Homecoming Memories

The idea of homecoming is sure to conjure up all sorts of high school memories.  The huge mums, I saw some at a store recently and couldn't believe that they have actually become that big; the garters, I think they have become as big as mums used to be, that awkward high school dance, and …

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Starlight, moonlight – tick tock

I've really only worked for 4 different firms in my career, and 3 of them had pretty much the same philosophy about moonlighting.  As long as it doesn't compete with the types of projects the firm does, than by all means, knock yourself out.  The 4th firm I was with was during undergrad and if I …

A Few Reminders

I work in the world of commercial architecture.  Whether it is a big or small project, the client usually has a pretty good idea of what they want in the end.  In fact they've typically been through this entire process a few times before.  They know the contracts involved, they've seen a set of construction …

You do you

Maybe I've been listening to way to much pop music when I came up with that title, but it seemed appropriate after I spent the last week trying to determine what I was going to write about.  And let me be totally honest from the beginning, I was not following my own advice up until.... …

An Afternoon Off?

In a completely unexpected way, a couple of days ago, I got the afternoon off from work.  Well, let me phrase a little more accurately.  I got the afternoon away from the office, not working on construction drawings or alternate product proposals from the contractor.  E-mails with clients and co-workers along with research for an …