Monday, March 14, 2011

Pi Day

If I must I must!

Today is 3/14  and since the numbers 3, 1 and 4 are the most significant digits in the mathematical constant "pi", this date has been designated as National Pi Day. This tradition began in 1989 at the San Francisco Exploratorium. Physicist Larry Shaw and his staff celebrated by marching in a circle and eating fruit pie. It was eventually recognized by the US House of Representatives in 2009 as an official holiday, and is currently celebrated in schools around the country. One of the most popular ways to commemorate the day is of course to eat pie. My philosophy is that any excuse for pie is a good one!!! So enjoy!!

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