A fraction is a part of a whole.
In my unmathematical mind (despite having taken numerous Calculus classes), that pretty much sums up my understanding of fractions. Everything in school math involving fractions was done by rote. After school, encounters were largely practical (1/4 tsp salt, 1/2 tablespoon vanilla essence, etc) Continue reading “part of a whole”
As I look at these cranes Older Daughter has folded & decorated her room with, I think of a conversation she and I have rather often: are they green? or are they blue? When we see a blue (or green) building/car/dress/book, I would see blue and she green, or vice versa. Continue reading “Green? or Blue?”
The second week of Advent.
December brings about eclectic emotions: the closing of the year, looking forward to Christmas; farewells, parties, packing, planning. All these bring my preferred zen existence grinding to a halt. All of a sudden, there is so much to do & it feels like there’s not enough time to do it. Continue reading “Light one candle for Peace”