Month: February 2018

UNVALUE: Saying “no” starts with yourself.

A Soul Half Full Catholic kids tend to have lots of Irish friends. In seventh grade my sister and I changed to a Catholic school named after Saint Brendan the Navigator. That last part is to distinguish him from all the other beatified Brendans you know. In my class there was even a real live…

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CRUNCH: Jack Bauer, hummingbirds, and the future of humanity.

Have you ever seen a dead hummingbird? Neither have I. That’s because hummingbirds don’t die. They’re like Benjamin Button. They just get smaller forever. Eventually they become so small they turn into dark matter. If only this weren’t true. I have a hunch the big crunch will be precipitated by a ballooning in the population…

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