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The other day I met a woman who said she hated cheesecake.  Hated.  Strong words, certainly, but how is that even possible?  I can only chalk it up to a complete lack of exposure to good cheesecake.  This I can understand.  If your whole perception is Sara Lee, then I feel your pain.  My heart weeps for you.  A good cheesecake, though illusive, is one of the life’s greatest joys.  Nothing comforts more than a big slice or two.  It’s a known fact.

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New Years Resolutions.  Oh lordy.  One year, a friend and I were watching the New Year’s Day extravaganza that is the college football bowl system and noticed A LOT of smoking cessation and weight loss commercials, a bit of a bummer after a night of excess.  It eventually dawned on us why … resolutions!  Doh!  That was the year we briefly toyed with doing the opposite – instead of giving things up, we were going to take things on.  Gain weight – add it to the list.  Stop exercising – check.  Be less productive – absolutely.  Start smoking – sure!  We came up with a lot more, wholly inappropriate options and cracked ourselves up well into the Rose Bowl that night.  We even came up with a slogan … “Excess Yes!  2000!”  It still makes me laugh, ten years later.

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