Better Than Grass Stained Knees

Wow, today was packed! My morning started bright and early so that I could prep for a meeting with several colleagues to discuss and plan for the upcoming fall semester1. This was followed by a meeting with my undergraduate research assistant Stephen to review a needs assessment report that he has drafted2. And because I love…

Just A Tipple – I Have To Run 30K

How is it Friday already? I feel like the week just started and BOOM, it’s Friday. And given that it’s Friday, that means in a about 36 hours I’ll be starting the Around the Bay 30 kilometre race in Hamilton with my friend Carolyn. Eeep! Anyway, as I mentioned yesterday, whatever happens with the race…

Dividing By Zero Is Like A Punch In The Face…

…because they both hurt your brain. So apparently time flies when you’re sitting at work running statistical simulations.🙂 In case you were wondering, I just so happened to look at the clock and realized the hour. Given that I’ve been on campus since 9am, and up and working since 6am, I think I should probably…

I Hereby Dub Reading Week Adventuring Week

And just like that, half of the winter semester is over. That’s right folks, it is officially reading week. Although if you were to judge by the size of my 2nd year class, you would have thought that reading week started yesterday. I digress. Honestly, I can’t believe 6 weeks have already come and gone….

Fridays With Elliot

Well it’s Friday. Again. It seems that the weeks are just flying by. I put the blame squarely on the two courses that I’m teaching. But this isn’t a bad thing. Not even slightly. In fact, I think time is flying because I’m having so much fun. Don’t get me wrong, I’m also exhausted. But…

Wee Researchers

And just like that another week has flown by. I’m completely exhausted, but in a good way. Between training, running back and forth to various meetings, teaching, preparing presentations, early mornings, late nights, and all the other fun, this week was a blast. However, given the craziness of the week I think I forgot to…