Archive for March, 2007

Double Booked

Thursday, March 8th, 2007

Tomorrow there are two meetings I must attend. At the same time. One for university-wide personnel decisions relating to this year’s hires (I know, I know — things that should have been hashed out a year ago!). The other for departmental personnel decisions relating to this year’s hire (which is contingent upon committee the first […]

Not Math Majors

Monday, March 5th, 2007

In today’s library workshop, a passing question was posed to the students: given the starting page number in the journal for the article (45)and the total number of pages listed (26), what would be the last page of the article?
I was distressed to hear “61″ immediately offered and even more worried not to hear an […]

Unnatural Child

Friday, March 2nd, 2007

It’s a wild, windy and snowy day. Bus service for the schools has been canceled but the schools, themselves, remain open. We told the girls they could stay home since it’s Mike’s day off from work.
Eldest decided to go to school, anyway. I’m still scratching my head over that one.