Archives for February 2019

How does a piano work?

Piano keys (c) Elliot Billings, CC BY 2.0 I remember, as a kid, ticking off the seconds as my mom used to track my daily piano practice time. Now, I cherish those precious moments I get to spend at the piano. Playing the piano has taught me self-confidence, persistence and patience. Through … [Read more...]

Can you be an Elite Athlete and Vegan?

I am not vegan or vegetarian though admire people that are. Whenever I think about switching my lifestyle up I am surrounded by the question of how will I get enough nutrients. The biggest nutrient that vegan diets can potentially lack is protein- which can hinder muscle development. Vegan … [Read more...]

Is Fresh The Best?

Plant Fruit Berry (c) PXHERE CC 1.0 I have always had a preconception fresh vegetables and fruits are the healthiest options. Though I never really questioned this, I mainly tried incorporating fresher options into my diet. However, through taking a foods course, I learned canned and dried … [Read more...]

The Dozenal System: Part Four- Stuck with Base 10

In this part of my blog series on the dozenal system, I will talk about how we almost had a chance to use the dozenal system, and why, unfortunately, we likely never will. Before you read this, I suggest checking out the first three parts of this blog series here, here and here. Whenever i go the … [Read more...]

The Dozenal System: Part 3- How do you count?

In this part of my blog series on the dozenal system, I will talk about both small and large number counting in the dozenal system, and how we can still count on our hands in the dozenal system. Before you read this, I suggest checking out the first two parts of this blog series here and here. In … [Read more...]