(excerpted in today's Philadelphia Inquirer)
Here's your somewhat skewed guide for making your own new years lemonade out of someone else's old lemons.
2008 Failure: Sarah Palin may or may not have caused John McCain to lose the presidential election but her less than perfect performance certainly gave plenty of material to comics with SNL's Tina Fey being the primary recipient.
What Could Have Been Learned?: Before selecting the person who will be fifty percent of your team, make sure she can at least memorize the name of at least one paper she reads.
Was It Learned?: Barack Obama will be sworn in January 20.
How Can We Benefit in 2009?: No matter what kind of relationship you're thinking of getting into, make sure you find out everything you can about who you're getting involved with. If not, seriously consider a career in standup READ THE REST OF THE LEMONADE FLAVORED LESSONS HERE