Forgotten Mistakes

I was sitting in a meeting the other day where everyone was asked what was on their minds about work, life, and architecture in general.  I looked around the room, and for a moment I didn't think anyone was going to give an answer.  It wasn't that anyone didn't have anything on their mind, it …

A winding path

In some regards my path to becoming an architect is what some would say, a pretty typical journey. In other ways though, the parts I don't typically talk about, it's definitely been a bit of a winding journey to get to where I currently find myself. This is the 41st blog post in the #Architalks …

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 …

Talk about a let down. Well Maybe…

Have you ever felt like the rewards just don't seem to be matching the effort? I have worked in the architecture industry professionally (if you count running errands in an office while a student intern, professional) for twelve years now. A lifetime in some professions, but still considered by many, the new kid on the …