I stumbled across this article earlier this week, and it really struck a chord for me – I’ve been rereading everything Tamora Pierce wrote, recently, which is something I do at least twice a year. She is far and away one of my favorite authors ever, and I would love to see a Hollywood adaptation of some of her work, if only so that I could talk about some of my favorite books with more people. (And, of course, act like Comic Book Guy from the Simpsons – I know way more about this universe than any but the most dedicated of fans… he said, hoping people were reading it in the voice of Comic Book Guy.)
Student: “I can’t get this to work.”
“Well, did you pray to the computer god before class?” – Professor F.
“Thou shalt not drop the bass.” – Dr. K
I noticed the other day that the sunset was being very pretty! It was a nice break from the ‘being grumpy’ that I was in the middle of, and it turned an all-around grouchy moment into a contemplative one. So I took a picture. Enjoy!
“There are a lot of fruit flies around this fall! At dinner, I was casually observing the velocity of one…” – Professor H.
“Secretly I’m hoping this’ll turn out to be a really sweet number.”
Later: “No way! It’s π on the nose!” – Professor H.
“It’s an international competition, by which we mean ‘the United States and Canada.'” – Professor H.
“For some reason, that reminded me of Guy Fawkes. I don’t… I don’t want to talk about why.” – Professor H.
“I’ve made the entire problem into a ‘u’ problem.”
“It’s all about ‘u.'”
– Professor H.