I’ve been sick of hearing about that guy who got the minority popular vote in the US election for months now. As a result, I had been having fun with not saying, or writing, his name correctly to be able to talk about him, without adding to the noise, while poking fun at him and showing some disrespect. Schrump is my favourite so far among choices like Thump, Dump, Chump, Rump, Clump, among others.
This is a bit late for today as I only recently found out about it, but perhaps you can apply it on May 5th, 2025.
Square Root Day is when the date, month and last two digits of the year can be written as a multiplication equation for a square number. Today, April 4th, 2016, is one such example with 4 x 4 = 16. The next one is May 5th, 2015 as said, and there are only 9 Square Root Days to a century.
Some people, like Scientific American, doesn’t think there’s much fun that can be had like Pi Day. Well, it depends on how you do it, and if you’ve got the personality for it. Here are some ideas for what to do for fun on Square Root Day:
- Act square (let’s see you do something that fun with a pie!)
- Get a root canal while acting square (OK, not so fun)
- Square off over the root cause of something (this can be very fun and intellectual)
- Square off over the root cause of something, with drawing squares for guns
- Root for some thing or somebody square
- Eat square stuff
- Eat from square plates or bowls, or drink any concoction from square glasses
- Make a square pie and eat that!
- Post a square photo on Instagram
If you see this and it’s still Square Root Day, get out and do something and have some fun!
Happy Square Root Day!
Up till recently, I had been making tennis shorts long like beach shorts. That’s partly because of the deep pocket required to hold a tennis ball in my pocket at times when I play, and because it’s more the current style. However, seeing all the ladies at my tennis club in their uber short tennis skirts, showing off their legs, I got jealous and decided to make my tennis shorts shorter. I had nice legs, too!
Pi Day is observed on March 14th each year, when the month and day (3.14) make up the first 3 digits of the mathematical constant π (pi). Popular ways to celebrate Pi Day include eating pie and discussing the importance of the number. But you know what? That’s SO boring and, well, predictable… and especially ironic considering Pi is an irrational number. That means Pi’s decimals digits are never repeating or “predictable”, since if it did ever repeat, it would become predictable as you had seen the pattern before!
I propose something a helluva lot funner… and harder, to truly celebrate Pi Day and give it its dues. BE IRRATIONAL ALL DAY ON PI DAY!
And how does one go about being irrational?
I’ve been in an extended sewing slump for many reasons. I was on multiple vacation trips. I had serger problems (and patience not to just run out buy another one). I had garments gone bad, some eaten by a serger I thought I had fixed and some from my own pattern altering fault. However, I’m back!