Don’t Forget the Fish: Part II

Alternative title : Shrimp, grit, and determination . Trying to look at the big picture, last semester's Clemson Architecture+communityBUILD (A+cB) program taught me the biggest lesson of the critical path - thinking about the work in the sequence required and working on parts that you will need first to allow other people to continue moving [...]

Paint, Paint, Paint…

  On Tuesday, we had placed all the 4x4 columns in the piers and most of the 2x6 next to the columns. During the installation process, we had to use two ladders per each column, cause all the woods that we are using were not straight, and some of them were bowed,  some were kinked. In [...]

“Work Smarter, Not Harder”

"Work smarter, not harder."  Sounds like something my father or grandfather would tell me, gently chiding me for making something more complicated than it needs to be and then instructing me on a way to do it better, faster, more accurately - or giving me a better tool to do the job.  That's another phrase [...]