Can you smell that? It's the scent of a new year. It's pungent, a bit offensive, and wrought with the goings on of this crazy world. Five days young and 2007 already has us gasping for air:We started this year mourning the loss of two 1970s icons: Former President Gerald Ford and the Godfather of Soul (God rest it). And in all fairness someone, somewhere, was probably mourning the death of Saddam--even if his "passing" has afforded us some better sleep.There was a brief unpublicized war between Ethiopia and Somalia. A few nations south of there, Oprah opened a school for girls.Wal-Mart went green, Greenpeace put the heat on Apple, and The Huff gave you the shirt of her back.Two "you go girl" moments helped to get the year rolling: Pelosi's big day and our love affair with our inner ugly.With talks of Bush team trade rumors and some ill-received fun, we lost our appetites. But they came back. Just in time for a picnic in this lovely spring weather.Stay with us readers, this is just the beginning. And it only gets 2007ier from here on out. Good night and smell you later.
THE DAILY GOOD
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