January has always been my favorite month...strange, maybe...but it's when things slow down a little, it's quiet in the winter. The holidays come in like a storm and then are gone before you know it. I love everything about the holidays, but when January comes around, I'm ready for things to return to normal and routines go back into place for everyone. The house after Christmas seems very orderly once everything has been put away and I always try to find daisies...not easy...but they are the furthest thing from Christmas...and that's what I love about them.
|"I love daisies. They're so friendly. Don't you think that daisies are the friendliest flowers?" Kathleen Kelly|
|This was taken at about 10am this morning. The current temperature is 84º at the beach...probably a lot hotter inland.|
|My resolutions are simple this year. Be kinder to everyone. Of course eating healthier is always top on the list. I made cinnamon water and it makes the house smell divine. I'm not certain of the health benefits. I did a little research, but I know one thing for sure...the house smelling like cinnamon is a lot healthier than butter and onions on a regular basis. One thing I generally do in January is read more. So I'm going to enjoy the next hour on my patio in the shade with a wonderful book my sister recommended. Her book group read Halfway to Each Other by Susan Pohlman and she hosted the group in her home last month with the author who now resides in Phoenix, AZ. Cheers to January, New Year's resolutions and good books.|