Monthly Archives: November 2016

Gratitude List (Nov. 23 – 29)

Communicating with my elected officials Shopping at Chris Supply Rest during Thanksgiving Break Being invited to a friend’s for Thanksgiving Meeting new friends at Thanksgiving Great food at Thanksgiving Watching the Steelers win Playing with and cuddling our friend’s dogs … Continue reading

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Gratitude List (Nov. 16 – 22)

Passing the “final punch list” for our siding project to the contractor Good food and conversation at Physics Lunch Club (Nov. 16) Our new lab computer is fully operational Our lab’s temperature monitor is fully operational The lab plumbing will … Continue reading

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Stars on the Flag: 61

For an explanation of this post and the origin of these designs, see the Introduction. The recent vote of Washington, DC to petition to become a state has inspired me to start publishing these again. We would a need flag … Continue reading

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Gratitude List (Nov. 2 – 15)

Since I did not publish a list last week, I am posting a double-length one today. I voted early Physics Lunch Club (Nov. 2) My students are starting to assemble parts for our next lab project We now have a … Continue reading

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Help Me Turn a UFO into an IFO, Part 2

The UFO we saw from the badlands may have been identified. At the suggestion of my colleagues in Atmospheric Science, I contacted the Rapid City National Weather Service office to ask if what we saw could have been a weather … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Oct. 26-Nov. 1)

Having more material prepared for class than I needed (Oct. 26) Friends to call in time of need Getting my homework solutions to my graders sooner than I usually do. Learning a few things about how purchasing works on our … Continue reading

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