Monthly Archives: October 2020


Thinking about the current state of COVID infections tearing through the United States in general and the White House in particular, having the head of the White House Coronavirus Task Force show up last night as a gaunt, translucent specter … Continue reading

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Open note

Actual question asked by an actual student during the actual algebra exam he was currently taking in my class this morning: I can’t remember how to solve this kind of problem. Can you walk me through it, step-by-step?

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Radio silence

Student: Um, yeah, professor… I’m asking for an extension on the exam. I don’t know if you know this or not, but your lectures haven’t been livestreaming for, like, the last two weeks. I haven’t been able to understand the … Continue reading

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So a friend on Facebook posted the following: Let’s try an experiment.  I see so many people post crap like ‘if you vote for Trump I will un-friend you’, you are obviously a racist. Anyone who knows me would know … Continue reading

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