Tag Archives: math

FMM 5 10 19 Mirror Mirror

FMM 5 10 19 Mirror Mirror “Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-brake on.” ~ Maxwell Maltz. One of the joys of genetics is that you never know what features a baby will have.  Will he/she be a ‘mini-me’ of one parent, or a blend of both?  I don’t know what age […]

FMM 8 17 18 Out for the Count

“Without music, life would be a mistake” ― Friedrich Nietzsche. Fridays used to be mental arithmetic day when I was in primary (elementary) school in Jamaica.  It was a special day anyway, a good half of the students had to stay home to help with the chores, so there was space to spread out on the […]

FMM 6 7 13 Beyond 1984

‘Big Brother is watching you’ ~George Orwell.   Technology is amazing. When I started working as a nurse in this country, in order to control the rate of an intravenous drip we had to stand and count drops per minute. You would then be able to work out how many mL per minute, and thus […]