Let's Complicate Things


April 18, 2018

Let's Complicate Things

An old “ridiculous” math problem about how long it takes an orchestra to play Beethoven’s 9th that went somewhat viral on Twitter and elsewhere a year or so ago made me think about less-obvious problems in math word problems.

Life Update


April 9, 2018

Life Update

If you’re a regular reader of this blog (as if I have regular readers), you’ll notice that my last post was over two weeks ago. That’s because I’ve been dealing with a brand new family member. Yep, my wife gave birth to our first-born son.

March 2018 Blog Statistics


March 20, 2018

March 2018 Blog Statistics

It’s hard to believe it’s Spring already. But since it’s the twentieth, it’s time for another blog statistic report. This is my third one, so feel free to check out the first two:

Bathroom Remodel - I've Done This Before


March 13, 2018

Bathroom Remodel - I've Done This Before

A couple of posts ago I talked about how I am remodeling my master bathroom. I’m still working on that - still in the demolition phase despite working on it for two weeks - so I wanted to show some previous work I’ve done. In the house I lived in before, I remodeled the bathroom, and have been told I did a good job.