Exchange with Mike Huffman on saving energy by dimming lights
(Campus was trying to save energy by installing dimmer lights)

With little complaint we've been squished
Into much less space than we've wished.
It used to be cheery,
Now it's just eerie.
Please have pity on us, be canny
Get some light into our little cranny!



Got your request
We're doing our best
One of these nights
They will finish the lights
Then with a grin
I'll bring them back in
And illuminate your space once again.



Thanks Mike! Things now again are right
Our lab and lives are filled with light!
Even those with aging eyes can see
Where those tiny bits of tissue be.
We can fill and aim our glass pipette
To learn how cells our hearing beget.


Late 1990's(?)

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