Monthly Archives: April 2016

April 9—Chicago

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A candy dispenser that reads your BMI

In the faculty portion of our middle school office, there used to be a manual candy dispenser usually filled with m & ms. You could turn the knob and get as many m & ms as you wanted. Yesterday a … Continue reading

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Seventeen Reasons Why Football Is Better Than High School

Because I will be retiring in June, I am going through boxes of files, dispersing some, recycling the rest. My goal is to leave my job on the very last day with no more than a shoebox. No schlepping of … Continue reading

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Gato Barbieri (1932-2016) RIP

The Argentinian saxophone player and composer, Gato Barbieri, has passed on. I remember seeing him in a blues/jazz venue in Chicago in the Lincoln Park neighborhood sometime in the mid 70s. The venue was small and intimate. It seemed almost … Continue reading

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Sixty-six

2 x 3 x 11 = 66 66 = LXVI in Roman numerals In Abjad numerals, the name of Allah has a value of 66. 66 is a sphenic number (the product of three different prime numbers). The international direct … Continue reading

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