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2010 A Personal Odyssey

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2010 sounds ominous. Maybe because I’m a Arthur C. Clark fan or maybe because new years are always daunting. It’s another chance to get things right. This past year I’ve been searching for something, a direction, a reason to do what I’m doing, or to find something new. I keep running across careers and goals and now the list is becoming to big. I know that I want to go in another direction I’m just now sure which way.

I want to become a life/business/personal coach – maybe, I always wanted to go into psychology but again growing up cost to go to school was prohibitive, became a bartender instead, ugh hearing drunks problems not the same, retired as a bartender.

I want to study nutrition – maybe but cost could be prohibitive

I want to move into all social media marketing and away completely from web design – headed that way anyway so it would just be going with the flow not much of a change and not sure if it’s a living. Maybe I could do website design in the blog realm rather than websites, I do like that and social media goes hand in hand with that.

Would love to be able to blog for a living but my writing skills are horrendous and I have a really hard time coming up with ideas.

I want to write an ebook – I do hope to do this and perhaps sell it for a small fee, won’t make me rich but it could be fun and educational.

I need to continue my part time job – if only because I’m isolating myself to much, being around people is like exercise for me both invigorate me and get me going and jazzed for the next adventure. Not to mention I work with some really great people.

So there you have it some of my goals or directions to take. Which way to go? Maybe I can do more than one? Maybe I need a life coach, business coach, personal coach, psychologist or a job at McDonalds?

What do you think, I really would love opinions. I know anything new that I do will cost me money to learn so I need to be sure.

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Book Review-Under the Dome by Stephen King

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Under the Dome the newest book by acclaimed author Stephen King. Coming in over 1000 pages it’s a daunting task to even pick up this book. I must say at this point I am a big Stephen King fan, as far as I’m concerned The Stand is one of his best and one of the best books I’ve read. Someone said this new book, Under The Dome, was a lot like The Stand, I would say only in volume of pages.

I won’t spoil the books story, other than to say it’s a great premise but you won’t even find out what the cause of it all is until around page 850 and it was not enough for me to feel this book was worth it. The book to me became I task I had to complete, but I could have easily walked away at any point even at around page 850. This book could have been 300 pages easily and I might be saying something completely different about  it, but probably not.

I would honestly have to say don’t waste the amount of time it will take you to read over 1000 pages. If you want a book that is just as big and a great story, go grab The Stand in fact I’m about due to read it again. Sorry Mr. King this just wasn’t it for me.

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