Over the years, as it's become more and more commercialized, I've stopped celebrating New President's Eve. But this year I'm genuinely excited for the holiday, and I want my kids to have fond memories to tell their children one day. So I was wondering if you could brush me up on the traditions. - Lauren (Dallas, OR)
-Dance around the pumpkin.*
-Reading of All the President's Men in it's entirety to the kids (ideally by a fireplace).
-The watching of CNN.
-Candy for dinner.*
-Shaving of the town's heaviest sheep.**
-Painting of your neighbor's gazebo.*
-Listening of Manheim Steamroller's 42-minute rendition of Grand Old Flag.
* - Preceded by seed fight
** - Followed by seed fight