Interstellar Overdrive

One of These Days... Instead of being productive today I am ruminating. Not brooding, or sulking, or anything so pitiful and dramatic. Every once in a while it is important that I check in with…

Stochastic paradoxes

Work Study My Work Study job is basically to sit here, at a desk, and keep a log of every student as they come and go by scanning their ID. I am only moderately successful…

Scholarship Swamp

New Beginnings Classes start on Wednesday which is exciting. However, I am feeling slightly overwhelmed with work study, unemployment, Recovery Center business, and scholarships. All summer long I have kept myself busy with academics, sports,…

The Art of Writing and Readability

Readability I don’t know why I have put off a proper discourse on this subject for so long. The most likely reason is that my writing and, by extension, my posts are typically quite unreadable…

Self efficacy in art and nature

Self-Efficacy

Self-Efficacy It was Ralph Waldo Emerson who extolled the virtue of self-reliance in an essay by the same name, as did Ben Franklin and many other learned persons of antiquity. Now, as then, there is…

A Week in My Life

A Week in My Life I have a busy week ahead of me even though there are no classes, I have no job, no girlfriend - my only real obligation is to myself and my…

Professor Disproved as Myth by Algebra

I love math! It was brought to my attention over the summer, by my Calculus professor - one of those rare individuals who truly love math, that some educator stated that college algebra was too…