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My New Year's anti-resolutions

A few days ago, during one of those rare occasions when our whole family was together and my three semi-grown daughters weren't nursing an iPhone while wearing universe-canceling headphones, my wife posed probably the most oft-asked question this time of year: "Does anyone have any New Year's resolutions?"

Although that conversation quickly took an off-ramp into a discussion of something earth-...