1b. I’m happy to report that the “Yoga for the Winter Blues” video was really helpful. I got farther into a backbend than I ever have before (which is still not very far) and realized that if I can do that, I can easily survive onerous meetings or a weather inversion.

1b. I’ve turned into one of those sports people. I think I get why they run marathons now.

2. Happy birthday to Jane Austen and Arthur C. Clarke today.

3. Here’s another MST3K Christmas song, because it’s absurd and because Christmas is next weekend:

“Hey, you keep Christmas in your way and let me keep it in mine.”