Show Your Work

I’m standing in my kitchen, hovering over my son’s shoulder as I read his math question.  “Cal is buying a TV for $429 and a DVD player for $129. He rounds to the nearest tenth to calculate his cost. Round to the nearest tenth and find the total that Cal found.”  “This is useful math,” … Continue reading Show Your Work

Why Are You Crying?

The sound of weeping cut through the still, morning silence. The wracking sobs and desperate cries struck a dissonant chord with the bright bird song that announced the early hour. It didn’t matter, Mary Magdalene was alone, bereft of comfort, bereft of the one who had come to her rescue before.  At least that’s what … Continue reading Why Are You Crying?