You don't want to hear how sick I am, or whether or not the little dots keep climbing the walls (they do), so I think I'll find a link or two. It took me five full minutes to type that sentence. Ug.
I've told the tale of the hungry couch, but this couch has ours beat.
It's official: Congress makes Pi Day a holiday. Here's the resolution (H.RES.224):
Whereas Pi can be approximated as 3.14, and thus March 14, 2009, is an appropriate day for 'National Pi Day': Now, therefore, be itUm, cool. Tomorrow is Pi Day. I need to make pie. I wish I was healthy enough to make pie. Maybe I'll make hubby-Eric go buy a pie.Resolved, That the House of Representatives--(1) supports the designation of a 'Pi Day' and its celebration around the world;
(2) recognizes the continuing importance of National Science Foundation's math and science education programs; and
(3) encourages schools and educators to observe the day with appropriate activities that teach students about Pi and engage them about the study of mathematics.