Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Hopeful Signs for 2008

While listening to All Things Considered on NPR yesterday I heard 2 stories that have me excited for 2008. First, the UN has declared 2008 the International Year of the Potato. For a guy like me who eats french fries on his way to a Thanksgiving dinner of baked potatoes with mashed potatoes on the side this means every morning should feel like Christmas morning.

Secondly, All Things Considered ran a piece on celebrations starting for the Abe Lincoln Bicentennial. Even though Abe was born in 1809 I can't think of any reason we shouldn't start now and make it a 2 year celebration.

Here's the link where you can listen to yesterday's story from All Things Considered and see how awesomely Adamcentric 2008 should be.

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