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Considering Circles

I spotted my old “Pre-Calculus” textbook on the bookshelf yesterday and smiled as I recalled that I had never put that knowledge to practical use in my life. Dad had strongly suggested that I should try to develop a love … Continue reading

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Mental Balance And The Capitol Building

I’ve long had a curiosity about the differences between subjectivity and objectivity. I’ve had an innate need to understand the mind and how it interfaces with material objects. Looking within, I analyze the perception I have about the synergy of … Continue reading

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Our Town’s Public Library

Three pairs of immense sliding glass doors greet you at the main entrance to the new Norfolk (NE) Public Library. As you approach the first pair, one door slides north the other simultaneously slides south. After entering the first section … Continue reading

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Inspired By Art

Have you ever paid close attention to your own emotions when you view a beautiful painting, sculpture, or photograph? What about the joy you feel when listening to a truly great piece of music?  Do you frequently feel the ambiguous, … Continue reading

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The Nebraska Blue Print: Some Back Issues

When you drive towards Lincoln, Nebraska from the East, West, or North, the first feature you see is the tower of the state capitol building.  By city ordinance, no building can be taller than this structure. If you decide to … Continue reading

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The Gateway Arch

The simple appearance and design of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri hide some complex mathematics, geometry, and technology.  It should be a geek mecca. When I visited the monument, the stark elegance satisfied my love for modern forms … Continue reading

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At the time of this writing, I have been spending a lot of time keeping dad company in the hospital due to some surgery and other health issues.  That means I had no time this week to put together any … Continue reading

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