Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Three Beautiful Things 01/19/10: Happy Birhday, Dell, Good Questions, Feeling Needed

1. Mom's birthday! We had a wonderful birthday talk on the phone. I'm happy to know that her birthday will last until Monday when Carol and Paul fix her a belated birthday dinner. It will mark "I Do! I Do!" having come to an end, too.

2. My students hung in there and, as a result of some research, posed some very good questions about nature in their first paper and I enjoyed having those questions out in the open during class.

3. Every once in a while my office hours is jammed with visitors -- as it was this evening -- and I had the rewarding feeling of genuinely being of help. Nothing compares.

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