A Little Premature

For this month #Architalks post, well let's be honest, this is really the December and January post, we were tasked with the subject of "New year, New______".  So I have spent the last month and a half or so pondering what I was going to come up with for this one. You see, I don't …

Citizen Architect

It almost sounds like the title to a politically charged action thriller. Well, almost.  This month's #ArchiTalks subject, and an interesting one at that. The American Institute of Architects defines "Citizen Architect" as one who uses his/her insights, talents, training, and experience to contribute meaningfully, beyond self, to the improvement of the community and human condition. …

Father, Husband, Architect – typically in that order

It's Labor Day, the unofficial end to summer; And to be honest, this year, I'm glad it's over.  I'm not sure if it was the stress from a couple of the projects I was working on, the heat from a relentless Texas summer, or the brand new experience of kidney stones that made this a …

Summer Vacation

After finishing all the years of school, I figured that summer vacations would be a thing of the past. Vacations could happen anytime of year and I could go wherever I wanted. Then I got married to a teacher and had a couple of kids.  Welcome to a permanent school schedule. Oh yeah, then I …

I am in

Three little words, that's all you get. Another #ArchiTalks blog is upon us and this time the challenge Bob has put forth is to come up with your three favorite words. There has already been a debate as to whether or not that meant your favorite three word phrase or three individual words. Since no one is …