One of the many nice things about being in academia is the sporadic extended breaks. Between Spring and Summer term, Sugar and I had a week off of school and we took advantage of the middle of the week to go over to the Olympic Peninsula. We camped at the very northeasternmost point at Fort […]Read more "Visiting Zeus"
Things are going well out here in Seattle, the days are starting to get absurdly long. I’ve been getting to talk about all sorts of awesome stuff in my classes, Polar Curves, Parametrized Surfaces, Complex Numbers!!! I’m doing a half marathon in a couple of weeks, interviewing for a job and a new community college […]Read more "A couple of pictures from recent adventures"
Spring Break Adventures! Lots of things to report. The winter term ended last week, and with some foresight and preparation, grading was fairly painless. I did have to stay up pretty late one night to grade tests, but I got to sleep in the next day. This past term was pretty hard, I don’t know […]Read more "SB2k15!"
A few months ago, Sugar and I went to a museum that featured the art of ::Nikki McClure:: who does intricate paper designs. One stood out to me in particular in a standing frame with no back allowing the light to pass through and cast a shadow. I decided to try my hand and make […]Read more "Approximating with an Xacto"
Wow. Lots of things happening, not much blogging happening. An inverse relationship, I suppose. Anyway, lets back up to the end of summer. Sugar and I went on an awesome adventure to the San Juan Islands and camped out for a couple of days. We hit the sweet spot right when it wasn’t very crowded […]Read more "Where did the Cloud Blanket Go?"
Hey look at that, it’s summer break! I’ve been dragging my feet on making any plans for big time adventures, but in the meantime, I’ve been playing a boatload of gigs. I actually played on a boat last Sunday night. I played a Benefit show for ::Gilda’s Club:: with American Idol finalist ::Sanjaya Malakar:: recently, […]Read more "C12H22O11"
Happy Summer everybody. Summer in Seattle rules. My semester of too many classes finished back in June and now the living is easy. I am teaching 2 classes (business calc and vector calc), both at the same school which is biking distance away from me. Also, they only run from Monday to Thursday. Three day […]Read more "Long Days. Daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay"
So I haven’t posted since I started working. Working is a lot of work. Dude. It is such a good time, though. I’m teaching four classes at three different community colleges in the area. All of the classes are different and engaging and awesome. I have been playing a lot of music, in particular at […]Read more "Stopping to Smell the Rhododendrons"
::Proof:: So February is already the greatest of months for so many reasons. I will list some: Abe’s birthday, Chuck’s birthday, my birthday, the fact that it has a variable amount of days, the days are starting to get longer, Bill Evan’s birthday, George Washington’s birthday, President’s birthday I think the fact that February contains […]Read more "Everything Is Awesome"