101/1001 (17)

24 Jul

In the excitement of sticking bits of paper to my son’s bedroom wall, I forgot to write this week’s update.

I completed one task:

  • Get a bike.  I got one.

I have added two new tasks:

  • Ride my bike twenty out of thirty days – I’m already behind on this task, but you can blame the relentless rain (the week just gone) and the wallpaper (the week to come).  When Spud comes back from Lancaster he will drag me out to ride with him, so I’ll start the count then.  I need the other ten days to allow my legs to remember they’re attached to me.
  • Answer all comments received in one day with song lyrics – this popped into my head the other day when I wrote a comment that I’m sure came from a Showaddywaddy hit.  I’m looking forward to this one.  I think I won’t tell you when I’m doing it, and see if anyone notices.  I will use a variety of songs and artists and hope it will take a while for anyone to catch on.

I have adjusted a task:

  • Not play on King.com for a total of 30 days has now become Not play on King.com for a total of 101 days.   I thought thirty days would be difficult to achieve in three years because I’m quite addicted, but you are all so generous with your comments (that need replying to) and so interesting in your blogs (that need commenting upon) that I find I have days when I just don’t have time to play.  Thank you for breaking me of my addiction to King.com.  Now I need a task that will cure my addiction to blogging.

Don’t forget to check the links on the right to see how the other 101ers are getting on.

27 Responses to “101/1001 (17)”

  1. Tinman July 24, 2011 at 16:19 #

    But we don’t want you to cure your addiction to blogging…


    • Tilly Bud July 25, 2011 at 21:16 #

      That’s the nicest thing that’s been said to me in the last five minutes 🙂


  2. misswhiplash July 24, 2011 at 16:28 #

    Wrong place to ask for cure to blogging..I think that we are all addicted.
    You can make up a poem called Addicted to Blogging .
    You know TillyB I love your blog..it is always interesting and makes me feel happy


    • vivinfrance July 24, 2011 at 18:03 #

      Heaven forbid that you will give up blogging – though I wouldn’t be grief-stricken if you gave up WP prompts!
      It’s stopped raining here for a bit – how is it chez toi? You mustn’t give your cycling legs any quarter – every day a little bit works wonders.


    • Tilly Bud July 25, 2011 at 21:17 #

      That’s the nicest thing that’s been said to me in the last minute 🙂

      I’ve made a note of your poem suggestion, thanks.


  3. sarsm July 24, 2011 at 18:52 #

    I love the “Answer all comments received in one day with song lyrics” – great new task :-D.

    But your blogging addiction is what keeps me sane – don’t stop.


  4. Katherine Gordy Levine July 24, 2011 at 20:16 #

    Also got a bike, no make that a Trike. I have balance problems so a bike is out. Now if only I can get it properly put together. Am using the gym at our apartment complex to begin getting my legs in shape so when I finally can climb aboard my new toy I can do more than one trip down the driveway. Good luck on your goals, determined to meet mine which is merely to exercise for forty minutes in one way or another every day. Hope springs forth like trash the side walks of a city. Thank you for keeping me laughing, it keeps me strong.


    • Tilly Bud July 25, 2011 at 21:20 #

      My pleasure! You have a good goal there. I walk the dogs for at least thirty minutes every day and usually more, but it doesn’t feel like exercise because they sniff everything in their path and it can take ten minutes to get to the end of the drive. 🙂


  5. kateshrewsday July 24, 2011 at 22:57 #

    I’m looking forward to the song lyrics, Tilly….


    • Tilly Bud July 25, 2011 at 21:20 #

      Any requests?


      • Pseu July 26, 2011 at 20:46 #

        Lyrics disappear from my head when I need them….


  6. earlybird July 25, 2011 at 01:56 #

    What’s King.com? I daren’t look in case I become addicted too.


  7. eof737 July 25, 2011 at 09:31 #

    Keep painting those walls… we want to see the before and after photos… Goodbye to king.com 😉


    • Tilly Bud July 25, 2011 at 21:24 #

      Well you can see the after photos; I forgot to take the before 🙂


  8. SammyDee July 26, 2011 at 11:02 #

    After discovering your blog I started writing my own 101/1001 challenges. It’s actually really hard! So far I’ve only got 30 items on the list – 2 more than this morning.

    I’m going to put “Influence a person to make a day zero list” on there – but I’ll probably get people to sign up before I’ve published my list so they won’t count.

    I look forward to hearing more updates from your list. 🙂


    • Tilly Bud July 27, 2011 at 09:20 #

      I’m thrilled to know you got it from me! I got it from http://sarsm.wordpress.com/ and she has the badge/widget thing if you want one for your blog.

      I do updates once a week but others do them intermittently. We all go at our own pace.

      Feel free to steal as many challenges as you like from the rest of us; and your first challenge can be ‘Finish my challenge list’.

      It’s really great fun if you don’t take it too seriously.


  9. klrs09 July 26, 2011 at 21:16 #

    Congratulations on your newly adjusted list — that’s a lot of living up to do. Good luck with the bike riding — my husband bought me a bike years ago — I think I’ve ridden it about a half dozen times. Just not my thing.


    • Tilly Bud July 27, 2011 at 09:21 #

      I’m hearing that a lot and it’s starting to worry me 🙂


  10. Pseu July 27, 2011 at 17:39 #

    ‘Answer all comments received in one day with song lyrics -‘ – when is that one starting?

    I’m waiting with a list of reposts.


    • Tilly Bud July 27, 2011 at 19:50 #

      It’s a secret. You have to work it out 🙂


      • Pseu July 27, 2011 at 23:17 #

        Tilly, you are the sunshine of my life.


    • Tilly Bud July 29, 2011 at 17:41 #

      It’s a secret; you have to work it out.

      I’m sorry, I’m confused by your last comment.


  11. SchmidleysScribbling September 4, 2011 at 18:01 #

    I don’t know where I am or if I will end up back where I started, but this comment is to update #17, I think. I almost forgot what I was going to say. If you use song titles to respond to my blog, could you pick something from American Bandstand, circa 19598? Also, I am with Ms Whiplash, I love your blog.



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