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The Decamile of Life

###   See more of my poetry on my Titbits page   ### Celebrating the Life of Tony Greenfield From Chapeltown to Broomcroft Is a mere ten miles: A decamile, mas o menos. That’s not a long way, But it … Continue reading

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Book Review: Secrets of Mental Math by Arthur Benjamin

Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician’s Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks by Arthur Benjamin My rating: 4 of 5 stars I really liked this book, and its accompanying video CD. The author is full of enthusiasm and … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Grain of Rice by Helena Clare Pittman

A Grain of Rice by Helena Clare Pittman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Excellent! This book is such a simple variation on the old grains on a chessboard example of exponential growth. The story is charming, but not exceptional. … Continue reading

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#WQWWC – The Queen of the Arts

This week, Ronovan is in charge of Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge and he has chosen the theme of: ARTIST or ART? When I was a young boy, I was very lucky. I had a scientific father and an artistic … Continue reading

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