Archive for April 2015
Flight of the Porta-John and other on the job mishaps.
One of the most difficult things about managing people is to understand when to be firm and when to ease back on the throttle. An issue, I’ve learned, that is not specific to my construction site. Recently I was in Las Vegas, and heard from the taxi driver that a brand new, billion dollar building…Read More
Unexpected House Guests–A Construction Nightmare
I open my eyes to see a glimmer of light. Dawn, the horizon on the verge of exploding with pink yellow light. How lucky. I stretch admiring the east facing bedroom window that frames the budding sunrise like a piece of invaluable art. Energized by the suns rays, I bounce from bed, slide into slippers…Read More
Moving On Up–The Remodel
Two hours later, I could barely catch my breath. Fingers trembled. My insides twitched. Lightheaded as if drifting in and out of an early morning dream, my mind scrambled to sort out if I had just willingly come face to face with my greatest fear and spit in the wind? Curious the things I can…Read More