Today is Pi Day and below is an article that was posted previously on these pages. However, “pi” was also the nickname of Gimpi, a member of the Lockergnome community that many of us knew and miss. His passing was sudden and his friends miss him. Here’s to a good friend of this community – of course, he would have celebrated Pi Day…


Happy Pi Day – it is March 14 or 3/14. As you know, Pi is 3.14 and so on. Therefore, this is an important day for ‘pi people’:

“…For 20 years, geeks have gathered at the science museum to troop in circular processions, solve pesky puzzles, string beads and consume mass quantities of pie – all building to a peak on 3/14 at 1:59 p.m., when the time lines up to form the first six digits of the mysterious and marvelous number.”

link: Savor a Virtual Piece of Pi

And, March 14th also happens to be Albert Einstein’s birthday. He was born on March 14, 1879. Now, how cool is that!? – Impress a geek today; wish him / her a ‘Happy Pi Day’!

Catherine Forsythe