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2018 Year in Review

Whew! The last quarter of 2018 was a whirlwind! But I hung on, and am back for more in 2019. So to catch you up, here's a quick update:

I completed the capstone project for my master's degree. It was a major challenge, and I admit I was at times fearful that I wouldn't be able to do it. But do it I did, and I was thrilled to come out of it with a solid grade.

I was given some new opportunities at work. I was handed the company's most critical technology project, and tasked with getting it back on track, and delivered on time. While we did miss our deadline by a couple of weeks, the business signed off on the project and it is ready to go live.

BA World Chicago. Our team went on a quick trip to a conference in Chicago, where we got some great information from some prominent business analysts. We also had some Giordano's pizza, got to visit the 96th floor of the Hancock Building, and attended the musical "Hamilton".






Nephew #2 received his Eagle Award from the Boy Scouts of America. While I'm not a huge supporter of scouting, I was thrilled for him, and the growth he's made as he's worked towards this goal. I'm grateful I was able to attend.





Roosevelt Ward Girl's Night Reunion. In mid-December, several of us got together at our former Bishop's house to reunite for an evening. We looked through old photos, and gabbed for hours. It's such a blessing to still be in contact with all these ladies and know we're still strong in the gospel.



Inge and I were able to attend the Pink Martini Holiday concert at Abravanel Hall. It was great fun as always, and as a bonus, all the band members, musical guests including the Von Trapps!), and band leader Thomas Lauderdale signed my CD.









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