One of our best graduate students, Andy Fullerton, who sometimes comments on this blog, just finished his Ph.D. and is off to a tenure-track job at Oklahoma State University. While we're all happy for him, we'll miss having him around. Though... it will save me some money. He routinely cleaned me out in our poker games. At times he would guess what I was holding, and he was almost always right. Good luck Andy!
My thirteen-year-old graduates from middle school this next week, and Cathy and I are *so* not ready for him to be in high school.
Today's grace: This morning I was walking by Floyd, and I happened to notice a tiny speck on his forehead. For whatever reason it caught my attention, and, sure enough, it was a tick. (Read: potential for Lyme disease). They are easy to remove, if you notice them.