The first weekend of June was the GSCAGT (Graduate Student Conference in Algebra, Geometry, and Topology) at Temple University and last week was all about getting back on a schedule. GSCAGT is one of my favorite conferences because of how diverse it is in terms of the people and the mathematical areas. In addition, because it's … Continue reading GSCAGT

Iced Coffee

It seems that almost every math person I've met either has a coffee problem, or a tea problem. During the winter months, I'm really good abut caffeine, and just drink tons of hot tea because somehow the office is always cold. But spring has been teasing us with delightfully warm weather, which means it's definitely … Continue reading Iced Coffee


Hi! I'm Freda, a math graduate student and a casual cook/baker/crafter. I do other things as well, but these are the things that take up the bulk of my time, and so they're the things that I'll be writing about the most. The majority of the things I look at at my desk are in … Continue reading Welcome