A Day Zero Project goal of P.J.’s has been completed!
Goal completed: Visit Chicago.
Date completed: June 4, 2011.
Number: 30 (remember, these goals will not all be done in order. It’s a random list where the numbers actually are).
Description: I’ve always wanted to go to Chicago (reasons below), and this is one of a couple travel goals on my Day Zero Project list.
Why I wanted to do it: The real reason behind this was because I figured it would push me to get to Chicago to see a baseball game at Wrigley Field. It’s a place I’ve always wanted to watch a ballgame and figured if I put it on the list, I’d hopefully do it sooner than later.
How I did it: Last year, a friend mentioned going into the Navy. He wasn’t sure when he would be going in and all, but had mentioned he wanted me at the graduation. So, he left in April. I had known for a while when he was leaving and such, but still needed to make sure I was one of the four on his permitted list. Once I found out I was, I figured I’d be heading out to Illinois. Still, a trip to Chicago wasn’t guaranteed as I had originally planned on driving out and doing some other things. But, a friend stepped up and offered me a free flight (Thanks, Jim!), so I re-evaluated and spent one day in the city. It was a fun experience (though I spent less time than originally planned in the city) and I look forward to the eventual trip to Wrigley with my brother so we can catch a game and see more of the city (and have some more deep-dish pizza)!
About P.J.’s Day Zero Project: Day Zero is a project where people come up with 101 things to do over 1001 days. I started the project on Oct. 10, 2010 with an anticipated finish date of July 8, 2013. Goals will not be revealed until they are completed. A private list is at the Day Zero website and the list will be made public upon completion of the project. It’s my thoughts that if things are kept private, should I not do them, change or find a way around it, I’d only be cheating myself.