1. I've noticed that Pope John Paul II's birth name is always listed as Karol Jozef Wojtyla. Why doesn't anybody translate it into English as Charles Joseph Wojtyla?
2. People still seem amused by the joke I made three years ago, when I said that soap operas like Days of our Lives sometimes have Topless Tuesdays. That's what my family calls it when all the hunky guys are topless, so they can show off how good-looking they are. I always fast-forward through those scenes, but it's sometimes amusing to watch them and see what ridiculous excuse the guys give for being shirtless. They usually try to pretend that they've just had a big exercise workout, even though they obviously haven't played any sports more physically demanding than checkers, because their hair and makeup are still perfect.
Anyway, Topless Tuesdays still lives on. Check out the first minute of this Tuesday's episode.
3. I have no idea what to do for New Year's Eve this year. Maybe I'll just go to bed early again.