Category Archives: Writing


Yesterday I wrote a long winded post that summarized several feelings I had and linked them together per an office conversation. When I reread the post I saw where I was doing exactly what I was speaking against. I was … Continue reading

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MRED Graduation

Finished! I have officially graduated from Auburn University, Masters of Real Estate Development. I feel wonderful. I will be spending time as this conversation progresses, writing about details of the program I have spent the last two years navigating. Right … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Reflection Paper

Los Angeles Reflection Paper November 7, 2011 Reflection on the Los Angeles trip and highlights of the 2011 ULI Conference. Place Making The LA trip for me was continually punctuated with the idea of place making. This theme was seen … Continue reading

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Portland Reflection paper

Portland Reflection Paper July 27, 2011 Reflection on the Portland trip It was a whirlwind visit. Overall the Portland trip was a great visit. We were able to see much of the downtown area and visit a lot of projects, … Continue reading

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Boston Trip – Reflection Paper

Boston Reflection Paper April 14, 2011 Reflection on the Boston trip I had never been to Boston before this trip. I can now say I have had the honor of seeing a great deal of Boston in just a few … Continue reading

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Influential books

I have recently read a book for one of my summer classes, that I truly enjoyed. It is one of those reading assignments that sneaks up on you. You are given a book to read that may seem disconnected from … Continue reading

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Catch up

It has been busy. Since my last post, I finished the third semester of my graduate program, started my 4th and took our 4th field trip , this time to Portland Oregon. What an amazing city. Top to bottom a … Continue reading

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