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Lean In | Sheryl Sandberg

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Lean In | Sheryl Sandberg

Lean In | Sheryl Sandberg This isn’t a book I would normally read, but being a part of a book club, this was the book of the month. After finishing it, it was an incredible book. I recommend, men and women to read this book, whether you are looking to take your career forward or to […]

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Jogging vs Running

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Jogging vs Running

I read the other day, the best way to annoy a runner is to call them a JOGGER! Not that jogging is bad, but it got me thinking… What is the Difference Between a Runner and a Jogger? According to Livestrong… “Running at speeds less than 6 mph” Some see jogging as just an occasional run […]

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LARE Test 4 – Construction Specifications

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
LARE Test 4 – Construction Specifications

To conquer LARE Test 4, not only do you need to understand grading and drainage. But… there is so much more to study! CLARB isn’t going to make it that easy to get your stamp! Welcome to the wonderful world of Construction Specifications! In our industry specs are a necessary evil to our drawings. It […]

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LARE Test 4 – Grading and Drainage

| June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
LARE Test 4 – Grading and Drainage

About a month ago, we received our test results, and after 3 attempts I FINALLY PASSED!! I conquered grading and drainage!! After 3 tries, I’d like to think I am inadvertently an ‘expert’ on this exam. Without talking about exact questions on the exam… there are a few added tips that helped me out quite […]

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Why Join ASLA

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Why Join ASLA

Many people have asked and myself included, Why Join ASLA? For a long time the running joke was because we got a magazine every month. Though, I knew there were benefits, I really saw it at last month’s meeting. Last month my co worker and I (a new graduate from UNLV) went to the ASLA luncheon […]

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Light Trails in Seven Hills

| January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Light Trails in Seven Hills

We went out experimented with lights and shutter speed, came out with this interesting photo of headlights and brakelights!

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Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Landscape Architects

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Landscape Architects

There is still time to make some New Year’s Resolutions. Let’s concentrate a little bit on our careers! Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Landscape Architects! 10. Pass a LARE Section This process is long and drawn out. Feel accomplished by passing one exam this year… if you are feeling ambitious, shoot for 2 exams. […]

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LARE Take 2

| January 18, 2015 | 1 Comment
LARE Take 2

It has been quite a while since I have posted… Well the LARE (Landscape Architecture Registration Exam) took over my life for quite a while. And…. I am still not done. Turns out, I am very good at failing! In a few short days I find out the results of the Grading and Drainage portion of […]

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Failure is reality

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Failure is reality

In your mind, failure may not be an option, but failure is reality. These past few months, failure has reared it’s ugly head. As you have probably seen, I haven’t written in a few months. Part of it is life happened, the other part is I didn’t want to admit that I failed exam #2 of […]

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Work, Work, and More Work

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Work, Work, and More Work

WOW!!! Has it really been almost 2 months since I last wrote?? Where has the time gone?? I do have a few ideas… work, work, and more work! My new job, which I guess really isn’t too new anymore, has been absolutely NUTS! Doing designs for a home builder (Photoshop presentations and complete CDs), bids […]

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