Monthly Archives: February 2018

Greek to me

So I gave the problem below to my Calc 3 class during an “open quiz” (think in-class work), as a means of assessing (a) that they know what the symbols mean without the crutch of loaded letters (like x, y, … Continue reading

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High ground

Is it just me, or is an Anakin Skywalker toy with pre-detached arms and legs a little too on the nose?

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Noblest profession

So, first thing I do today is attempt to erase something from the blackboard, but somehow I managed to not only not erase the chalkboard, but have the eraser fly from my hands directly into my face, covering my glasses … Continue reading

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I got vision and the rest of the world wears bi-focals

We’re at the movies, watching the pre-preview features, one of which was a minute-long comedy cartoon called “Butch Cassidy and the Karate Kid,” the entirety of which involves a dude shooting a high-schooler at a karate competition. For fuck’s sake … Continue reading

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To: Senators Thune, Rounds, and Representative Noem On Thursday, a 19-year-old opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, resulting in the deaths of 15 people at the school, with at least two more victims dying from their … Continue reading

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