Nine things to know about the stairs up the Eiffel Tower (and other helpful tips)

Paris, France, the City of Lights and the City of Love. It is the home of many famous landmarks.  The Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral, and last but not least the Eiffel Tower.  Instantly recognizable by most of the world population.  This landmark was built to the 1889 Exposition Universelle (World’s Fair).   No trip to Paris is complete without a visit to the Eiffel Tower.  The Eiffel Tower is located in the 7th of Paris Arrondissements. Continue Reading . . .

My Favorite Quotes Celebrating Earth Day 2015

Happy Earth Day! Earth day was founded 45 years ago to celebrate the Earth.   The giant blue sphere that is our home.    In the excitement of celebrating, don’t forget to drink a toast John Muir. Yesterday, John Muir celebrated his 177th birthday. Happy Birthday, John! I know I am a day late, but its the though that counts. Continue Reading . . .

14 Traditional Pies from Around the World

Who doesn’t love pie?  Who doesn’t love an excuse to eat more pie?  Every year, math fans from around the world gear up to celebrate their favorite Pi related holiday.  That’s right math fans and pie fans gear up every year to celebrate π.  π is a magical number that is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter.  Pi is an irrational number that has been calculated out to 2.7 trillion digits.  Most Pi fans just go with 3.14 which stands for March 14.  My favorite pi day was it 2015 when the date was 3.14.15 which happens to be the first 6 digits of pi.   At 3.14.15 at 9:26 am, the first eight digits of pi were displayed on clocks.  This event happens once an every 100-years.  Here are 14 traditional pies from around the world to celebrate Pi day. Continue Reading . . .