Lazy Lullabies

Nine or so years ago, when I spent my afternoons drawing with disadvantaged learners, I showed them an image of the Picasso's "Old Guitarist." Barely more than a child myself, at the time I was still shell-shocked by the economic realities of the "real world." The students did not speak much English, and I did … Continue reading Lazy Lullabies

Mr. Darcy

This past week, I was feeling rather grumpy as I worked difficult integrals when, lo and behold, there was one that could be done with a Weierstrass substitution, and it completely made my day. Readers of my blog will know I have a tendency to be rather exasperated with dead thinkers like Newton and Augustine, … Continue reading Mr. Darcy