Second Best Is The Best Of The Rest

These 29 quotes of mine, including the title, are the ones for which I chose not to write an accompanying essay for a symbolic reason I will keep to myself, but which I still wanted to share:

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Which Road Sign Would Best Symbolize Your Life?

So far, at least.

And why?

And what road sign would you like to describe the rest of your life?

Interesting little exercise I came up with for myself in writing a haiku. Besides the thought required, it could also be interesting for writing exercises, whether English as a first, second, or foreign language.

The road sign best symbolizing my life so far is…

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Obama’s Barackets Still in Top 8% of Entries After Day 2

After Day 2, President Obama’s Barackets are slightly busted like the majority of entries. However, they’re still plenty good to be ahead or tied with 91.8% of entries after Day 2. That tie includes my entry. However, I have a slight probability edge among points remaining in that I didn’t lose a team slotted to make it to the Elite 8, like the POTUS did with Duke.

My ESPN Brackets

President Obama’s Barackets

All this so far is great for having lots of teams left, and higher probability that you can get the remaining games right if it were a straight lottery (i.e. more tickets than others). However, it isn’t a straight lottery, and the stakes now double per game in the next few days in the Round of 32, at 20 points per game instead of 10 for the Round of 64. So things can go up or down hill REAL fast!

Let’s get it on!