. Make bagels 
  84. Start & complete a project 365
  85. Read the Bible cover to cover in a year.
  86. Movie theater marathon (3 movies in a day)
  87. Leave 101 position affirmation 
  88. Pay it forward at Starbucks 
  89. Serve 100 bowls of soup/chili to the homeless in Milwaukee 
  90. Make 25 free throws
  91. Make a strawberry tart
  92. Make a lemon tart
  93. Vote in each election after the 2016 presidential election  (missed the February 2017 local primary election)
  94. Have a real Christmas & wreath 
  95. Take a hike (maybe Becky & Kayden will join me)
  96. Support Milwaukee Black Restaurant Week
  97. Support Milwaukee Downtown Dining Week
  98.  
  99.  
  100.  

As you can see, there are still some holes to be filled in to get to my 101. I started this on August 1, 2016 and I should be done on or around May 28, 2019 to be within my 1001 days target. Now while completing these things, I will continue working towards completing my 40 by 40 and 50 by 50 bucket list.
There are guidelines that some people go by when putting together their 101 in 1001. The only guideline I set for myself was to set task/events/activities that I can take photos of so that they can be shared on this medium. To see some of the guidelines check out Just One Girl Revolution.

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