1: Shear Labs members gather for dinner in celebration
of the defeat of the French army by Mexican troops on May 5,
1862 (as well as Richard Allen's successful defense of his dissertation
on April 26, 2005). (a) Rex enjoys (the photographer's) chips
while Ryan contemplates his margarita. (b) Ryan displays his
appreciation of Eric's auspicious comment. (c) Bryan attempts
to engage his advisor in scientific discussion. (d) Alison,
James, and Matt react to Richard's tall tale. (e) Jason, Carolyn,
and Zhou watch as Richard (center, with pirate-like scowl) claims
his parting gifts*.
Dana, we hope you're enjoying your new job!