This is a treat. For me, I mean. Not you. Not necessarily.

This morning I had coffee and a bagel with a Favorite Former (student), Lauren. Lauren is a Math Wizard. During our coffee, I pulled out my sketch book and a pen and said to Lauren, “Teach me about math.”

When the server came to our table, Lauren was drawing out the Fibonacci sequence, and I looked up, said, “Hey, she’s teaching me math!”

No one had ever kindly taught me math before Lauren taught me a little math, kindly, this morning. When I was a girl kid, in America, most men teaching math got easily…