# Back to the Butterfly

Backstory: five years ago I signed myself up for a SCUBA diving course. At the first class there is a swim test: 200m, and treading water for 10min. I splashed and gurgled my way through the swim, then sank and drowned. Twice, and barely survived on the third trial.

“That’s awful, dude”, I said to myself, “you’ve got to learn how to swim.” So I gave myself two years to learn to swim the butterfly. “But why the butterfly when you can’t even swim?” Why not? “How do you know you could ‘swim the butterfly’?” I’ll swim 1000m of it.

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# The Best Hangman Word

Monte and I was sessioning over a deck of cards when Kate came in the living room.  She had the thinking expression on.  “What’s the best hangman word?”, she asked.  Without missing a beat, Monte replied, “Denim.”  It took both of us by surprise; denim?

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# Love, Marriage, and Monte Carlo (1/3)

A three part series that explore the Marriage Problem using Monte Carlo.  This first part lays out the premise of the “problem”.

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