Dramatis persona*

helenhead Helen Chick

I've always wanted a bumper sticker that said "I'm a female, LDS/Mormon, Scout leading, geocaching, piano-playing, bicycling, mathematics educator with a PhD in maths ... and I VOTE"!

I think this makes me a minority group of cardinality 1!

* Since there's only one of me and "personae" is plural (I think), I've gone with dramatis persona.

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Moods of the Mountain #19

It’s Hobart Show Day today, which usually means wet and blustery conditions. Not only did we get damp and windy, but we also had a dumping of snow on the mountain. This photo was taken in the afternoon when the worst of the rainy cold fronts had passed. You can just make out the remaining snow […]

Hidden coastal gem

Today was a public holiday in Hobart, and despite the inclement weather and a pile of urgent work I took my parents for a drive to the east coast south of Orford. It was still windy and cold, but we avoided the rainy cold fronts that were hitting Hobart (see today’s Moods of the Mountain post). […]

GROIC Day 24

Yesterday’s printer was going to be taken to an electronics recycling pick-up point, and it made sense to get rid of some other electronic/electrical bits and pieces at the same time. So today I threw out my 25 year old stereo, which has been sitting in the garage for nearly two years. It still works (by […]