Education · Historical · Math · NovElla

Fibonacci Day

Happy Fibonacci Day! Leonardo Bonacci of Pisa, also known as Fibonacci, was an Italian mathematician in the early 13th century. Although he did not discover the sequence bearing his name, Fibonacci introduced it into western mathematics. The Fibonacci Sequence: Each number in the sequence is the sum of the two preceding numbers. For example: This… Continue reading Fibonacci Day

Cinderella · NovElla · Pumpkin

Introducing Cinderella

It’s that time of year again! Brightly colored leaves, crisp weather, pumpkins, Cinderella—wait, Cinderella? Yes! Cinderella’s fairy godmother turns a big orange pumpkin into a beautiful coach, so the story must occur in autumn… Or does it? And does she wear glass slippers or are they gold? It all depends on which version you’re referencing.… Continue reading Introducing Cinderella

Education · Historical · Math · NovElla

Mole Day

Happy Mole Day! Wait, not that kind of mole! I’m talking about a mole from chemistry. A mole (or mol) is a standard, scientific unit for measuring large quantities of very small entities, such as atoms. Why October 23rd? It’s from Avogadro’s number. Avogadro’s number refers to the number of units in one mole of… Continue reading Mole Day

Banana · Banannabelle · Candy · Dessert · Fruit

Chocolate Fondue with Fruit

Summer has ended, although it doesn’t always feel over yet. Are you wondering what to do with the last of the summer fruit? Have a chocolate fondue party! This mess-free chocolate fondue will add a touch of fun to your next gathering, and just watch the fruit disappear with this extra-sweet coating. You’re not limited… Continue reading Chocolate Fondue with Fruit

NovElla · Supernatural · YA

The Night Circus

A unique and mysterious circus experience, The Night Circus is full of fantasy. The book is teaming with magical descriptions by author Erin Morgenstern. Isn’t the hand done, paper-cut cover great? Prepare to be regaled by acrobats and magicians, in a late 19th century setting. I have to admit, I read The Night Circus some time… Continue reading The Night Circus