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I'm turning 30 this year : Here's my 30 before 30 list

When it came time to update my 1, 3, 5 year goals, I began to think about the fact that I am turning 30 this year. My 1 year goals quickly became a "30 things to do before I turn 30" list. I wanted to keep them as obtainable as possible. This list is less of a "bucket list" and more of a "stop putting this shit off" type of list. Below you'll find descriptions of each item above. I will be updating them with my progress throughout the year.

  1. Lose 30 pounds Lose 60 pounds
  2. Do one thing from my “recreate” / “10" list
  3. See Marfa, TX
  4. Learn a new design tool 
  5. Launch Starboard and go full time
  6. Finish 10 books I bought, but haven't read yet.
  7. Try Yoga
  8. Build treehouse at farm
  9. Create a morning routine
  10. Learn a new coding language  (SASS)
  11. Go somewhere new every 3 months minimum
  12. Make an effort to meet one of your heroes
  13. Host a dinner party
  14. Take a massive job risk
  15. Sleep under the stars
  16. Get over my fear of touching fish
  17. See the northern lights
  18. Brush up on my jazz scales
  19. Get rid of clutter / things I don't need (physical things, habits)
  20. Make that awesome girl thing happen
  21. Learn how to moonwalk
  22. Call mom
  23. Get certified to scuba and then go
  24. Save more money
  25. Create a monthly spending budget
  26. Master 5 recipes from the 4 Hour Chef and eat them all the time
  27. Kickstart a project
  28. Find another mentor
  29. Find a mentee
  30. Throw a kick ass birthday party

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November 15, 2011 - No Comments!

One Year With Instagram

I've been using Instagram for about a year now and I have loved capturing the past year with really awesome photos. Instagram is an excellent, free app for the iPhone that takes a normally mundane photo and spices it up with some pretty exceptional filters. On top of that, there is a social aspect, not unlike that of twitter.
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June 22, 2011 - No Comments!

REVIEW : Moo Business Cards recently offered 50 free business cards from Moo. If you don't know either of the two, take a minute and check them out. So, what they did was take my profile picture and put it on one side of the card. On the other side, I got to put the text I wanted and had the option to put a QR code that directs you to my profile. Pretty slick.

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March 3, 2011 - 1 comment.

Review : BLURB books

A few months ago I got an e-mail from a friend who works for the printing company who handles some of Blurb's printing needs. She told me there would be a Groupon deal for $60  worth of Blurb printing for only $20 coming up soon. I had been wanting to try both Groupon and Blurb for a while, so  this was my chance.

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March 1, 2011 - No Comments!

Billboard Kayak Part 1

As you may or may not know, my buddy tim tobola did a project his senior year in design school that involved a kayak made from recycled billboards. Well, he's decided to pursue it further into something that can be put into production (an excellent choice) and he's asked me to jump on board (pun intended? possibly) and help push the thing further. Check out some recent photos and an update on how we're doing so far after the break...

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