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Gathering 4 Gardner - Celebration of Mind 2010

Sjaak, Joy, Ben, Me, Hans-Friedrich, Tim, Will, Klaus, Vladimir, Vaidas

It’s amazing what happens when people gather who share a common interest.  October 21, 2010 was the inaugural G4G – CoM, the event to celebrate Martin Gardner and what would have been his 96th birthday.  It was an overwhelming success.  There were over 66 parties on five [...]

Gathering 4 Gardner - Celebration of Mind

Martin at Home Dec 2009

As you know Martin Gardner passed away on May 22, 2010.  I wrote about my own reaction in an earlier post.  That post was a direct result of me calling my friend, Mark Setteducati, and expressing to him my deep sadness with Martin’s passing and not knowing how to deal with it.  [...]

Martin, I will miss you.

On Saturday, May 22nd, I found out that Martin Gardner had passed away.  I was devastated.  My heart broke.  My friendship with Martin is one of the greatest treasures of my life.  I couldn’t believe that I was no longer going to be able to call him up when I wanted to talk or to plan [...]

Going to the Gathering 4 Gardner!

Do you have mentors in your life who have inspired you?  I have been fortunate to have had many people help me become the person I am today.  First, my parents.  My mom has taught me that an independent woman can do anything she sets her mind to.  My dad was a mathematics teacher who [...]