The very sound of the word speaks to me of calm and peace and makes me think of pleasant scenery and happy quiet times.
Today's favourite quote is:
To laugh often and much: to appreciate beauty: to find the best in others: to leave the world a bit better ... To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived: that is to have succeeded. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Makes success seem something we might just be able to achieve and not something that is counted in wealth, importance, education etc doesn't it?!
And on a totally different topic - I came across this via Jeeandme and it goes so nicely with my post about anti-consumerism at Christmas here that I had to sign up and I wondered if any of you might be interested too.
PS Last week I posted on Saturday and this week trying to be organised I thought I'd posted this to appear on Friday but apparently not so it's Friday Favourites on Thursday this week! Who knows maybe next week I will get it right! Although I see the post appears under the date Friday 5th so what time does blogger use I wonder maybe it is already Friday somewhere in the world!