# Monday, 05 September 2016

9/4
Today I am grateful for all the information and code samples available online.

9/3
Today I am grateful that my son Tim continues to make me proud 22 years after his birth. Happy birthday Tim!

9/2
Today I am grateful for the start of the college football season.

9/1
Today I am grateful we are finally starting to code this project we have been talking about for months.

8/31
Today I am grateful for students at Purdue last night who were eager to learn.

8/30
Today I am grateful for drinks with Kevin last night.

8/29
Today I am grateful for a visit to Jane Adams's Hull House at UIC yesterday.

8/28
Today I am grateful to attend the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio tour yesterday in Oak Park.

8/27
Today I am grateful that I have no overnight trips planned for the next 2 weeks.

8/26
Today I am grateful for meetings at Microsoft this week that addressed my number 1 concern: better communication.

8/25
Today I am grateful for a reception at the Purple Café in Bellevue last night.

8/24
Today I am grateful for the espresso machine in my kitchen.

8/23
Today I am grateful for a day at home to catch up on a hundred little things.

8/22
Today I am grateful for the flights of Wine at Andie's Mediterranean in Andersonville last night.

8/21
Today I am grateful for a visit to Madison, WI yesterday.

8/19
Today I am grateful for:
-Seeing the "America After the Fall" exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago
-Stumbling upon the "Chefs on the Grill" event at Millennium Park
-Dinner at Vapiano for the first time
-An apology from United Airlines

8/18
Today I am grateful for 2 days in Champaign, IL.

8/17
Today I am grateful to kick off this project at the University of Illinois.

8/16
Today I am grateful for sleep. Lots of sleep.

8/15
Today I am grateful for:
-a visit with my mother yesterday morning
-touring the MSU Museum & the Art Broad Museum in E. Lansing yesterday afternoon
-my first visit to the Journeyman Distillery in Three Oaks last night

8/14
Today I am grateful for dinner last night with my siblings and cousins.

8/13
Today I am grateful for 2 days in Minneapolis - one of my favourite cities.

8/12
Today I am grateful for:
-Help on my software project from Jeremy and Jon
-Attending a St. Paul Saints game last night

8/11
Today I am grateful for kind words by my boss during my annual review yesterday.

8/10
Today I am grateful to the organizers of #ThatConference for another great conference.

8/9
Today I am grateful for an excellent audience for my presentation yesterday at #ThatConference.

8/8
Today I am grateful to Ondrej for a ride to Wisconsin yesterday.