MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACKING It's Monday. The Patriots lost and the world goes on. I'm in the middle of listening to audiobooks and I've got things to do and promises to keep. Love you all, but I really have to sign off and take care of business. Alas, but it will not wait. So here are … Continue reading GOT MY PERMIT TO TAKE CARE OF BUSINESS
I’ve always loved this concept. May the bigger infinity win!
Infinity is a concept that refers to something that grows without bound. But, is there any definitive explanation of how big can it grow? In this TED-Ed video, Dennis Wildfogel explores the mind-bending concept of the “infinity of infinities” and explains how it led mathematicians to conclude that math itself contains unanswerable questions.
A PHOTO A WEEK - UNTIL THE CLOUDS COME HOME From Nancy Merrill: Yesterday and this morning, while other places in the country were able to get good shots of the super blue moon and lunar eclipse, here in the Salt Lake Valley, we had clouds. Beautiful clouds, but still clouds that made it hard … Continue reading UNTIL THE CLOUDS COME HOME
People today talk nostalgically about a time when you always dealt with human beings on the phone and not computers. We believe that humans are responsive to our specific questions and take an interest in our unique situation. Therefore they can give you individualized help and service, which we assume is superior. I’m not sure … Continue reading HUMAN VERSUS COMPUTER – BY ELLIN CURLEY
Flower of the Day While we were away or a couple of days, the cactus decided to do what cacti do. It bloomed. Not fully. There are a dozen more buds on both of the plants now. The second one hasn't bloomed yet, but the buds are full and just about ready! I took out … Continue reading AN AWAKENED CACTUS – FLOWER OF THE DAY