I’ve been having dreams about pregnancy lately (I’m NOT pregnant). I don’t think they refer to a deep desire to be pregnant or my ticking biological clock; the time for babies is still far, far away for me. I’ve done a bit of research on the significance of pregnancy in dreams, and it seems that pregnancy dreams are generally very […]

Landscape Architects…in the Movies

Architecture–it’s a favorite profession of film protagonists. From Charles Bronson in Death Wish (and the sequels), Richard Gere in Intersection, Woody Harrelson in Indecent Proposal, Tom Hanks in Sleepless in Seattle, & Michael Keaton in White Noise (to name a few), the character of the architect shows up again and again in movies. To Hollywood, the noble profession of architecture […]


It’s taking tremendous self-restraint right now to not jump out of my chair & run around my office. I PASSED BOTH OF THE HARDEST SECTIONS OF THE LARE EXAM. (It’s a Pass/Fail Exam.) I’m so excited!!!! The thought of not having to sit through that test again makes me the happiest girl in Myrtle Beach right now. Congratulations to me; […]

Beach Snow

Nevermind that it won’t accumulate! Today, for the first time in the 2+ years I have lived here, we had snow. It’s so rare to see the white stuff here. It’s been sooo warm here lately; last week, I didn’t even wear my winter coat. Yay!