Sunday, December 29, 2013

Chippey's 1st Annual Cube Tournament (+playlist)

Caleb documented our tournament yesterday! :-)

(See post below for stills.)


Saturday, December 28, 2013

First Annual Meyer MTG Cube Tournament

The table is set:

 The cube is ready for drafting:

 The lands are available:

And the gaming begins:

I won my first round game (sorry Tim!).  This is my winning board.  The Restoration Angel paired with Wolfir Silverheart was the secret to my success!

With a trophy on the line Caleb and Anthony proceed to the final round: 

 And, with his four-color deck (all but red), Anthony emerges victorious - proud winner of the Magic Cube Tournament trophy (at least until next year!)

Sunday, December 15, 2013

CMC^3 2013

I had a good weekend of mixing business with pleasure - mathematics, family, friends, teaching, and natural beauty! The weekend after finals week was sure a great time to get away and get renewed vocationally and spiritually!

Monday, November 04, 2013

Tuesday, September 17, 2013


A colleague shared this site with me today - pretty interesting to explore:

Thursday, September 12, 2013

A Good Teaching Day

Well, I was just hitting the slump I usually do a few weeks in to the fall semester when I realize summer is truly over - and when the adrenaline of the first couple of weeks of the semester wears off - and when some class management issues start to pop up.  Yesterday I was not a happy camper, but today was a whole different story!

After teaching one of my favorite topics (which is not always a favorite for students, especially at this level), three students stayed after the 2-hour lecture and talked with me for another 45 minutes about the topic at hand - set theory - particularly the continuum hypothesis and different "sizes" of infinity.  They were very excited - had lots of questions - lots of thoughts.

THIS is what it's all about!  THIS is what I live for!
THIS is what makes teaching worthwhile and exciting!

Friday, August 16, 2013

If I Won the Lottery

I don't know where this place is, but if I won the lottery, this is what I would buy. It has a pipe organ, a library with a fireplace, and game room - all the elements of my dream home!

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Craftsman of Destruction

“Just because something isn't a lie does not mean that it isn't deceptive. A liar knows that he is a liar, but one who speaks mere portions of truth in order to deceive is a craftsman of destruction.” 

Saturday, August 03, 2013

Summer Games

King of Tokyo (expansion)




Card Pictionary

Flash Point: Fire Rescue


Cities and Knights of Catan

Catch Phrase



Wits and Wagers



Say Anything


Dr. Mario


Starfarers of Catan


Super Tic Tac Toe