- Physics Lunch Club at Millstone (Sep. 28)
- Contractors called me back after several messages
- Electrician finished running new coaxial cables into our house
- My wife’s help clearing the office for the cable installation
- Deeply informative presentation on generational poverty (Sep. 29)
- Dinner with a good friend
- Listing to Itzhak Perlman speak and play at the Civic Center (Sep. 29)
- Started packing for our upcoming trip
- Our house is fully wrapped in insulation and Tyvek
- The new siding for our house has arrived!
- A friend gave me a ride to a dark sky star party at Sheep Mountain Table with the Black Hills Astronomical Society
- I took some beautiful photographs of the scenery
- We had good weather that allowed us to see all the stars in the Little Dipper and the Milky Way
- I saw Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune through telescopes. That was my first time seeing Neptune with my own eyes!
- I also saw the Owl Cluster, M31, M33, M110, M57, the Swan Nebula, and many others.
- The group was very friendly and welcoming to me.
- Good discussion at The Well about grief and rights of passage
- Playing with our youngest member at the Well. She actually looked like she would cry when I got up from her blanket!
- Getting prepared for class in less time than I expected (Oct. 2)
- Overnight rain watering our garden (Oct. 2)
- Good meeting about hardware problems in my equipment
- Good practice in band sectionals and getting to know the other tuba players a little better
- Starting to plan my class for Wed.
What I Have Read in 2017
Books I am ReadingReaching Students: What Research Says about Effective Instruction in Undergraduate Science and Engineeringby Linda Kober
To Read Next
My Blogging Inspirations and Influences
- Washington State Democratic Party - Did Washington state's Dino Rossi really want new homes for unwed mothers?
- National Taxpayers Union - Do Trump tariffs cost more than Affordable Care Act taxes?
- National Republican Congressional Committee - Washington's Kim Schrier is no Bernie Sanders, nor is her health plan his
- 2007 CGSA Camping Trip
- 2008 CGSA Camping Trip
- Adventures in Japan 2014
- Being a Christian Physicist
- Blows to my patriotism
- BMENS: Biological Macro-Evolution by Natural Selection
- Creation Care
- Creative Writing
- Election 2008
- Election 2010
- Election 2012
- Election 2016
- Favorite Companion
- Fun with Flags
- Italy 2006
- Kyoto 2012
- Moving from CA to OH
- Moving from IN to IL
- Moving from OH to IN
- Our Congregation
- Practical Benefits of Particle Physics
- Tales of the Weird
- Weinland Park