I know Dick Cheney and former ExxonMobil CEO Lee Raymond—and for that matter, Michael Crichton—say no deal. Maybe you do, too. That is, global warming—or not. Hence the picture above is a report, not an OpEd. Apple blossoms, Boston Public Garden, 1 January 2007. (And the bears are waking up in Russia—metaphorically and for real.) The ice sculpture picture below is from First Night Boston, the oldest FN in the country.