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Reporting from the bleacher seats …

tl;dr!? Happy Halloween! On Sunday, October 27 between 1 and 4 PM in the afternoon, I was visited by all manner of ghosts, goblins, Spider-Mans, Super-Mans, a dinosaur, beautiful princesses and their kin in attendance. It was a crisp fall day! Leaves fell, the sky was blue with big fluffy cotton balls, and I gave …

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Rome, Italy – Long ago, there was a huge stadium called Circus Maximus which was used for chariot-racing. According to the Wiki, it held 150,000 spectators. Today it holds a park. And is the plural of multiple maximus’, maximii? Pronounced: MAX-im-eye? Well, why not? I like it. Milwaukee, WI – Mr. Viva informed me this …

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tl;dr? Imma blogging on Life — the  magazine between now and the new year. Specifically the March 31, 1972 issue. Enjoy! Or not. A note. I republished this post about 3 minutes after first hitting publish. Laurene Powell Jobs was quoted in a recent NYTimes article. Not the 1972 Life magazine. Ms. Powell Jobs was 9 …

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Before we get started, in mathematical notation, n factorial is written n! For n > 1, n! is the product of all the integers between 1 and n. Example: 4! = 4 x 3 x 2 x 1 or 24 Wowza! Factorials get pretty big, pretty fast. Let’s go! • 1! For love of an exclamation …

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Me, a child looking at some green salady thing Mom was dishing up: “What’s this?” Mom: Rocket. Mom goes on to explain she found it growing wild between the garden and the cornfield and washed up, it will be delicious. Me: Ugh. Fast-forward umpty-dumpty dump and a few more dump years. Mr. Viva: Do I …

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