My husband and I celebrated our birthdays this weekend. I’m forty-five. He’s forty-two.
Yes, we have the same birthday. What are the odds that spouses share a birthday? I looked it up, and while numbers vary, it might be around .27%. The probability is low, but clearly it’s a possibility.
When I was young, I liked that math so often yielded clear answers. When studying for my master of public health, statistics offered tools to research and answer so many of my health-related questions.
And while the part of my human mind that craves certainty still finds some comfort in numbers, after forty-five trips around the sun I’m more […]