Happy January 1st, 2012!  Today the blog is transitioning to a daily post, each one a bit of rambling or rhetoric or simply a lesson I have learned where it’s always the write time to … I have no idea the path it will take, but that’s what makes it fresh, exciting.  Like the blank canvas of days ahead.  I hope you’ll join me on the journey.  In the meantime, I read this in a magazine and thought it was an appropriate way to start the day — and the year:

Take the reins

Think about what makes you happiest—the one thing guaranteed to get your heart racing and a big grin spreading across your face.  Got it?  Good.  Now do that thing.  Yes, today.  Taking control of your life is about knowing what you want and going after it without hesitation.  You don’t need permission.  You just need to know you deserve to be happy.

What makes you happy?  And more importantly, are you going to do it?  If not today, is it on your list of dreams?