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.
March 2012
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Having joined up with a Scout troop in the last few weeks, it was nice to be able to attend a camp not long after (it’s much easier to do all that mutual “getting to know you” stuff in a camp situation, especially because I think kids are more accepting of the fact that a new […]

Moonlight investiture

One of my “moving” tasks was to find a new Scout troop as soon as possible after settling in. It took a few phone calls, plus three weeks for mutually checking each other out, but it would appear I can now tick off this task.

Ironically, I am back in the Scout hall I left some 13.5 […]

Bad pun 4

Non seguetur: When you’re listening to music (radio or some playlist) and one track is followed abruptly by another that is stylistically and thematically totally unrelated.

By the way, this is post number 300. I’ve decided, apathetically, that this is not worthy of any […]

Car window stickers

You’ve probably seen them around lately, slapped onto the rear windows of cars: sets of white stick-figure people (and pets) in various poses or engaged in characteristic activities that are supposed to represent the car owner’s family.

As a single person with no pets this trend wasn’t working for me … which seems to be true of […]