Taking the Day Off

Although considering it’s almost 3 in the afternoon, I think most of you figured that out by now.

But I do want to take a moment and thank everyone who has sent along their congratulations about the Nebula and Norton nods. It’s neat to be able to share that with you all and to get a sense of your good will, toward me and also toward the other nominees.

Have a good rest of your Saturday, okay? I plan to.

9 thoughts on “Taking the Day Off

  1. David Hilbert: “Mathematics is a game played according to certain simple rules with meaningless marks on paper.”
    Quoted in N. Rose, Mathematical Maxims and Minims (Raleigh N C 1988).

  2. If you blog on a day off from blogging to tell us you’re not blogging, does it cease to be a day off from blogging?

  3. So if you post a note saying you’re not going to post, and they don’t send you email asking if you’ve died, do you then wonder if they have died? And if you had died, what kind of response would they expect?

  4. See, first he was taking the day off. Then, he took the day off from taking the off to confirm or deny his current heart rate. Then…well it’s easier if expressed mathematically.

    (taking the day off)^3=taking the day off

    wait. That can’t be right. Because also:

    (Taking the day off)=dead

    Clearly, it’s good that I did not become a mathematician. Right or wrong, this confuses me.

    This is a Heisenberg Cat thing, isn’t it?

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