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

Taking a break

It's really easy to get swept up in the endless to-do lists and forget that self care is important too. Of course, I take mini breaks throughout the semester, and there are days when it feels like very little work is getting done. But it's always accompanied by this feeling of guilt; I should be … Continue reading Taking a break


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