I visited my local Starbucks the other day to enjoy some coffee and free Wi-Fi. I was engaged in relatively mindless grading, so I let my ears wander to the conversations around me. One in particular caught my attention, as it pertained to the seemingly endless numbers of my former students getting married. There wasContinue reading “Don’t Forget to Plan Your Marriage (While You’re Busy Planning Your Wedding)”
How to survive attending your first wedding after divorce – You can only avoid them for so long. At some point, your excuses of, “I have to shampoo my cat” will wear thin or you’ll be confronted with the nuptials of a person you can’t refuse. And you’ll be faced with attending the firstContinue reading “How to Survive Attending Your First Wedding After Divorce”
I taught a lesson about statistics towards the end of the year. It was one of those rare lessons in our curriculum where the material directly and easily relates to the real world. I introduced the term “outlier” to the students and explained how data points far removed from the rest of the information canContinue reading “Don’t Feed the Outliers”
If all had gone as I had planned, tomorrow would be my fifteenth anniversary. I’m glad it didn’t turn out as planned.