A Year In Books

One of the things that I wanted to accomplish this year was to read more for fun. In the past, a slow year would have seen me consuming a novel a week. I devoured books. And then I suddenly didn’t.

The Countdown Starts Now

Holy crapshite it’s the end of July. Seriously, how the frick did that happen? It seems like the winter semester just ended, and here we are with the fall semester fast approaching. Eep! So much to do. So many grants to prepare, lessons to plan, papers to write, meetings to fall asleep in. Ha! Fortunately, as…

The Year That Was

A few weeks ago I wrote an update about my Not-So-Bucket-List list. Specifically, I decided to summarize the activities that I have managed to cross off since the list began, especially given that the original list of 101 things in 1001 days is set to expire in May of 2012. Being the nerd that I…

Merry Christmas All Y’All

Merry Christmas everyone. I hope you’re able to spend this eve, whether you celebrate Christmas or not, hugging your favourite tiger.

What’s In A Name?

You might want to grab a tissue before reading this, because what I’m about to write is sure to bring tears to your eyes.  Or maybe that’s just me.  Anyway, last Wednesday marked the official end to one of the courses I was teaching this semester.  Specifically, it was the end of Calculus for the…