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Gratitude (Feb. 14 – 20)

Voting early Meeting with and helping a graduate student progress Making dinner for my wife and myself. Brass sectionals in University Band Inclusion Committee Meeting was short but useful Interesting and fun simulation of cross-cultural difficulties at the Rapid City … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Feb. 7 – 13)

Attending the latest “coffee with planners” of Rapid City Short but good conversation with a friend (Feb. 7) Good video conversation with a friend via the internet Being back in band after my trip Good food, conversation, and friends at … Continue reading

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I voted Yes

I voted early today in favor of the water rate changes for Rapid City. I’m happy to discuss why if you contact me privately.

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Gratitude (Jan. 31 – Feb. 6)

Being able to do laundry on my trip The view of Geneva from the towers of the Cathedral St. Pierre Delicious cheese fondue for the collaboration dinner Visiting the prototype DUNE detectors Time to explore Geneva before I returned home … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Jan. 24 – 30)

The life and influence of my friend and teacher Craig Lehmeier Fun band rehearsal I was well-prepared for class My new lunch experiment (reuben wrap with homemade sauerkraut) seems to be working well. Calling in to a meeting where my … Continue reading

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Craig

Craig married my grade school and high school band director Pam in 1993. He was a musician (clarinet player) and band director too, and he sometimes substituted for her. They were a musical team with a lasting influence on many … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Jan. 17 – 23, 2017)

Ordering cake for my birthday party Helping someone in the grocery store My work laptop repairs are finally finished! Longer term planning for my class Dinner with my wife at a nice restaurant Organizing the vote to choose our next … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Dec. 13, 2017 – Jan. 16, 2018)

Having my boot zipper fixed quickly and affordably Big group for Physics Lunch Club at Mongolian Grill A former student visiting for Lunch Club Seeing Neither Wolf Nor Dog at The Elks Being married for 8 years All of the … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Dec. 6 – 12)

Learning how to improve the sound quality and crop some of my video recordings My interview with SDPB is online The people who have complimented me or otherwise responded positively to the interview Booking the venue for an upcoming celebration … Continue reading

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South Dakota’s First Physics PhDs! 

On Saturday, Dec. 16, I will have the honor of being the Physics Department representative at the graduation ceremony where we will officially confer the first Physics Ph.D. in our school’s history and one of the first two in the … Continue reading

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