### 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**

*noun*

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. Answers.com 22 Mar. 2006. http://www.answers.com/topic/m-bius-strip

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