Guest blogger Lorie Sheffer: Anticipation Lorie Sheffer’s Son, Ian less than 24 hours old (Photo 1984: Lorie Sheffer) I’ve found that the greatest joy in life isn’t trying to fulfill my expectations. The greatest joy has been appreciating people and things as they are. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.