As a special New Year's gift to Meirelle, there was really only one candidate for this column this week: That moment when Annalee wished you all a Happy New Year, and the internet? She exploded.
To be fair to the touchier readers in our parish, it wasn't the good wishes that upset people; it was the last word of the introduction:
It is time to celebrate the complete revolution of our planet around the sun by assigning to it an arbitrary number based on a Western myth.
Shall we remember the outrage?