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Wolf Moon

Let me tell you about my older brother and the dark and monsters. I was a fearful child. Until my tenth birthday I had crippling night fears. I avoided the dark, which I imagined to be populated with werewolves. Here's the thing about monsters: I wasn't afraid of the Frankenstein monster who lurched awkwardly from … Continue reading Wolf Moon

The Average Human Heart

The average human heart weighs about ten ounces—that’s more than a gerbil and less than a can of soup. And yet, sometimes, the heart can seem so very heavy. But there are friends and puppies and kittens and sunsets and rainbows and fields and mountains and rivers and gerbils and soup to make the heart … Continue reading The Average Human Heart

Yahoo Announces a Multi-million Dollar Settlement: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Yahoo might pay millions to settle a class action suit. In an email blast date-stamped at 2:47 p.m. on Friday, September 13, 2019, the ever-shrinking email giant Yahoo! Incorporated has announced "a pending class action settlement." Long story short, the Friday the Thirteenth message reported that Yahoo (I'm eliminating the ! for now) has been … Continue reading Yahoo Announces a Multi-million Dollar Settlement: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

American Packaging

If you have ever been tempted to use a machete to open a package of potato chips, or stood heart-broken at a sailboat railing as an unsightly and unholy artificial island composed of Styrofoam (a trademark) and plastic bottles drifted by, then you know how I feel each time I struggle with the curse of … Continue reading American Packaging