I can't believe the year is over in just a few days and I didn't hit my reading goal of 100 books for the year. Last year my goal was to read 10 books a month and I capped the year at 117 books, just 3 shy of my goal. It was really rough, to hit that, so I decided for 2010 I wanted to read 100 books for the year. And I'm coming up seriously short.
I hate it when I do that. But I won't beat myself up over it. I give myself permission to be okay with however many I do complete. But I am a goal oriented person so I have a wonderful list of things I want to read in 2011. I've also decided that I'm not going to pick a number of books to read in 2011, though I have a feeling that the number 100 will still lurk in my gray matter somewhere. So, I've decided to set different goals!
- In 2011 I want to read 10 books that are considered "classics" by the widespread public, or which can be found in the canon
- In 2011 I want to continue to swim in the non-fiction pool. I'm shooting for at least 12 non-fictions books, and they can't all be memoirs.
- I want to participate in Food For Thought at least 6 times (or more) throughout the year