43 is…

43 is… …a golden, delicious Spanish liquor or so I hear – my aging stomach pretty much only tolerates an occasional red or white with food…and coquito on Christmas. Otherwise, heartburn. …is the atomic number of technetium. It’s silvery gray, much like the crown of my head these days. It’s radioactive and can be used in medical… Continue reading 43 is…

42 is…

…the answer I give when someone asks me “How many…?” – I don’t even let them ask me how many of what. I cut them off, because it’s funnier that way. Ever seen “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”…? But it’s a lot more… …is the number of the Rule in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland that… Continue reading 42 is…

41 is…

the atomic number of an element called Niobium, mostly found in Brazil. It used to be called columbium…I wonder if they changed it because that sounded like it would be found in Columbia. It is lustrous and gray, like the front part of my hair is right now. A few more facts about 41 include… Continue reading 41 is…

38 is…

the atomic number of strontium, a highly reactive metal that turns yellow when exposed to air, much like my skin when exposed to the sun turns bright red if I don’t slather on SPF 55. …the number in the name of a spiral galaxy in the constellation Pisces…I’m a Pisces too 🙂 …evidently an important… Continue reading 38 is…