Reflecting on the holiday rush, crowds, traffic, swinging moods and attitudes, I am glad it is almost over, at least for a while. The older I become, the more I enjoy quiet solitude and simple pleasures. Taking a relaxing walk led me to snap this photo while I watched ducks taking a swim and a gentle breeze tickling the water. As I approached the dock, I saw two picnic tables and I was already thinking about when I might come back and have a picnic. It's the simple pleasures that give me the most joy. As you make your goals and lists for 2014, take time to enjoy the simple pleasures in your life. Schedule them on your calendar and commit to it.
Wishing you endless opportunities and much success in 2014!