In 2009, I was encouraged by my friends to give the 365 photo project a try. I love taking photos, and was excited about participating. The daily posts paint a brief picture of my year and open my eyes to the beauty around me. It is challenging to post a photo daily. I was successful in 2009 and 2010, but fell a few short in 2011. I'll be continuing my quest for daily photos in 2012 and look forward to sharing them here.
This was the only empty area at Woodfield today. Woodfield is a huge shopping mall in our area and I went there to meet some friends for dinner. Before dinner, I stopped in at the Apple Store to take an iPhoto workshop. The Apple Store was packed. After the workshop, I walked through the mall and it was wall-to-wall people. When I came across Santa's chair, it struck me how empty it was now and how bustling with children it must have been just a few days ago. I'm sure Santa is back at the North Pole resting from his busy seaso