My eight-year-old son was sitting at the breakfast table this morning, gobbling up his eggs when he posed this question: "Mama, can a person eat a whole humpback whale?"
I looked at the kid. "No, Bubba. A whale is enormous. I don't even think a polar bear could do that."
"I bet I could," Bubba said. "Especially if there was a little bacon and butter on the side."
"Right, Bubba. But I bet it would take you more than a day to do it."
He finished his breakfast and got up. "I'm going fishing, now," he announced. "You should start making the bacon and butter."
Sure, kid. I'll get right on it!