Material Girl

As my tweens and I were trying to motivate to clean the house today, I called up key dance tunes from my youth.   One was Madonna’s Material Girl, whose video version, I realized only today, is a complete homage to Marilyn Monroe’s Diamonds are a...
Tintoretto

Tintoretto

The prolific Renaissance painter Tintoretto was said by his Venetian contemporaries to have three brushes: “one of gold, the second of silver and the third of iron.”

Power Cheez-Its

Power Cheez-Its

While trying Sweet & Salty Snack Mix Cheez-Its last night at my daughter’s recommendation (she was right–they’re great), I thought about Georg Cantor and set theory, which he invented and I’m trying to learn about.