the rolling fucking stones

Old friend of mine in LA got tickets to the Stones in May of next year, and invited me to come along.  I just dropped almost 300 on plane tickets.  This was more than I…

working late, tired

Working late today.  Staying on campus because I’m the faculty sponsor for the campus chapter of AWM (Association of Women in Mathematics), and some of the officers organized a “derivative bee” together with the AMS…

thanksgiving

Had family drive up for thanksgiving.  That’s always a bit challenging.  Managed to get through a visit without spending much (maybe 50), which is good.  Also talked to my country brother about my van ideas. …

Didn’t spend a dollar today, outside of normal bills (rent, phone, etc). Teaching full time is emotionally exhausting. Way back when I was an undergrad, I met an artist at an airport, and we talked…

It begins.

I’m starting this blog as a daily (or near daily) log of my attempts to realize a dream I’ve had for a while, one that involves being financially independent to work on my own projects…