Walking between the parking lot and my office today, I watched a blue heron take flight out of Little Lake (so named to avoid confusion with Lake Yosemite, which is right next to campus -- yes, I know, it's tough.)
This morning, I arranged for a faculty member to provide comments on a story about evaporation of irrigation water increasing temperatures in the Valley.
At lunchtime, I took some photos of our congressman visiting with students and got to hear his recollections about bringing the campus to our town.
This afternoon, I'm proofing the virtual tour I wrote the copy and selected the photos for, editing an article about a professor who studies how children ask questions of adults (3 questions every 2 minutes, and yes, I'll vouch for that), and wrote a brief about another professor who will be studying the evolution of shell loss in sea hares. That's a kind of sea slug. See, the things I learn?
I so love my job and never want to leave it. Praying praying praying ...