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Independence Day

Independence Day

I’m the slowest learner ever. Ever.

Because literally—down to the same exact Friends references!I just started writing the 2017 variation of this post I wrote three and a half years ago.

In it, my younger self concluded:

I desire to live a big, adventurous, meaningful life and capture all of it’s beauty in words and pictures. Not for a magazine or a corporation. Not on the side while I pursue “real jobs.” But to live life full-time and write it all down in the hope of encouraging someone else along the way. My dream is now, and

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Show your work

Show your work

I was thinking about math yesterday.

Now, I’m an English person, so I think about math approximately zero times per day. In fact, I actively avoid thinking about math because I’m convinced it gives me hives. I know why letters are in sentences. I do not know why letters are in math problems. Whoever thought it was a good idea to let them mingle was sorely mistaken.

Do you remember math textbooks from school? The ones with pages and pages of comprehension questions at the end of every chapter…and the answers in the back of the book? When I first … Continue reading