The vegetarian's oath, in song
It had been the tradition that this column offers 50 possible New Year's resolutions each year about this time for our readers to choose any 10 for self improvement purposes. Then we realized the level of our readers is so high there is no room for self improvement. So last year we offered 50 self-indulgent resolutions. The most popular seemed to be this one: "Go for a canoe ride with a kid and let the kid do the paddling."