June 6, 2011

We took advantage of the Memorial Day weekend to take our first vacation with our four-month-old daughter – if you can really call any extended trip with an infant a vacation.  The logistics of...
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May 18, 2011

Large end-of-year design projects are a mainstay of architecture and engineering curriculum.  It's for good reason, in the real world you jump from project to project and usually juggle multiple...
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February 11, 2011

Last week Chicago suffered its greatest snowstorm since 1967.  High winds and thunder snow (no kidding) made the event seem apocalyptic.  The two day accumulation total was over 20”! At the...
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January 30, 2010

Makes for a nice song title, but in reality... Depends I suppose on your definition of the heavens. Anyone who has visited the beautiful alpine heights of Switzerland may argue that the...
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