My maternal grandfather, Don Burrows, passed away fairly peacefully on December 14th. We had a get-together yesterday and today with Mom’s brother Tom, Grandpa’s brother Ken, and his wife Barbara, talking about funny memories of him and reading through his memoirs. Below is the essay I wrote for the National Merit Scholarship 6 years ago […]Read more "Don Burrows"
After Thanksgiving, I had a few final problem sets and lectures to finish up before finals. Still had time for a little bit of enjoyment of the flurry of lights, decorations, and holiday events in and around Cambridge. The main things on my mind for the last few weeks have been my take-home exams. I’d […]Read more "Finishing up and home again"