**Amusements**

So you, too, like fruitcake?—Robert Walser upon being

introduced
to Lenin, in Zurich between the wars.

Here is a link to a page
devoted to some genealogical amusements.

Here is a link (alas, not
updated as frequently as IÕd like to) to a page with a few of my essays.

Here is a link to a page
devoted to some of youthful indiscretions.

Answer: Antarctica Journal of Mathematics
and Rejecta Mathematica. Question: What
are the two best journals in the world, Alex?

Here is a link devoted to
"real life" stories, from the trenches
of the academy.

Here is a link to sunrise
and sunset times all over the world (and a pile of other interesting stuff
as well).

Here is a link to a map of
all the U.S.
counties I've visited, an almost perfectly ironic page!

Here is a .pdf version of The Little
Giants Math Book, a booklet I wrote on how to succeed in a college
mathematics course.

Here is an explanation of why men shouldn't write advice columns.

Da Yoopers Musical Comedy Show;
this is truly inexplicable.

My mathematical grandfather is J.H. *Conway*.
So is this
video by *Conway*
Twitty a coincidence? I donÕt think so.

Here is a link to a page with pointers to some of the websites I like.

Follow this link to find a list of all the
species of birds I've seen in or from my yards i.e., my so-called
"yard lists". You will also find photographs of some of these birds.

Finally, I note that I used to teach at
Wabash, which is, of course, an all-male college, so I've included this brief video explaining the subtleties of all-male
education, which, surprisingly, I think, seem to be beyond the ken of many
academics.