mathematician sees room for miracles, by Edward Ordman
An argument from first (mathematical) principles that there will always be things that we don't know, always things we cannot predict. However, if you see such a thing (or even a random number), you can'tconvinbce anyone else you saw it. Somewhere here there is room for miracles, but not for a proof that you saw one.
5. A strategy for
by Edward Ordman
A possible early chapter for a travel book, which we may write instead of an autobiography. (The book would include comments on various times and places and how they influenced us.) This draft is not a complete list of where we have been, but it gives a considerable explanation of how we have managed to travel to some of these places and what we were looking for. Written for a writing workshop at the University of Memphis, Fall 2009.
6. The Faeroe Islands, By
Ordman with help from Eunice
An incomplete chapter draft for the travel book. Parts were written for the U of M writing workshop. 16 pp double spaced.
Some of our pictures of the Faeroe Islands are at http://community.webshots.com/user/etordman
7. Montana-2000, by Edward
A very first stab at a chapter on Montana, a trip we took with the American Indian College Fund in 2000. About 8 pages.
Some of the pictures are at http://community.webshots.com/user/etordman
8. Recovery, by Edward Ordman
Eunice was mgged in Jerusalem in 2007 and badly injured. We spent two weeks in Hadassah Hospital.
This version is very slightly modified from a paper written in a Creative Nonfiction workshop at U of Memphis. 10 pages.
9. My Political
Qualifications. by Edward Ordman. Very brief, humor
10. Isosceles, by Edward Ordman. One
page, humor, heavily mathematical. The ancient Greek explorer
wishes to find a fierce wild Hypotenuse.
11. A story about John the Baptist.
By Eunice Ordman. Recalling an Advent sermon in a mosque.