Discipline in an Age of Distraction

—The Obscure Penguin— (Originally written, Nov. 2018) Discipline is a bit like money.  We all want it but for most of us it isn’t easy to obtain.  It’s something of a catch-22.  The way to obtain discipline is to have discipline.  In another way it’s simple.  If you want something you focus on getting it.  […]

Teaching Why

—The Obscure Penguin— (Originally written Nov., 2018) I’ve always been bad at math.  I can do everyday math, of course, paying the bills, budgeting, doing the math it takes to survive.  In fact, I was once a cashier and I still know how to make change without scanning a product in a store.  Abstract math […]