I grew up with a scrabble pro (mom) and a chess aficionado (dad). They ganged up on me to learn to play the piano.

How many syllables is dyscalculia? I counted six on the second line of LaRue’s haiku.

]]>and the dyscalculia sounds like me, up to a point. I also have a low level asperger’s, which means I count EVERYTHING, and that helps overcome the trouble remembering numbers.

But I agree, the minute I hit algebra and geometry in highschool I was utterly lost. It just seemed so silly to say a+b=c, when you could just SAY, 12 + 9= 21…and of course (and luckily) I married a math guy, so he does the fancy calculations.

And the last two on the list are mine, too. (someone has been studying us, havent they)

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