Tag Archives: Encouragement

Gratitude (Sep. 6 – 12)

Being informed of and correcting a small problem in our experimental electronics. The data from the new setup looks like it should Finding and correcting a mathematical error in our proposal before we submitted it. Finishing all of my assigned … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Aug. 30 – Sep. 5)

Helping my wife buy exercise equipment and make space for it. Unpacking and/or removing several boxes left from our move Preparing to donate some of the things we unpacked Drafting an important letter Working with a colleague on a puzzle … Continue reading

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Gratitude (July 18 – Aug. 8, 2017)

This summer has been busy, so I haven’t been writing as much as I would like, but here I am now with a three-week gratitude list. A wound on my hand seems to be healing well Quick medical appointment to … Continue reading

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Gratitude (July 11 – July 17)

New shoelaces to replace my fraying old ones. Participating in the Downtown Master Plan open house (July 11) Community meal with friends Playing trains with the daughter of the community meal hosts Watching videos with her Physics lunch club at … Continue reading

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Gratitude (July 5 – July 11)

Our electrician removed unneeded cables from our house Important conversation with a colleague Having a job flexible enough for me to attend the town hall meeting by our lone Congressional representative Kristi Noem Enough interest to pack the town hall … Continue reading

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Gratitude (June 28 – July 4)

Rain for our garden (June 28) Watching Red Green with my wife Learning more about how to power the department telescope without an electrical outlet July 3 and 4 off from work Deciding on a cloud backup for our computers My wife’s … Continue reading

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Gratitude List: Wichita (June 11 – June 16)

We have and will be traveling a lot this summer. This list is about my trip to Wichita State University for a NOvA Collaboration Meeting. For the photographs at the Cosmosphere, I sometimes couldn’t get far enough away from the … Continue reading

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Gratitude List: Prague (May 31 – June 10)

The next few Gratitude Lists are arranged by locations rather than dates. We have and will be traveling a lot this summer. This list is about our trip to Prague, where I presented on DUNE at the 15th Conference on … Continue reading

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Gratitude (May 24 – 30)

Useful training on online student feedback forms My wife mailing gifts I bought on my trip to friends Setting up my rehearsal talk to prepare for an upcoming conference Useful phone meetings (May 25) An important meeting with a student … Continue reading

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Gratitude (May 10 – 16)

Finished grading final exams for my class! Entered the final grades for my class Skype conversation with a colleague about a great app that I will probably write more about soon. Skype conversation with a good friend Helping my wife … Continue reading

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