• Vote Here – Vote Early – Vote Once

    by  • January 10, 2012 • 0 Comments

      The usual springtime primary election happens before winter has hit. New Hampshire moved the primary election up as far as it could to maintain first-in-the-nation  election status this year. First of the first were the nine residents of Dixville Notch

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    Intersections — Poetry with Mathematics

    by  • January 6, 2012 • 0 Comments

    I had the pleasure of attending the Joint Mathematics Meeting in Boston this month. There was much to keep this mathematics librarian busy during the day talking with other librarians and publishers. And on Friday evening there was an open mic for poetry with mathematics. I read two of my poems there. And I...

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    Sweet Oil

    by  • December 17, 2011 • 0 Comments

    Smelling fragrantly through the house warm olive oil and garlic. My father taught me love as I’d follow the odor through the hallway to the kitchen. Grown in the Italian sun stirred by my father’s hands we relished olio by the gallons. In Italy I learned to drink the oil as it dripped from...

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