1) The phrase "Flight from the consequences of the dishonorable act," from Eden Gray's Mastering the Tarot, keeps coming back to me. It is one of the meanings of the Seven of Swords.
2) Typo alert: Just picked up a box of savory treats from a gift basket, and the caption on the box read "For the discerning palette." Ahem, I do believe it's the palate that needs to discern some savory treats!
2a) And they were savory. Om nom nom.
3) Last day in the office until, with one exception, January 8. Yikes!