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Today… take a leap.

The Leap Year as Explained by Neil deGrasse Tyson: “I was sitting here minding my own business but you had to ask; you had to ask about the calendar.”

Once upon a time Frasier decided to “take a leap…”

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  • ghostsniper February 29, 2020, 8:32 AM

    I still think it could all be divided up into 10 increments, rather than the current mish mash of numbers. 10 hours in a day, 10 days a month, 10 months a year, etc.

  • H February 29, 2020, 1:35 PM

    Mrs. (a.k.a. The Possum Queen when she’s not listening) and I committed matrimony on this day 28 years ago.

    People who don’t know her very well think that was pretty smart of me, so I’d only have to buy her an anniversary gift every four years. Fat chance of that! She’s been worth it, though, and then some.

  • KMM February 29, 2020, 2:04 PM

    So Happy Anniversary to you Mr H.
    And what does she call you when you’re not listening?

  • H March 1, 2020, 4:18 AM

    She calls me whatever she wants, whether I’m listening or not!

  • Jack March 1, 2020, 7:31 AM

    Leap year – schleep year. It’s a novelty. All I desire is to see the US make up its mind between “regular time” and Daylight Saving Time. I want the one where the sun hangs around in the evening so I can enjoy the end of the day with a little extra light…I hate seeing it become dark early but I’ll settle for consistency. Pick one dammit and retire the other.

  • gwbnyc March 1, 2020, 9:58 AM

    Tyson… ?

  • CC March 1, 2020, 10:13 AM

    Ahh, yes, Neil deGrasse Tyson; the affirmative action inheritor of Carl Sagan’s title; while lacking his intellect.

  • Vanderleun March 1, 2020, 10:43 AM

    You can take it as read that I am fully up to datea with the career of Tyson but in this case the facts he brings are interesting, even fascinating. I generally don’t run a purity test on items I’m using to make or illuminate a particular point. If I did that stuff would be scant indeed.

  • Vanderleun March 1, 2020, 10:44 AM

    Not surea if either Sagan or Tyson were giant intellects in any subject other than “Explaining things simply.”