I was deeply moved by the book Hidden Figures, being a woman in an engineering discipline. I so appreciated the hard work and obstacles and glass ceilings… Read more “The Engineer”
I can hear the typing from the cubicle across the way. The mouse clicks from the cubicle next door. I can hear the shifting of fabric. The… Read more “My Life Without Headphones”
It’s been a long time since I last posted on this blog. It was 2017, and I was in the midst of working on my Civil and… Read more “Foreword. and Forward.”
The sum of my existence is work, driving to work, driving from work, and sleeping.
I do not go to the gym.
I do not swim.
I do not train.
I DO NOTHING.
Every man must be an artist in his own way – I cannot think of another reason why so many beautiful things have been built.
Today we had a free day on the schedule so our tour guide and Professor Strokanov arranged a wine tasting at one of the premier vineyards in… Read more “Florence, Italy – Day 6”
We traveled from Padua outside of Venice to Florence, Italy. Today we gave our opinions and explanations of our reading from the Divine Comedy. It was interesting… Read more “Florence, Italy – Day 5”
The air smells like water and springtime – flowers and growth and life. I could smell the sea and it made me miss swimming. The training, the… Read more “Venice, Italy Day 4”
We left Switzerland early in the morning on Sunday and drove most of the day to reach Verona, Italy. Along the way, we listened to Professor Strokanov… Read more “Verona, Italy – Day 3”
We had a bit of a lazy morning before heading down the mountain to Lucerne. It’s incredible to me how much space we occupy in… Read more “Lucerne, Switzerland – Day 2”