# Sunday, 06 December 2015

12/6
Today I am grateful for:
-Watching the Big10 Championship Game in Indianapolis with college friends last night.
-A Spartan victory and championship
-Post-game drinks with friends from Cincinnati
-A chance to see Nick's team play at Northwestern yesterday afternoon.

12/5
Today I am grateful for a walk around downtown Chicago yesterday with Nick​.

12/4
Today I am grateful to see Nick and his new team in Milwaukee yesterday.

12/3
Today I am grateful that someone found my ID card that has been lost for weeks.

12/2
Today I am grateful for:
-Breakfast with Mike
-Coffee with Patty
-An afternoon and evening at the University of Cincinnati

12/1
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 6:28am EST
David Giard updated his status.
Today I am grateful for dinner in northern Kentucky last night with David, Sue, and Debora.

11/30
Today I am grateful for
-The hospitality and generosity of Sherree and Doug.
-A week with my family in Michigan.

11/29
Today I am grateful for a day in East Lansing seeing old friends and watching the Spartans dominate.

11/28
Today I am grateful for yesterday afternoon with my mother.

11/27
Today I am grateful for:
-A Lions game (my first-ever Thanksgiving game) with my 2 brothers and my son Tim
-Thanksgiving dinner with all my siblings, their spouses, and their kids.

11/26
Today I am grateful for an afternoon at the Art Institute of Chicago.

11/25
Today I am grateful for a double cheeseburger (cheezborger cheezborger), a coke (no Pepsi), and chips (no fries) at the Billy Goat Tavern yesterday.

11/24
Today I am grateful for an afternoon exploring Chicago neighborhoods with Dan.

11/23
Today I am grateful for:
-My brother finally arriving in Chicago after flight cancellations
-An excellent hackathon at Northwestern
-A very funny show at Second City last night.

11/22
Today I am grateful for a second Spartan victory over a top-4 team this week - this time in football! #GoGreen

11/21
Today I am grateful for a snowy evening with Kate.

11/20
Today I am grateful for a chance to teach a workshop in Evanston last night and students who are eager to learn.

11/19
Today I am grateful for:
-My first time speaking at the Chicago .NET User Group in Downers Grove.
-The stranger who gave me a ride from the gas station yesterday, so I wouldn't be late for my meeting

11/18
Today I am grateful to watch the Champions Classic basketball games (MSU defeated Kansas; Kentucky defeated Duke) at the United Center last night.

11/17
Today I am grateful that I finally got my car repaired. It has been randomly stalling for months.

11/16
Today I am grateful for an amazing day yesterday:
-A visit with my mother
-Dinner with my nieces
-Mass at 150-year-old St. Mary's Church
-Lunch in Greektown
-A drive around Belle Isle
-Cruising down Lake Shore Drive in Grosse Pointe
-A First Class upgrade on my flight home

11/15
Today I am grateful for:
-A chance to deliver the keynote presentation at Detroit Dev Day yesterday morning.
-Dinner with Jay and J. last night.

11/14
Today I am grateful to the organizers and volunteers of the St. Louis Day of .NET - great conference!

11/13
Today I am grateful to meet up with old friends.

11/12
Today I am grateful for:
-Time with William Fink and Michele Gardiner-Fink
-A trip to the top of the St. Louis arch with Jennifer Marsman

11/11
Today I am grateful to all this nation's veterans, especially my Dad.

11/10
Today I am grateful for the energy I gather from the local startup community.

11/9
Today I am grateful that much of my job is stuff that I would be doing anyway.

11/8
Today I am grateful for a chance to edit months worth of photographs yesterday.

11/7
Today I am grateful to turn off my alarm and pay off some sleep debt last night.

11/6
Today I am grateful for:
-a visit to the Denver Art Museum
-a Nuggets game at the Pepsi Center last night

11/5
Today I am grateful that the back pain I experienced yesterday is almost completely gone this morning.

11/4
Today I am grateful for a few days in San Francisco - one of the great cities of the US.

11/3
Today I am grateful for:
-Lunch with Jerry and Jenelle yesterday
-Watching the Warriors - Grizzlies game live in Oakland last night.

11/2
Today I am grateful for:
-a visit with Sharon and her family last night
-a Raiders game at the Coliseum yesterday

Sunday, 06 December 2015 20:28:11 (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)