Bumbastories Semi-Annual June Magazine, and Tri-Centennial Re-Post

Welcome to June, the sixth month. And Bumbastories is again obliged, nay compelled, to celebrate the number six, the “perfect number” six. The six has long been regarded as “perfect”. Its factors: 3, 2, and 1, when summed, add up to 6. The world was created in six days according to the Bible. There are six colors in the color wheel and six strings on … Continue reading Bumbastories Semi-Annual June Magazine, and Tri-Centennial Re-Post

Take Five: The Bumbastories Penta-Centennial May Magazine

Welcome to the merry month of May! Spring has arrived. As a troubled iconoclast who thinks about these kind of things, I’m not really sure why it is that people like the Spring so much. But clearly they do. It’s a pretty universal thing, this affection for the spring season. And people especially like the month of May. “And why shouldn’t they?” you ask. May … Continue reading Take Five: The Bumbastories Penta-Centennial May Magazine

Another Tri-Centennial March Mathness Magazine

Happy March! Happy Third Month of the Gregorian Calendar! Being it’s the third month, here’s a salute to the very fine and lovely number three. Hurray for The Three! Hurray for the Triad! The Triangle! The Holy Trinity! The Three Graces! There’s definitely something about the three. It seems that everybody loves the three. Three is the charm. OK. Let’s get spiritual: The Two (the … Continue reading Another Tri-Centennial March Mathness Magazine

The January Magazine, Tri-Holocene Édition

Happy New Year! Happy 2020! May the New Year bring us all good health and all good tidings. January being the first month of the Julian calendar year, it is once again incumbent on this reporter to put together one of those Bumbastories’ Walk thru the Numbers/Mathematics for Dummies things for the number 1. Note from Editor: What follows is a re-post (plus I added a song … Continue reading The January Magazine, Tri-Holocene Édition

Hey it’s another Bi-annual November (tally up those votes!) Magazine

OK. It’s November and here comes yet another Bumbastories monthly report/March through the Numbers thing. “Oh, no,” you say. “Oh, yes”, says I. “And we’re definitely going to do another march through the numbers thing” For the Americans there’s an additional message this month, which is that you have to vote and do what you can to get other people to vote. We’ve been talking … Continue reading Hey it’s another Bi-annual November (tally up those votes!) Magazine

The Bumbastories’ Semi-Annual August Magazine

Happy August. Happy eighth month of the year! The month August got its name from the Roman emperor Augustus, who named the month after himself in order to celebrate, er, himself. August means admirable, and reverential, and implies all things good, which is why Augustus, nee Octavius (which already meant the eight man), re-named himself Augustus in the first place. Ol’ Augustus thought Augustus sounded … Continue reading The Bumbastories’ Semi-Annual August Magazine

Bumbastories Semi-Annual June Magazine, Special Tri-Centennial Re-Post

Welcome to June, the sixth month. Spring is here, pandemic or not. And, as summer is hard on spring’s heels, I certainly hope that summer is watching her step! In fact I sincerely hope everyone is watching their step. Because these are strange days, my friend. Nevertheless and all the same, June is the sixth month, and Bumbastories is again obliged to celebrate the number … Continue reading Bumbastories Semi-Annual June Magazine, Special Tri-Centennial Re-Post

Tri-Centennial March Mathness Magazine

In Happy March! Happy Third Month of the Gregorian Calendar! And being it’s the third month, here’s a salute to the very fine and lovely number three (Watch out below. Here comes the math) Hurray for The Three! The Triad! The Triangle! The Holy Trinity! The Three Graces! Hey, there’s something about the three. It seems that everybody loves the three. Three is the charm. … Continue reading Tri-Centennial March Mathness Magazine

Tri-Annual February Magazine

Bumbastories proudly (not) presents the official commemorative (re) issue of the February Magazine, a second salute to the second month, a hats off to the number two, and, while we’re at it, we threw in a song. Firstly – or should it be secondly? a salute to the number two! It Takes Two to Tango The Bumbastories March Through the Numbers continues. That’s right, we’re going to cover … Continue reading Tri-Annual February Magazine