Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Dreaming in Math

3 dogs + 2 boys + 1 sandbox + ½ acre...

My mother was a math teacher. In fact, for two years, she was my math teacher. I often find myself thinking in terms of things she taught me.

I seem to use my Dyson non-stop. So much so, in fact, that I recently dreamt I was tasked to Dyson a

Möbius strip
A continuous one-sided surface that can be formed from a rectangular strip by rotating one end 180° and attaching it to the other end.
[After August Ferdinand Möbius (1790–1868), German mathematician.]
"Möbius strip." The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. 22 Mar. 2006.