Monthly Archives: December 2016

Gratitude List (Dec. 21-27)

​Good food at many places Taco place open late Finding clothes Buying cards for next year Writing year-end cards for this year Writing our year-end letter Finding good pictures for the letter Warm weather Missing the blizzard in Rapid City … Continue reading

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Apollo 8: Christmas at the Moon

Christmas Eve, 1968. As one of the most turbulent, tragic years in American history drew to a close, millions around the world were watching and listening as the Apollo 8 astronauts – Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders – … Continue reading

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Gratitude List (Dec. 14-20)

Successfully submitting my grades for the semester. Getting the bathroom cleaned and ready for guests after being sick Feeling fully recovered after my illness Getting updates about electing our new Spokesperson on DUNE (Dec. 16) Safely driving to the winter … Continue reading

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Remembering John Glenn: Astronaut, Christian, Science Advocate

Glenn was not alone. Other astronauts, including the members of the Apollo 8 crew on the first mission to circumnavigate the Moon, and Buzz Aldrin, the second human to set foot on it, were moved toward profound worship by what … Continue reading

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Gratitude List (Dec. 7-13)

Being married for 7 years! (Dec. 12) Knowing my history well enough to understand why the flags were flying at half-mast on Wed. (Dec. 7) Walking to lunch with colleagues (Dec. 7) Getting necessary safety information about our lab UV … Continue reading

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Gratitude List (Nov. 30 – Dec. 6)

Being able to write in this blog from the same Entertainment PC on which I watch and record TV. Beautiful Holiday Concert from SDSM&T (Dec. 3) Donating an unneeded grill to a good cause Donating a gift card An Environmental … Continue reading

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Yelp Includes Bike Parking!

Looks like I’ll be using Yelp more often now. In 2015, Yelp incorporated bike parking into reviews. There was no fanfare, but it is a big deal. Source: Yelp is on its way | PeopleForBikes

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