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.
December 2019
S M T W T F S
« Oct    
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031  

Visitor counter

Visits since May 2016

Recent visitors

12 of 12, May 2012

Today was a Saturday, normally a day to seek excitement, adventure and really wild things*.

So I did.

I was in Launceston for day 2 of the annual conference of the Mathematical Association of Tasmania, where I presented a session for teachers on “Fermi problems” and getting students to engage and work with large numbers and mathematical modelling.** I also attended presentations on a variety of maths topics, before doing the 200km drive back to Hobart (where I got one of my passengers to take over photography duties for 12 of 12, since I was the designated driver but I still wanted to capture some photos of the light and rain effects as we sped homewards down through the Midlands).

And then I went to see what my Scouts were up to (poor freezing souls).

You know what to do: click here for the collection with commentary.

*HHGTTG

** What do you mean, you don’t think this is “excitement, adventure and really wild things”? You need to get out more!

Leave a Reply

 

 

 

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>