Words of Wisdom

Out of the mouths of babes, they say.  Last night I was working on my second epiphany of the evening and it unfortunately involved solving 2 equations with multiple unknowns and used summation notation.

Epsilon, Epsilon

Epsilon, Epsilon, why have you forsaken me?

Lucky for me Babe#1 is majoring in math. So I ask him, “Should take the natural log?” (since that’s driven me insane worked so well in the past.)

Not so lucky for me he said, “Taking the log of that ain’t gonna help you. None.

Pas de tout.

What I think he meant to say was:


Because he’s got a test and:


So, now I await the return of LSU’s finance super baby genius doctoral student. He will help me for a 12 pack of beer– that he’s just now old enough to legally drink.

About Laura Alford, PhD

I'm a recent graduate of LSU (PhD in Accounting). In addition to academic research, I also write fiction on Tuesday nights with the Asilomar Writers.
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