Here’s the good news, Members: Plutonium 244 only has a half-life of 80 million years. Nothing compared to geological temporal spans. Well, maybe such a time chunk is significant. It only took tetrapods about 30 million years to start using gills as fins and fins as legs. But regardless: it’s finite. And you know what is truly finite? Birthday celebrations! You only get so many. So let’s say happy birthday to Madonna Louise Ciccone, who, in her own way, had an A-bomb effect. Point is, this week, whether loud, explosive-like noises are caused by the end of civilation or party kazoos, time, just like any narrative, appreciates a bit of proper punctuation.