I got this view from my room upon waking up this morning:
This is, I believe, the first time I've seen the Mississippi river.
Of course, I won't be seeing too much more of it (or the rest of New Orleans) today, as I'll be attending presentations all day long. On the schedule for the day is a talk on the Applied Math and Science Education Repository, a talk on promoting active learning in online environments, a talk on assessment techniques facutly can use in their courses, and many more. I'm looking forward to it!