As they filed out of my living room, I reminded myself of why I had given this party. There were enough events to choose from, but I had resisted the urge to go out and “mingle” and chose instead to have a group of friends at my house for something I considered important to my life. Some of these friends actually understood what they had just seen. Most of the others figured out it was important, but they really didn’t know why.
Americans watch the Superbowl and the announcers on the telecast always brag about a billion people watching the game around the world. Even assuming every American watches the game, I always wondered how they came to such a high number. Now that I’ve lived overseas for a number of years this question intrigues me even more.