There's something I appreciate about the clarity of a 64- (or 68-) team bracket that will sift opponents over about two weeks until just one winner remains standing. It comforts -- like a
favorite security blanket -- on a day buffeted by students walking out to take a principled stand,
pi’s digits spinning out with no apparent end,
and the unexpected departure
Revision Decision: Taking a page from Andy Schoenborn's blog, I wanted to reflect on the ultimate shape of today's slice. What began as nondescript prose became something different when I started playing around with verse forms. What if I revised the initial draft and started grouping words in brackets of 32, 16, 8, 4, 2, 1?