Monthly Archives: July 2013

A Small Batch of Georgia Peach Jam

I made a nice little batch of peach jam this afternoon using local peaches from Georgia. The simple recipe on the PickYourOwn website I followed has an enormous amount of helpful information beyond the ingredients and steps to follow: it … Continue reading

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Baked Oatmeal Casserole

Heavy rain throughout July 4 in Atlanta made for a day to stay inside and bake. A friend of mine recently shared a recipe for an oatmeal casserole that involved old fashioned oats, wild berries, a banana, and walnuts. Yum. … Continue reading

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Grade Inflation at the University of Waterloo

A few days ago someone asked me for a copy of the article I wrote in 2009 on undergraduate grade distributions at the University of Waterloo over a 19 year period from 1988/89 to 2006/07. After re-reading the article, I … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day Y’All

Celebrations in my Atlanta apartment included the creation of a dozen butter tarts while listening to classic Canadian artists that I otherwise don’t listen to often enough: Leonard Cohen, Gordon Lightfoot, and Don Messer.  

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