I decided in 2013 I would shoot in RAW. Yes, yes it does make a difference. What is noticeable is clarity and color control. Even with my 18-55mm "kit" lens, I am able to sharpen the image so much more. Why I resisted using RAW for so long I cannot explain.
Sunsetat Grayton Beach
Now I need to work on doing better at framing, capturing the moment, ascetics, artistic value... and less FB type pictures