easy as pi


Happy Pi Day!

Pi Day caught me a bit off guard this year, but was not going to let my unpreparedness result in pielessness. I had some errands to run this afternoon, so I stopped by the store while I was out to get a pie crust and some frozen berries, and voila! The Pi Day Pie tradition has been upheld.

This pi pie is the 3rd such pie I have under my belt. (Not to say that I ate three whole pies today. Though I could imagine such a feat. I do love me some pie.) My Pi Day tradition started with a pi post back in 2008, which then inspired me to bake my first pi pie. Pi Day of 2009 was a pieless day, due to traveling and attending a wedding, but then I did recapture the pi magic in 2010.

In celebration of Pi Day, I offer you a gallery of pi pies past and present.


My original pi pie, from 2008. I was so fond of it, I even wrote its obituary.


Last year’s pi pie was an apple pi.


This year’s pi Pie is of mixed berry heritage.

10 thoughts on “easy as pi

  1. Oh my gosh! I’m a total failure as a mathematician! I didn’t even notice it was Pi Day!!! I even passed up the opportunity for vegan apple pie for dessert at the vegetarian diner tonight. I should give back my PhD.
    (On the bright side, the fact that I’m in a different time zone from you means that I did indeed see this post while it was still Pi Day!)

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