Monthly Archives: November 2013

A Story from long ago… an alternative thanksgiving.

I always write a different version of the alternative thanksgiving story every year. Here is another version that might be a short little read. Turk and I met in the first grade. Since his last name was Byrd and mine … Continue reading

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Direction, not Impression

I had the privilege to speak to a small group of students during what is called HRCS (Honors Residential College Seminar). This is what I introduced to the group, and then some highlights from the discussion. I opened the discussion … Continue reading

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All in the Frame of Mind

We have a dilemma. Apparently multi-tasking is not so great to many people. But why? Why do people view this method of thinking, of doing unfavorably? Is it the distrust and fear of the unknown? Is it jealousy? Is it … Continue reading

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Rebels of the Resistance

Why do I resist change? The me of my high school would not have been able to understand the me of my Master’s program. Not only from a vocabulary standpoint but also from enthusiasm. I went through the motions of … Continue reading

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The Perception of Creativity

My Creativity: Just to be clear, not everyone thinks this way. I was reading the article by Steven J. Tepper and George D. Kuhteach, Let’s Get Serious About Cultivating Creativity,¬†and it made me think about my education in architecture. While … Continue reading

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