Category: Personal

Of Interest Only...

July 21st, 2009
We got doorbell ditched at our home in Pleasant Hill last night; 2:30 am or so, some white Trans-Am with various giggling high-school or college students. Dunno what it was in reference to. More T.P. has been showing up in various neighborhood trees in… more »

Blindsided

July 14th, 2009
I left my eyeglasses on BART about an hour ago. I've already submitted a claim to their Lost & Found, and in about twenty minutes I will walk back to the station and speak with someone to see if they can offer more immediate help. (Twenty minutes… more »

First Installment

June 23rd, 2009
We had our first food from the garden last night; a nice mess of wax beans. Fresh beans are so excellent - no butter needed, just steam and eat. Tonight, the green beans. more »

A Mathematician's Lament

June 19th, 2009
Aka "Lockhart's Lament". An interesting treatise on the utter failure of modern mathematics instruction. Me, I simply have to love any paper with a section headed: "High School Geometry: Instrument of the Devil". Because it was. Oh my, was it eve… more »

Baby Update

June 19th, 2009
So this morning I rubbed I.'s tummy and he looked at me. First time I've seen him focus on something deliberately. Ah, the stuff we have to learn! more »