November 2012: What are you reading?

Ah, November. It's that month we start to realize that the end of the year is looming and we look at our schedules and our goals and being to freak out. Wheeee! My goal for the year was to read 150 books. It's a goal that for me is doable but just barely. I got there last year by reading the last two books on December 31 thanks to breaking out some fast middle grade reads. I have to read 26 books to meet my goal.

I Am My Own Dream Catcher

Today I took a risk and it scared the crap out of me. For the most part, I don’t consider myself much of a risk taker. I’m a methodical planner. I hope for the best, but  prepare for the worst. But the reality is we can be as prepared as possible, and it doesn’t mean a thing. ANYTHING can happen. There are no guarantees. There is no 100%. I used to let fear of rejection rule my destiny. I was caught in a paralyzing cycle of wanting, dreaming, and preparing, followed by never taking action, and then always wondering “what if.” It’s depressing, and nothing ever happens. ...more
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