### It Never Rains in Southern California

By Josh Feldman
A few months ago, I finally convinced my parents to get cable television for the first time.

### Arithmetic Formulas

By Stephen Meskin
As actuaries, we are all pretty good at plugging numbers into a formula and getting a result.

### The Not-So-Friendly Confines

By Josh Feldman
No one chooses to be a St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan.

### Goldilocks Numbers

By Stephen Meskin
A Goldilocks number is a number that is not too hard and not too easy: It is just right.

By Josh Feldman
I attended my high school reunion this past weekend and got a chance to catch up with a bunch of people I haven’t seen in decades.

### Finding Pentagons

By Stephen Meskin
In the world of polygons, there is only one type of triangle, three types of quadrilaterals, and almost a dozen types of pentagons.

By Josh Feldman
Growing up in the ’80s in St. Louis, radio was king. Before the iPod, YouTube, or even Napster, the best way to listen to music was on the radio.

### More Crossnumber Problems

By Stephen Meskin
Back by popular demand, we have a few crossnumber problems. These types of problems were introduced in this column in January/February 2019.

### Death by Quarters

By Josh Feldman
It’s been a rough couple of months for me—a running injury has prevented me from hitting the roads this winter. So while the running gang was out there hitting the pavement, I was stuck at home being a lazy bum.

### Urn Problems

By Stephen Meskin
Combinatorial problems are often posed using urns into which balls are placed and then withdrawn.