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Not Ready to Snap

Author’s Note: This was written pre-shelter-in-place/social distancing guidelines. I know a lot of us are working from home not by choice. I hope if you are the adjustment hasn’t been too great, and you can find some ideas on how to be successful (as well as some humor) below. We…
Waylon Tate
March 30, 2020
Life

Oh Snap!

I would love to meet the marketing genius at LEGO who suggested creating the LEGO Architecture series. Someone needs a raise. Or maybe a smack upside the head! Most years at Christmas and/or my birthday, I’m peeling back wrapping paper to see which LEGO set is underneath. My efforts this…
Waylon Tate
January 24, 2020
Life

Corner Office

After working on my own for 3-1/2 years, I finally have an office that I can call my little corner of the world. Literally. At the start of the year, I moved my office home and into our guest room. Or our quasi-guest room. Okay. The room where James’ parents…
Waylon Tate
January 22, 2020
LifeUncategorized

Holiday Madness

I received a text from my sister a few days before Thanksgiving to let me know that they had voted, and James and I were hosting Christmas Eve at our house this year. (I mentioned that briefly in last month’s post.) But they voted and somehow forgot to include me…
Waylon Tate
January 10, 2020
Food for thoughtLGBTLife

Hotel Perks (Quirks)

Hotel Perks Quirks I don’t think I travel a lot. I’m certainly not in the realm of those who travel every week for work. But every year I start adding things up and realize I’m moving around a lot more than I think. (As I type this I’m thinking “How…
Waylon Tate
September 20, 2019
Food for thoughtLife

I Killed It!

I Killed It! I would like to say I have a green thumb. Hell, I’d be happy to say I have a brown thumb. However, for some reason, me and plants just don’t get along. Which has been making me chuckle this summer as James and I have both been…
Waylon Tate
September 10, 2019
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When Inspiration Strikes

Does an architect’s brain ever shut off? I just spent three days at a conference in Denver, and I could probably draw you a fairly accurate layout of the spaces we used. Not that I want to. But as I was sitting there listening to speakers and even meeting with…
Waylon Tate
August 20, 2019
Life

Missing Island

My kitchen island has gone missing. Not like actual missing. James and I aren’t frantically putting a picture of it on milk cartons. However, on any given day, just finding the top of the island can be a bit challenging. When we were designing our Kitchen, we were very conscious…
Big Gay Architect
June 25, 2019