Teachers Have Lives, Too!
September 1, 1971 - Stork visits Taiwan, leaves Linda.
July 6, 1983 - Linda comes to America.
June, 1995 - Linda graduates cum laude from UCLA with B.S. in mathematics, officially becomes nerd.
May, 1998 - Linda gets M.S. from California State University, Long Beach after having been a Teaching Associate for two years.
July, 1998 - Linda gets driver's license, terrifies faculty at El Camino College who are scared to be on the freeway at the same time.
August, 1998 to June, 1999 - Linda lectures at El Camino, Cerritos College, Cypress College and Cal State University, Long Beach.
June, 1999 - Linda lands full-time job at El Camino College.
August 5, 2000 - Linda marries Jim. Also a nerd. Honeymooned in Nassau, came back bitten by bugs, needed allergy shot.
April 30, 2003 - Linda gets tenured at El Camino College. Students and administrators are stuck with her for foreseeable future.
September, 2003 - Linda contemplates retirement.
December, 2031 - Linda retires from El Camino College.
Basic Mathematics, Pre-algebra, Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Trigonometry, Math for Elementary Teachers I, Nature of Mathematics (Math for Liberal Arts), Finite Mathematics, Pre-calculus, Business Calculus I & II, and Single Variable Calculus I & II.
Dancing, traveling, magic tricks, trivia, escape rooms, ice skating, horseback riding, gardening, going to plays, musicals, movies, amusement parks & museums,
attending regularly figure skating exhibitions, Dodgers baseball games, Anaheim Ducks hockey games & tennis tournaments.
Recently deceased, flushed down toilet. Requiescat in pace.
Still hanging in there.
Our Pet Rock
Not as active as before - on learning that it was "sedimentary", may have misunderstood and thought it was "sedentary".
Our Water Fountains
Happily Babbling Away.
Live like there is no tomorrow,
Love like you've never been hurt,
Dance like there's nobody watching.
Our Favorite Puns
When it rains in Los Angeles, it comes down in Torrance.
I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.
Our Favorite Fortunate Cookie Messages
It is better to have a thousand gloves than no hands.
Although the moon is 1/49 the size of the earth, it is further away.
If I have failed to see further than others, it is because giants are standing on my shoulders.