Let's take these in reverse order, shall we? It will interfere less with your memory of the issue by short-circuiting your expectations-engine.
And while you are still here, a bonus. I usually read, half-smile, and then delete things like "top 10 thoughts for 2010" when they come in the email. But I got one a little earlier today where I basically enjoyed all 10 of them.
So here is something else you can come back for: Top 10 thoughts for 2010...
Life is sexually transmitted.