My friend Jenny has a very clever post up today called 10 Resolutions I Can Actually Keep. An excerpt:
2. Gain Weight
I will add carbs to my diet with reckless abandon. I will start each meal with a generous helping of bread and rolls onto which I will spread an obnoxious amount of butter. I will stuff food into my mouth with such fervor it will make other eaters uncomfortable to watch. I vow to eat everything a la mode, including ice cream.
3. Workout Less
This will actually take serious effort. The only thing harder would be to shower less. If I need the proverbial cup of sugar, I will drive to my neighbor’s garage and beep until she comes out and hands it to me. I will take elevators in two-story buildings. Lastly, I will drop my membership to the gym and use the money I save to buy more carbs.
And then in the “less than humorous” column, there’s last night’s 60 Minutes piece detailing the disastrous VP candidate that was Sarah Palin. It’s nothing you didn’t already know and/or suspect, but it’s infuriating nonetheless. Sullivan has a good wrap. Here’s the video: