Monthly Archives: March 2007

Bonding with the Link

Last night was my fourth visit to the Linkery, after three visits in three weeks in January, so I think it’s about time that I weigh in on that little joint. It’s definitely not the swankiest, most high-brow food that I’ve eaten, but there are a lot of things to love. Their attitude towards food […]

Getting over the hump

Molly is right to be fumbling around in her pantry at this time of year. It’s that funny bridge between the seasons, when the weather can’t decide if it wants to be winter or spring, and neither can the farmer’s market. All of the winter staples are looking tired and pale, while the first of […]

Last supper

Phew, it’s been a while, hasn’t it? It’s the end of the quarter here, and I’ve been holding extra office hours and grading piles of linear algebra exams. But, last you heard from me, I was wining and dining my way around DC, courtesy of my mom and her fabulous taste in restaurants. After Palena […]

It’s good to be in DC

Remember how I complained that I never get to go anywhere interesting for math conferences? Well, right now I’m in Washington, DC, and will be attending a conference in Baltimore at Johns Hopkins University tomorrow through Monday. This certainly beats Lincoln, NE, or Bloomington, IN. My mom works in DC and keeps an apartment here, […]

San Diego coffeehouse roundup – Part 1

Being a graduate student in math certainly has its downsides — low pay, hard work, teaching calculus to hoards of unappreciative undergrads — but it also has its perks. One of the better ones is that I can do my work a-ny-where. I don’t need a computer or lab equipment or loads and loads of […]