- 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 commencement
- Learning more about the life of Calvin Coolidge from the commencement speaker
- Seeing one of our Physics majors graduate in the commencement
- Talking with colleagues before and after the commencement
- Taking my bike to the bike shop for an end-of-year overhaul
- Powerful discussion of the Christmas story in Luke, Isaiah 9:2-7, and II Kings 2:19-22 at The Well
- Seeing our friend’s baby in the Sanford Lab onesie we bought for her
- Giving a gingerbread house kit we won at a gift exchange to a friend’s daughter
- “People puppy chow” from a friend
- Lots of Christmas cards from friends and family
- Birthday messages for me in electronic and paper form.
- Cleaning out our refrigerators
- Finished packing for our Christmas trip
- Our airport shuttle was early and got us to the airport with enough time to board our flight
- Despite an unusually large amount of traffic, many people in wheelchairs, and being short staffed, we were able to get though security in plenty of time for our flight.
- We had an uneventful and almost on-time flight to our Christmas vacation destination.
Books I am ReadingReaching Students: What Research Says about Effective Instruction in Undergraduate Science and Engineeringby Linda Kober
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My Blogging Inspirations and Influences
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- Chris Murphy - House GOP health care bill would cause 14 million to lose insurance next year, says Chris Murphy
- Donald Trump - Trump says illegal immigration at southern border is down 61 percent since Election Day
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