10. Sinkful of dinner dishes
9. Paparazzi infestations
8. Block-rockin’ beats
7. Oprah love fests
6. “We report, you decide”
5. Housing bubbles
4. Government bail-outs
3. Hillary wooing the working class
2. Sitcom pitches
1. Blog updates

(Please feel free to add whatever garden-variety annoyances encourage you to hit the trail).