November 23rd, 2011 by under Smith Life. No Comments.

‘Tis the season to be thankful for all we have, and I personally am thankful for too much to put into words. It’s been a great year+ back in DC, and I would never have been able to succeed without the love and support of my family.

While I’d love to blog about my family and Baxter, this is a Smith-themed experience and I think this space is better served by my version of “What I’m thankful for at Smith”:

  • I’m thankful for the friendships I’ve made at Smith, starting with team building at orientation and continuing through today.
  • I’m thankful for the opportunity to learn beside military and police veterans who risked their lives for our country and society.
  • I’m thankful for the opportunity to study in the DC area near almost all of my target employers.
  • I’m thankful for a faculty that does their part to improve Smith’s rankings, while also trying to become more avid members of the Smith community.
  • I’m thankful for the incredible staff throughout the Smith school – from Rudy’s to the MPO, they make our experience that much better.
  • Finally, I’m thankful for the opportunity to play a role in a Smith community that continues to evolve and improve.

Most of all, of course, I’m thankful for days with light traffic on I-395 so I can get home quickly to my wife and dog for dinner.