Is everyone overwhelmed with jitters for the long weekend ahead? Are you sitting at your desks pretending to work but really checking Tom Skilling’s latest forecast, IMing your friends about who’s going where, reading your favorite blog (The Chaser), and checking Facebook on a moment-by-moment basis to see if anyone commented on your "Wooo! Union Pier here I come!" status update?

I thought as much. But just in case you don’t know anyone with a lake house and you don’t have 17 BBQs on your agenda, please allow me to offer some suggestions… read more »