Tag Archives: Encouragement

Gratitude (Nov. 1 – 7)

Attending 3 of the faculty forums for SDSM&T Presidential candidates Good and short meeting about our department website Dinner with my wife before band rehearsal My wife auditioned for a solo in our upcoming concert My student returned safely from … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Oct. 18-24)

Making apple crisp with my wife for friends Good conversation and catching up with friends over dinner Good meeting with student Meeting a member of the band I had not met before Borrowing a piece of equipment from a colleague … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Oct. 11 – 17)

Donating blood on campus Important information at the departmental staff meeting Physics Lunch Club at Sumo Ordering for my wife because her previous meeting was running late Learning about the Society for Creative Anachronism in Rapid City Green Dot training … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Oct. 4 – 10)

Watching Star Trek: Discovery with friends Wobbly Table meeting (around a non-wobbly table) at the new Dunn Bros. location Starting latest batch of sauerkraut Helping my wife cook a delicious batch of tortellini soup Carrots and kale from our garden … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Sep. 27 – Oct. 3)

Successfully performing surgery on a cassette to splice broken tape and recover most of the contentEffectiveness and simplicity of noise reduction in Audacity Making important decisions about the Physics curriculum in the future Important discussion about the history of “The … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Sep. 20 – 26)

Physics lunch club at Kathmandu My wife’s flights back from Orlando were safe and punctual She received a ride home from a colleague Interesting discussion of one of the pieces in band rehearsal My flight to Minneapolis was safe and … Continue reading

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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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