10. Getting to put '05 on the title. Happy New Year.
9. Finding out a former student of yours is already engaged. Okay, that's not cool, so much as depressing. But cool for him.
8. BBCAmerica's Monty Python marathon.
7. "Crunchy frog."
6. "The Great Escape" Special Edition DVD.
5. "Ohio" by Over the Rhine.
4. "Hey Norm! If you were a hotdog, and you were starving, would you eat yourself?"
3. Mike's half-drunken guitar shredding.
2. Eating dinner with two good friends from high school.
1. Welcoming the new year with two dear friends from college. Love to you both.
1a. Samson the dog.