# Sunday, 01 May 2016

5/1
Today I am grateful for a chance to be part of the Chicago Code Camp keynote yesterday.

4/30
Today I am grateful for:
-My first experience at a FIRST Robotics competition.
-An upgraded flight home last night.

4/29
Today I am grateful for an upgraded hotel room and my first taste of Peruvian food.

4/28
Today I am grateful:
-for dinner last night with Nick, Kathy, and Rick.
-that I arrived safely in St. Louis, despite a rocky start to my trip.
-to Nick for driving me to and from the airport last night.

4/27
Today I am grateful for a hot sauna at the end of a long day.

4/26
Today I am grateful for post-meetup drinks last night with a bunch of JavaScript developers I just met.

4/25
Today I am grateful for breakfast on my balcony in my pajamas.

4/24
Today I am grateful to spend time with Nick and Adriana in Chicago this weekend.

4/23
Today I am grateful for:
-Lunch in the South Loop with Scott yesterday
-Dinner in ChinaTown with Nick and Adriana last night

4/22
Today I am grateful for the variety of people I meet every day.

4/21
Today I am grateful for this view.
ChicagoSkyline (1)
ChicagoSkyline (2)
ChicagoSkyline (3)
ChicagoSkyline (4)

4/20
Today I am grateful to attend the AWS Summit yesterday with Brian and Kevin.

4/19
Today I am grateful that I got my car back with a repaired fender.

4/18
Today I am grateful to sit out on my balcony last night sipping a cocktail and enjoying a warm breeze.

4/17
Today I am grateful for a drink and some beer cheese soup last night with Katie, Justin, and Shira.

4/16
Today I am grateful for:
-Lunch at Wildberry with a bunch of folks from the dev community
-Dinner at a Columbian steakhouse in Lakeview.

4/15
Today I am grateful to see Johnny Clegg in concert last night, after 30+ years as a fan.

4/14
Today I am grateful for lunch with Nonnie yesterday.

4/13
Today I am grateful to get together with my team yesterday, which doesn't happen often enough.

4/12
Today I am grateful that all these family photos are now hanging on the walls of my new apartment.

4/11
Today I am grateful that my taxes are filed.

4/10
Today I am grateful for:
-The opportunity to deliver the keynote presentation at the Tech In 2016 conference yesterday.
-A front-row ticket to see Marshall Crenshaw last night.

4/9
Today I am grateful I was able to track down all my missing tax forms yesterday.

4/8
Today I am grateful for my new cuff links - the first I've received in years!

4/7
Today I am grateful for the power of ibuprofen.

4/6
Today I am grateful for dinner last night with Shelly and her family.

4/5
Today I am grateful to Brian for helping me prepare my upcoming presentation on Virtualization Containers.

4/4
Today I am grateful that I've been able to make it to the gym almost every day for the past 3 months.