Zeno’s Potty Break

duckThe frequency of your child’s toilet stops is inversely proportional to the distance to your destination.

Where is the child’s frequency of potty breaks, is the original distance to be driven, is the distance traveled, and is the child’s coefficient of urinary resilience.  If more than one child is present, each child’s function will have its own coefficient of urinary resilience, and operate independently of all others.

~Nick

Family Fun

bunnyFractals are great fun.  They’re self similar at all levels.  They’re often built from very simple rules.  And, they pay dividends for tedious persistence.  But, if you ever try to navigate one on foot, it’s extremely easy to get turned around.

I wholly intended to work in the studio on New Years day.  Then, Ian said he wanted to play with me…I couldn’t refuse.  We settled on Minecraft, and I went straight for the Menger Sponge.  Ian didn’t last long, but Max was excited.  He poured himself into applying the pattern, through tedium and prolific copy errors.  Before we knew it, an hour had passed, and we stood at the foot of a third-level sponge. Continue reading