Monthly Archives: December 2009

Book review: Eating Animals


Over the past few years, I have educated myself on all sorts of issues related to food production, veganism, and animal rights, by virtue of reading hundreds of essays, blog posts, and editorials on these topics, as well as listening … Continue reading

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Simplicity in design


I recently bought a copy of Tal Ronnen’s new cookbook The Conscious Cook. It looks as though it has a lot of nice recipes, but as they are too complicated for everyday meals, I haven’t made anything from it yet. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Prophetess


I recently rediscovered the novels of Katherine Neville, and after reading all her books, I was left wondering what else to read. (I find that relatively few novels are really of interest to me.) Fortunately, the Unofficial Katherine Neville Home … Continue reading

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Reflections on teaching


I just taught my last class of linear algebra and multivariable calculus yesterday, so it seems like a good time to summarize my thoughts about teaching. I taught the same class last year, but I think I did so quite … Continue reading

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