I’ve helped people before with gaining control over their finances through teaching them about budgeting and investing, but when it came to actually getting them income protection and an actionable retirement plan, I’d have to refer them to someone else for insurance and investments. It’s always been satisfying to have helped in a positive, effective way, but there was only so much that I could do.
I’ve tutored in math, science, history and English; of these, I love math the most. One thing that I learned early on is that the primary problem in learning how to solve “word problems” isn’t the math—the calculations—itself; it’s understanding the language, the words, that’s used to express it. The key to success in math is understating that math is a language that describes relationships, a language with it’s own unique terminology and contexts. I explore two examples in which the challenge is understanding the concepts and relationships in the problems, not the calculations themselves.
You never know who’s going to leave and who’s going to stay. Sometimes the people that you thought would always be there leave unexpectedly, and sometimes you’re surprised by those who stay.
My heart is breaking. It has been brought to my attention that I have been being slandered by former friends and friendly acquaintances. Oh, the joys of dealing with gossip?!
A terzanelle on friendship and the pieces of our lives that draw us together….
A friend challenged me to participate in a “Pick ‘n’ Things That Describe You” challenge and blog about it. So I have.
A terzanelle on a life lived alone….
A terzanelle on love, desire, commitment… and the hope of reciprocity.