In honor of international Pi day (03-14-16 = 3.1416 = Pi to the ten-thousandths place) I am doing a Spherical Hamburger blog since many interesting properties of spheres can be calculated using the mathematical constant Pi:
Sphere where r = radius of sphere
By MarinaVladivostok – Own work, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=27570340 Continue Reading
Photos from a recent Renaissance Faire here out Arizona way.
Dancing at the Renaissance Faire
And what might you ask is a Renaissance Faire exactly? Well in my ripe old age I finally went to one. Continue Reading
“Where have you been?” you might ask – but please don’t ask. Work and general busy-ness has gotten the better part of me for the last few weeks. Looks like I have about another week of nuttiness and then things settle back down to their normal mad, mad level. But somehow amidst the consecutive seven-day work-weeks (please make it stop!) peppered with social and music obligations, I managed to make it to a show. Cole Porter’s Anything Goes.
The Spring Equinox is here 03-20-15 – at least in the Norther Hemisphere of Earth. I’ve always loved that word: Equinox. Continue Reading
You know I’m interested in songs and song lyrics and one particular genre of song is the story song about a particularly “bad” girl in which the male vocalist is either singing to said girl, usually something along the lines of “I’m on to you and I’m not putting up with any more of your nonsense“, or singing about the girl; possibly as a warning to others – “watch out, she’s nothing but trouble!” Continue Reading
Remember this post? https://gregole.com/2014/12/16/amazing-old-cars/
Well, they were all auctioned off last Friday (02-06-15) for $28.5 million – one car, a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spider fetched $18.45 million to become one of the top five most expensive cars ever to sell at auction.
1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder Interior Design carlug.com
Check out these beautiful car links starting with these gems:
Of course all the links I provide are informative, entertaining, and maybe even stuff you didn’t know about; but the internet is huge and it’s difficult to find really cool stuff apart from nonsense, hype, misplace certainty where none is warranted; but these are a few of my favorites. Continue Reading
Songs and singing are very cool. I enjoy both. And I have found out over the years, sometimes on purpose, sometimes because I knew it already, and sometimes by stumbling upon stuff, that a lot of songs are actually other songs. And now I keep my eyes open for those instances and here are a bunch of them. Continue Reading