The Election of 2008 was an epic one. I'm referring, of course, to its length. Here are the words that have been ruined -- maybe permanently -- by politicians and pundits over the past year: maverick, hope, change, hockey mom, lipstick.
From the minds that brought you "Gardening on Salvia" comes the long-awaited sequel: "Editor's Note on NyQuil." Yep, it's that time of year: leaves are turning, midterms are starting, and immune systems are flying south for the winter.