# Sunday, 05 February 2017

2/5
Today I am grateful for checks and balances and those who believe in them.

2/4
Today I am grateful for a trip to Milwaukee, including a visit to the Milwaukee Art Museum yesterday.

2/3
Today I am grateful for a chance to spend time alone with those I care about.

2/2
Today I am grateful for high productivity days.

2/1
Today I am grateful to the countless immigrants and children of immigrants who contributed to the greatness of my country.

1/30
Today I am grateful for good dental care, good dental insurance, and healthy teeth.

1/29
Today I am grateful for a Microsoft party last night at Shedd Aquarium.

1/28
Today I am grateful I was able to attend Pam's funeral yesterday with Jim and his family.

1/27
Today I am grateful to Sara for driving me from San Francisco to Oregon yesterday.

1/26
Today I am grateful for all the crap I threw away yesterday when going through boxes in my closet.

1/25
Today I am grateful to Dan for driving down to Champaign on his own time yesterday to help me help out me and some professors.

1/24
Today I am grateful for a number of successful meetings with university professors.

1/23
Today I am grateful for my new MacBook Pro.

1/22
Today I am grateful to attend a Webb Wilder concert in Chicago last night.

1/21
Today I am grateful for how much better my life is - in almost every way - than it was a decade ago.

1/20
Today I am grateful I was able to get a last-minute ticket to the Microsoft Tech Summit at McCormick Place this week.

1/19
Today I am grateful for the wonderful imagination of Neil Gaiman.

1/18
Today I am grateful for -a record crowd at the Wisconsin .NET User Group last night -Hao helping me tweak my Angular presentation yesterday

1/17
Today I am grateful for lunch with Brian yesterday.

1/16
Today I am grateful to see Buddy Guy in concert last night at his own club - Buddy Guy's Legends.

1/15
Today I am grateful we made it home safely after a long drive yesterday.

1/14
Today I am grateful to all who have built the #CodeMash conference and made it such a great event.

1/13
Today I am grateful for: -Visiting a Japanese steakhouse with my team -An evening at a waterpark

1/12
Today I am grateful for the overwhelming generosity of the tech community.

1/11
Today I am grateful for friends who want to help and support one another when tragedy strikes.

1/10
Today I am grateful for: -A return to #MIGANG last night -Driving 400 miles in an SUV with 7 smart people -Jason driving our excess luggage to Sandusky, OH.

1/9
Today I am grateful to find time to get together on a very busy Sunday.

1/8
Today I am grateful for a full day with Tim Giard.

1/7
Today I am grateful for an evening at Second City with Tim Giard.

1/6
Today I am grateful for my first presentation of 2017 last night.

1/5
Today I am grateful for the infinite possibilities of 2017!

1/4
Today I am grateful for a desire to continually learn new things.

1/3
Today I am grateful for: -An evening spent browsing in a Lincoln Square book store -Finally seeing Rogue One last night

1/2
Today I am grateful for -a night at the movies watching La La Land -unexpected free parking when I exited the structure last night