Month: September 2021

  • But I Fly Helicopters!

    This is my mantra when I am facing something scary, for example: spiders, bugs in general and anything that isn’t flying helicopters. Why is this my mantra? Flying helicopters was one of the scariest things I have ever done. Think about it, it’s a flying death machine being controlled by a human. What could go […]

  • Word problems, for me, are not the same as word problems were designed.

    For example: If Sally goes to the store with Billy and Sally has $.57 and Billy has $.72 how many watermelons can they buy if watermelons are $.17 a pound? What the hell is this craptastic scenario?! My brain gets stuck. Not on the math—but in the story. I want more of the story. Where the […]