On Leap Day 2016, David A. Kirschenbaum asked some friends to write poems during the day,
Pi Day of the Century happens today. π is fun! You can experience ten digits of Pi at exactly 3/14/15 at 9:26 and 53 seconds. To celebrate the beauty of math, and the perfection of circles, below is a classic poem. Onthewilderside dedicates this poem to anyone who has ever used Pi as a calculation… […]
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Pi Day this year, 3.14.15, at 9:26:53, the date and time will reflect the first 10 digits of Pi (3.141592653), which happens only once per century.
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Long Island groundhogs predict Winter and Spring. Holtsville Hal and Malverne Mel agree with Punxsutawney Phil for 2015.
A Langston Hughes poem to share with preschoolers to elementary students, plus thoughts on the Google Doodle.
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The Riverhead Country Fair 2014 was great fun on a beautiful day. Lots of folk art and community expression. Had to share some of the ideas for carving pumpkins. Will share a couple of photos here. More fun at our Flickr album: Carved Pumpkin Ideas. ______________________More Halloween Fun…
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Are you thinking about Valentine’s Day gifts? Or, about sparkling up your own winter wardrobe? If so, please stop by our shop, Wilderside Jewelry, on Etsy. Why did The Wilders open a vintage jewelry shop? We love the environment. And, choosing vintage or antique jewelry to wear and/or gift, is a way to be gentle […]
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Move to Amend Brookhaven is working towards the goal of adding a 28th amendment to the US Constitution. The new amendment would counteract the Supreme Court’s “Citizen’s United” decision, and assert that money is not the same as “free speech”. Move To Amend Brookhaven marching in the Patchogue 4th of July Parade Thursday, July 4th […]
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On the first day of Christmas my employer gave to me
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How are you handling the news about the school shooting in Newton, Connecticut? It is upsetting me a lot, on a variety of levels. I am finding it difficult to blog about it, or to analyze causes, or to offer suggestions, because I still feel immobilized by the tragedy of it all. Today, I found […]
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