Wednesday, June 14, 2006

As part of my job, I sent an email at 1:09 pm to a group of artists, requesting an online donation. At 1:42 we received our first online renewal, from Port Townsend. A total of 33 minutes had passed!!!

Soem reflections:

33 is the largest positive integer that cannot be expressed as a sum of different triangular numbers.

Classic LP records turn at 33 1/3 RPMs.

There are 33 degrees in Freemasony. The 33rd Degree is the highest rank in the Scottish Rite of Freemasony. My uncle, Arnold Flottman, is a 33rd Degree Freemason.

33 is the best-known car number of retired NASCAR driver Harry Gant.

33 is the code for international direct dial calls to France.

A normal human spine has 33 vertebrae when the bones that form the coccyx are counted individually.

The number 33 is printed on all Rolling Rock beer labels.

There are 33 Cantos in each of Dante's 3 parts of the Divine Comedy.

Elvis Presley appeared in 33 motion pictures, including "Tickle Me" (1965).

The composer John Cage wrote a piece of silent music, entitled, 4'33".
The landmark film King Kong debuted in 1933.

Sea water pressure doubles every 33 feet of depth.

There are 33 customer reviews on for The Witch Doctors, by John Micklethwait.

The Hindu Rg Veda describes "the 33 divinities."

The existence of a total of 33 black holes has been confirmed, in our own galaxy and elsewhere in the universe.

Roswell, New Mexico is at 33°37'N latitude. This geo-latitudinal line also passes through what is known as the "Bermuda Triangle" in the Atlantic Ocean, as well as Dealey Plaza in Dallas, TX, where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated by as many as 33 conspirators.

King David ruled Israel for 33 years.

Michelangelo was 33 when he began painting the Sistine Chapel ceiling.

Jesus Christ was 33 years old when He was crucified and ressurected. Some Gnostic sects who accept reincarnation believe Jesus has led 33 lives.

And I will turn 33 next month!!!

Coincidence? I THINK NOT!!!

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