# Sunday, 06 April 2014

4/6
Today I am grateful for students who are so passionate about learning that they are willing to stay up all night finishing a cool project.

4/5
Today I am grateful for those people with the talent, time and willingness to work to make outstanding movies for me to enjoy.

4/4
Today I am grateful for the amazing tools I work with every day.

4/3
Today I am grateful for all the time I spent with my son this week while he was in town.

4/2
Today I am grateful that I'm getting paid to watch the #BLDWIN keynote address.

4/1
Today I am grateful for this sunburn and this cold and this back pain and this heartache and a sleepless night and my inability to stop breaking wind.

3/31
Today I am grateful I am taking my son to his first Detroit Tigers Opening Day!

3/30
Today I am grateful I was able to spend time last night with old friends I hadn't seen in years - Pat and Joe in the early evening; and John and Melissa after dinner.

3/29
Today I am grateful for all those who donated their time to host a local edition of the Global Windows Azure Boot Camp all over the world.

3/28
Today I am grateful for the dozens of people who gave up their evenings to hear me speak in Bloomington, Cincinnati, Dayton, and Columbus this week.

3/27
Today I am grateful for lunch with friends yesterday and a great turnout at the Dayton .NET Developers Group last night.

3/26
Today I am grateful for

  1. Lunch with Barry Fridley, whom I haven't seen in years.
  2. A great audience at the Cincinnati .NET User Group last night.
  3. Going to the pub with the local Cinci devs.
  4. Hanging out with Nino late into the night.

3/25
Today I am grateful for the hospitality and generosity of Nino Benvenuti and his wife Shannon.

3/24
Today I am grateful that I spent nearly all my waking hours yesterday with my son.

3/23
Today I am grateful for excellent community events like #GrDevDay and for those work to put them on.

3/22
Today I am grateful that Lino told me he looks forward to my daily gratitude posts.

3/21
Today I am grateful for a long phone call with my sister, who I only see every few months.

3/20
Today I am grateful that the Great Lakes Area .NET User Group is still going strong years after I stepped away from leading it.

3/19
Today I am grateful for my first nerd lunch in a long time. It was good to see everyone again.

3/18
Today I am grateful for a few days at home before I hit the road again.

3/17
Today I am grateful for the Michigan State Spartans, who won a Big 10 basketball championship game in Indianapolis, just like the MSU football team in November!

3/15
Today I am grateful that, even though I am only home for a few hours, I get to spend much of it with my son.

3/14
Today I am grateful to #VSLive for inviting me to speak here. I had a great time!

3/13
Today I am grateful for 11 hours sleep and no morning commitments.

3/12
Today I am grateful for those who trust me enough to share their secrets with me..

3/11
Today I am grateful for a few days in the desert to recover from a brutal Michigan winter.

3/10
Today I am grateful that I am on my way to VSLive for the first time.

3/9
Today I am grateful I was finally able to resolve my e-mail client issues of the past week.

3/8
Today I am grateful for all this great recorded music from which I can choose.

3/7
Today I am grateful for a large and enthusiastic crowd for my presentation in Chicago last night.

3/6
Today I am grateful for the cartoonist Herge and the pleasure his character Tintin brought to so many of his fans, including me.

3/5
Today I am grateful for a packed room at the Findlay Area .NET User Group last night and for the the guy in the front row who helped me troubleshoot my failing demo.

3/4
Today I am grateful for my 8 apps that were approved for the Windows 8 and Windows Phone store this past week.

3/3
Today I am grateful for the 12 books I sold on eBay this weekend.

3/2
Today I am grateful for all the kind birthday wishes yesterday.

3/1
Today I am grateful I made it safely to Columbus last night, despite driving while exhausted.