Pi

Pi

May 09

A dear friend of mine emailed me to let me know that the number we call “Pi” has been updated to the 10 Trillionth decimal place, meaning that “3.14 is just a PIECE of Pi.”  I find puns like this highly entertaining and I’m grateful for my friends who share that sense of humor.  Not even a week ago, another friend of mine shared the ringtone on his phone, which was essentially someone...

One nation: a parable of sorts

One nation: a parable of sorts

May 06

Once upon a time there was a nation ruled by two gangs.  Power kept shifting between the two gangs with one being in control for a while only to be overthrown by the other after a time.  The people of the nation had accepted this and even actively participated in trying to keep their favorite gang in control.  The people “voted” by giving wooden clubs to the members of their favorite...