Amber’s quitting smoking. So far, so good, after 2 days. These suggestions and this personal account may help if you’re considering doing the same.

I myself have not yet joined the YMCA, in what would be the closest thing to a New Year’s resolution I’m going to make this year. I should. [I will, eventually.]

Do you have an AirPort card (or some other 802.11 device) in the Bay Area? [Nick?] Here’s a relevant article.