December 1 Day 998: Winter is Coming

It’s just a little bit of snow. But schools are calling for delayed starts or cancelling out right. I’m flying to DC for a meeting of the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences. Last night Alaska preemptively cancelled over 100 flights—including my direct flight to DC this morning. They offered a flight on Friday throughContinue reading “December 1 Day 998: Winter is Coming”

March 12 Day 734: Section Reflection

Congratulations to the MAA SE Section on their Centennial. It was an honor to celebrate this milestone at their Spring 2022 meeting hosted by Berry College. The signage was impressive—from the huge welcome at the entrance to the wayfinding signs throughout, there was never a doubt where to go next. This was their first in-personContinue reading “March 12 Day 734: Section Reflection”

December 29 Day 661: Was Stitch Here?

I have fond memories of watching the movie Lilo & Stitch with my family when the boys were young. This scene in particular comes to mind today. Why? It’s still cold and snowy in Tacoma. I needed to find a pair of gloves before this morning’s walk. I kept coming up with only one gloveContinue reading “December 29 Day 661: Was Stitch Here?”

December 27 Day 659: Holiday Cards

I always try to get our holiday card designed and printed before Christmas. If I am very good, I manage to get them in the mail before December 25. This year the printing was finished on Christmas Eve, many cards were addressed on Boxing Day, and the first batch were delivered to the post officeContinue reading “December 27 Day 659: Holiday Cards”