This track was recorded live at The Loft at UCSD in December of 2008, courtesy of Dime Stories, hosted by Amy Wallen. I did one more story at The Loft after that and it was the worst I’d ever done. Somehow, that recording got lost.
Imagine having the most sophisticated collider available at your fingertips, and just about when you are about ready to discover previously unknowable things, it breaks! Not only does it break, but it breaks underground and, with winter coming on, you will have to wait until spring before you can resume testing.
Bad news was pouring out of Washington daily and I was disappointed with world affairs in general. I was impressed with Paul O’Neil’s book about helping build water wells in Africa. I didn’t know how to communicate or connect these feelings until I read that the Higgs Boson was sometimes called the God particle. Understanding that, this story was written in a morning.
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