Mr Glasses Cabbages

Today I spoke to my toughest crowd – a group of 7th graders during a career education class (and my son was in the crowd – yikes). …keep reading

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Like most issues, why can’t we find balance? The reason for one side of an issue is often due to the excesses of the other. It’s cyclical, it’s annoying. Taking an extreme position is all too common and in most cases unnecessary.

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I often hear from others (and shamefully myself) the phrase “y’know someone ought to ______.”

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new, important + wise

3 January 2014

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Welcome to 2014. How did you spend your first day back at work? keep reading…

i made it [market]

26 November 2013

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This past Saturday my family went to the “I Made It Market” in Pittsburgh as our weekend adventure. …keep reading

make a difference…to one

22 November 2013

Career Fair Letter Edit

I spoke at a career fair at my high school last week. They ask me to come back each year and I talk mostly about architecture and very little about me. The students sent me wonderful thank you letters. Surprise–this made me think.

I write and I rant, I comment and I complain.
I post and I preach, sometimes I talk and I teach.

I love this profession; I love architecture.

This event taught me; make a difference, to someone. It’s worth it.

take my ball and go home

11 November 2013

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I was reminded last week through a local newspaper article about a sense of absolutes (i.e. my way or the highway) when it comes to new development projects in architecture. For someone who believes in absolutes, I try to find balance when it comes to my position on most issues.

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