14 mars – πku

Just as I did last year, in honor of Pi day, I have written you some Pi-kus, a modified haiku form where the lines follow a 3-1-4 syllable structure. today i meant to make a pie apple with lots of cinnamon or perhaps a lemon meringue a pumpkin pie would’ve been nice alongside scoops of … More 14 mars – πku

poo-ku

I couldn’t settle on a topic for today’s post, so I went back to my jar of memories for some inspiration… Found it! If you’ve ever lived in France, then you know this situation, and also how much of a joke the above park sign is. People have these grand illusions of France as a sparkling, wonderful nation of … More poo-ku

πku

In honor of Pi day, I have written you some Pi-kus, a modified haiku form where the lines follow a 3-1-4 syllable structure. Though it’s not an emergency π day calls for some urgency. Measuring ’round circles can be fun But try it sans π; can’t be done. 2 π r is useful I’m told But you can’t … More πku

Bonjour Siri!

I’m sure everyone knows by now that the iPhone “personal assistant” Siri is one sassy robot. Try asking her how old she is, or to make you a sandwich, or to marry you, and she will shoot back with a pithy, often scathing remark. Being a nerd, my phone settings are in French, and so Siri … More Bonjour Siri!