Wednesday, April 16, 2008

The Number 34

For your reading pleasure here are some interesting and useless facts about the number 34~

Did you know....

34 is the ninth distinct biprime and has four divisors including unity and itself. WTH?
In science 34 is the atomic number of selenium. And this is important because??

34 is also:
Secret meaning in Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity
The traffic code of Istanbul, Turkey
Kevin Schwantz's race number
"#34" a song by Dave Matthews Band
The magic square puzzle in the 1970s 34 Skidoo
In the title of the 1947 movie Miracle on 34th Street
The number of the French department Hérault
The code for international direct-dial phone calls to Spain
The lucky number of Victor Pelevin's protagonist Stepan Mikhailov in the novel "Numbers"
The number previously worn by NBA Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon
The number retired by the Minnesota Twins of the late Kirby Puckett
The number worn by Shaquille O'Neal during his run with the LA Lakers

And most importantly....34 is what I will be turning tomorrow YAY! LIFE IS GRAND~
diem! Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day; live life to the fullest; make the most of what you have. It is later than you think."

"Live life fully while you're here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird. Go out and screw up! You're going to anyway, so you might as well enjoy the process. Take the opportunity to learn from your mistakes: find the cause of your problem and eliminate it. Don't try to be perfect; just be an excellent example of being human."

And my motto.....
“Life is not a journey to the grave with intentions of arriving safely in a pretty well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, Chardonnay in one hand - chocolate in the other - body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming "WOO HOO PEOPLE, What a Ride!!!!!!!

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