# Sunday, 07 May 2017

5/7
Today I am grateful for:
-My son Tim graduating from Indiana University yesterday
-Guy King concert last night at Buddy Guy's Legends with Kevin Remde

5/6
Today I am grateful for dinner last night with Ondrej and J.

5/5
Today I am grateful to complete all the paperwork on my car yesterday.

5/4
Today I am grateful for dinner with Hadi last night.

5/3
Today I am grateful for:
-dinner last night at Untitled Supper Club
-a chance to meet Java developers from all over the world

5/2
Today I am grateful for my first time speaking at GoTo Chicago

5/1
Today I am grateful for:
-My first visit to the Baha'i temple in Wilmette yesterday
-Drinks last night with Bryan and other out-of-state Azure experts planning a workshop in Chicago tomorrow.

4/30
Today I am grateful for dinner, drinks, and fellowship last night in Kalamazoo, MI with old friends - especially Jim Holmes.

4/29
Today I am grateful to complete a project yesterday working with an excellent startup for the past 2 months.

4/28
Today I am grateful for tacos 3 days in a row!

4/27
Today I am grateful for dinner last night at Mercadito with teammates from around the country.

4/26
Today I am grateful for an internal hackathon to practice writing a full application.

4/25
Today I am grateful for dinner last night with Shahed, Sarah, and Ross.

4/24
Today I am grateful for:
-breakfast yesterday with Derek
-lunch yesterday with Lee

4/23
Today I am grateful for:
-My first time speaking at the Twin Cities Code Camp
-My 5th time at the Global Azure Boot Camp

4/22
Today I am grateful for my new car.

4/21
Today, I am grateful to Dan, who delivered an excellent presentation on health care data yesterday at UIUC and made me look good for inviting him.

4/20
Today I am grateful to the organizers, volunteers, speakers, and panelists who made the first Chicago Machine Learning Venture Capital Summit a success.

4/19
Today I am grateful for my first workshop at DePaul University

4/18
Today I am grateful to Mike, Mitch, and Lance for organizing & speaking at the Visual Studio Best of Launch event yesterday.

4/17
Today I am grateful to have my sons in town for Easter weekend.

4/16
Today I am grateful that God sent his only son to redeem us all.

4/15
Today I am grateful for coffee with Dave and Bobbi this morning.

4/14
Today I am grateful to see Eric Church in concert last night.

4/13
Today I am grateful for 2 user groups in 1 night.

4/12
Today I am grateful for lunch with Hao yesterday.

4/11
Today I am grateful for:
-Dinner with Tim last night
-The mechanic who quickly fixed my car yesterday and only charged me $20.

4/10
Today I am grateful for a weekend mini-vacation in Madison, WI.

4/9
Today I am grateful for a walk and drive around Lake Mendota yesterday.

4/8
Today I am grateful for all the people I met at dinner last night in Madison.

4/7
Today I am grateful to those who taught me and inspired me to learn more and do more.

4/6
Today I am grateful to speak at MadDotNet for the first time yesterday.

4/5
Today I am grateful that there is always something new to learn.

4/4
Today I am grateful for lunch with Aalap yesterday.

4/3
Today I am grateful to spend the weekend in East Lansing with some of my oldest friends, celebrating Patrick's retirement.