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Pi Day, March Break, Two Ferns, Snow and #FreeFormFridays

Happy Pi Day! Yes, it is March the 14, which makes today’s date 3.14 or Pi (to three digits accuracy). Mathematicians and Geeks worldwide will be eating Pies and celebrating the day. Next year at 9:26 AM will be the best Pi day possible because March 14th, 2015 at 9:26 AM translates to 3.1415926 (Pi to 7 digits accuracy). Yes, we need to get out more (or need to eat more pies) in the world of Math.

Pi Pie
A Pi Pie? Now that is Interesting

It is March Break for kids in Ontario this week, which means many parents have been scrambling around to find things for their kids to do. One of them is leaving them in the McDonald’s play structure all day long? You know you could take them to a museum instead, or skating, or swimming? Mrs. C8j was not impressed at what a lunatic asylum the Play Area looked like and quickly escaped from it with L’il C8j in tow.

President Obama decided that his approval rating was in the crapper, so the best thing to do was appear on “Between Two Ferns” with Zach G. (from the many Hangover movies and such). Suppose the President wishes to help his approval rating. In that case, I will gladly do a Podcast with him about March Madness or, better still, why he didn’t just outsource his Socialized medicine idea to Canada? You can watch the video at the end of this article.

It snowed in Ottawa this week. No, it snowed! Just Mother Nature reminds us that just when you think Spring might be near, you are sorely mistaken.

My Weekly Recap

My Writings for Week Ending March 14th

It’s Einstein’s Birthday too!

Stagnant Job Picture in February

Stats Canada paints a not glowing happy picture on job creation, but at least we aren’t losing jobs (yet).

Who Cares About Debt I Only Pay 2% on my Mortgage

Why would someone choose to carry debt? Evidently it’s a normal way to think for some folks.

Myths About Your Taxes

There are no Trolls working at the CRA that I have seen (maybe they work under a bridge somewhere, but from my vantage point none work in their buildings).

Fiscal Fasting

An idea on how you can use a religious idea to help out with your financial situation.

Swiss Army Knife Section

The Swiss are more excited about Einstein’s birthday, I would guess:

I Like Trains

My son loves trains and loves watching this video as well:

Random Thoughts for 2014

Lots of these kinds of Best of articles in 2014. Here is a list of them.

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  1. 3 big fat myths about critical illness insurance
    If you are self-employed that story does not wash.

    I have a client who had a serious illness. (Back at work within 3 weeks)
    Got paid a lump sum. Dave was kind enough to post his thoughts on video.
    See link below.


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