This is personal, in the trenches, yet reluctance, reticence and avoidance are a few friends that tried to talk me out of another editorial post (some define as rant) to talk about topics that are often overlooked. Continue reading “live a mile in their shoes; another shade of empathy”
This was a debate I needed to get out of my head. Empathy, passion, determination, sacrifice are good things. Continue reading “leaders don’t use tissues”
I’m trying to make this interesting; bear with me.
As a kid growing up in the 1970s and 1980s I recall a fantastic campaign, teaching reading, writing, and arithmetic to children using songs and cleverly written videos. Continue reading “my hero c-of-o”
Converting a residential building to a commercial use gives me concern.
As usual I am writing as a reaction to the events that occur in my day-to-day life as an architect.
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.
Please pardon the break from my esoteric soap box to address something important that comes up often in my practice. I have slipped in a few sarcastic statements if you’d like to count them – consider it a game.