2006 promises to be very interesting. I hope you and yours have a very happy year.

Oh, and get this. You’ve heard that you should eat pork and sauerkraut for good luck on New Year’s Day? Oh, you didn’t? Neither did I until I moved to this area.

But yesterday at the post office, the clerk swore that you should never eat chicken, turkey, or any bird product on January 1. Why? Because you’ll be “scratching for money all year.” She told all of us in line to even be careful of hot dogs, because they sometimes have chicken or turkey in them.

Huh. Man, I must have been eating chicken every New Year’s Day since I can remember–it would explain the scratching for money part…