Happy Year of the Goat! Gloria said that it's mostly Vietnamese folks who call it Goat, & Chinese folks tend to say Sheep or Ram, but hey, I like goats! Sheep are cool too, of course. I mean, where would Wallace & Gromit be without sheep? Ram, I do have issues with; why make the year a gendered thing? Year of the Ewe, anybody? But I digress.... Of course we ate ourselves silly over the weekend. Peking duck is one of the greatest things ever. (Lots of joking all around the table about the buns looking like shoulder pads.) Two friends who had never had it before ranted about how duck would never be the same again; they pictured themselves in a fancy French restaurant, discontentedly asking, "Uh, could we have some hoisin sauce with that?"