• Posted: April 18, 2019
  • Time to Read: 7 minutes
  • Word Count: 1438 words
  • Views: 231

My Exciting Trips to London and the Solemn Knowledge I Earned

Today I want to focus on my recent trips to London. They represent some of the most significant moments of my life. I am grateful that I’ve had the means to visit other countries.

For the past few years, I’ve been working on research around writing a biography of G.H. Hardy. Hardy is a far cry from the socially awkward and shy man he appears as in anecdotes. When I look at his actions, his writing, his friendships… I can only think of him warmly.

  • Posted: September 6, 2018
  • Time to Read: 4 minutes
  • Word Count: 813 words
  • Views: 98

What Math Anxiety Feels Like

Recently, I’ve read some excellent articles that cover math anxiety. They have me reflecting on my own childhood. I remember this time vividly, due to the trauma I experienced. Even as an adult, it is difficult to leave the painful experiences behind. When we talk about math anxiety, we usually only talk about one direction. […]

  • Posted: August 2, 2018
  • Time to Read: 4 minutes
  • Word Count: 981 words
  • Views: 83

The Story of the Locked Box and the Key of Dreams

I don’t think that I’ve ever had full access to my mathematical abilities. Struggling with math, I was behind developmentally from other children. I had issues associated with dyscalculia. Such as an inability to read an analog clock or make change. I was overly attentive to numbers. It was very difficult to see and recognize […]

  • Posted: July 10, 2018
  • Time to Read: 1 minute
  • Word Count: 320 words
  • Views: 84

Love and Logic

This July marks the second anniversary of my father’s death. My relationship with my father was strained at times but he is the person who made me feel safe. The feelings I have are complex. Underlying all those emotions, I love and miss him. Today, I will share a story from my childhood that shows […]

  • Posted: May 31, 2018
  • Time to Read: 6 minutes
  • Word Count: 1319 words
  • Views: 151

A Love of Mathematics Born From Failure

It wasn’t always clear that I would pursue mathematics with such vigor. In High school, I had a different pursuit. Over the course of four years, I prepared myself for the day that I would enter college. I would be a physics student with a concentration in astronomy. I was shook as an 11-year-old reading […]