I decided to sew a quick Advent calendar earlier in December to ration candy consumption in the house. Advent calendars have 24 pockets/doors/hooks/etc. for accessing Christmas treats (I prefer chocolate). I sewed my Advent with five colors of felt. When I was done, I looked at it and immediately thought that I should have added a 25th pocket, arranged the squares in a five-by-five grid, and assigned the colors according to a Latin square. Oh well. That is a project for another year.
December 22, 2010
not a Latin square
By Laura Albert
This entry was posted on Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 12:54 pm and tagged with holidays and posted in Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
Search Punk Rock OR:
- My 14yo daughter subscribes to @seventeen magazine. They did away with the print edition and are sending her Oprah’… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 10 hours ago
- It was a busy day in the dean's office today. I got a lot done! https://t.co/bcZDQYwaMo 15 hours ago
- I use Wikipedia a lot as a professor, and I encourage students to use it & check out the references. I’m old enough… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 23 hours ago
- We all have our “shiny crumb” moments. I’m saving this tweet so I remember to be compassionate to myself on my next… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 1 day ago
- What does the future of airport screening hold? More effective and efficient procedures. washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/trav… 1 day ago
- My colleagues are awesome. Dr. Chesler's article is full of excellent advice for making our universities more inclu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 1 day ago
Tagsanalytics art aviation blogs cheese coloring computing conferences cooking coupons criminal justice data decision analysis disasters education elections emergencies environmentalism & natural living finance football analytics grand challenges graph theory health healthcare higher education holidays homeland security humanitarian invited talks lightning lottery march madness marketing math programming mip MODA Olympics optimization ORMS blog-off OR publications PhD phd student advice pirates podcast and video Poisson politics probability public policy publishing queuing recipe risk communication science communication science fair secretary problem slidecasts social justice social networking sports star wars stochastic processes stopping problems teaching teaching with technology traffic Transportation TSP twitter vampires weather werewolves women work-life balance writing zombies