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Gratitude (Apr. 11 – 17)

Our final regular band rehearsal before our concert went well My wife planted peas on our garden, and we already have garlic and green onion sprouts While I am not pleased about the forecast storm for Apr. 13 because I … Continue reading

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Gratitude List (Mar. 28 – Apr. 10)

Our final faculty candidate’s visit Tentative plans for dinner with friends Good session of a workshop about making learning more inclusive Editing one of my collaboration’s entry on Wikipedia Important discussions with my department chair Being well prepared for my … Continue reading

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Speaking at The March For Science

I will be the featured speaker at the Rapid City March for Science! I’m accepting suggestions for what to (or not to) say.

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Gratitude List (Mar. 21 – 27)

Meeting new faculty candidates Defrosting and re-organizing our chest freezer Rehearsing my upcoming talk with my group My wife is very loving, understanding, and patient with me Dying eggs and discussing the Sermon on the Mount at The Well Catching … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Mar. 7 – 20)

Being able to drive my wife home from the airport Meeting with a student via videoconference Getting some e-mails answered Giving a tour of my lab to a group of high school students, some of whom seemed genuinely interested Interview … Continue reading

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Want encouragement about the younger generation?

Be a judge at the High Planes Regional Science and Engineering Fair, which will be held on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 in the King Center at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. Judge Registration Deadline March 21, 2018. I have … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Feb. 28 – Mar. 6)

Overcoming some technical difficulties with delivering my midterm Good conversation with a student Another student made some needed plots quite quickly. Small but good IV Prayer meeting Doing a load of laundry Helping my wife cook a lot of good … Continue reading

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A Little Fun for Cat People and Brass Players

This kitty decides to chill in his human’s Euphonium and becomes the mute for his brass instrument. Kazuhiro’s cat is quite fascinated by the shape of the instrument and goes in there to see if it’d fit. Turns out it’s a purrfect fit!”If … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Feb. 21-27)

A fun location for our collaboration photo Safe and sufficiently punctual flights to Austin Successfully navigating to our hotel Comfortable hotel room with a good view Happy hour with colleagues after the first day of collaboration meeting Successfully navigating my … Continue reading

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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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