Devon on May 13th, 2010

I passed the L.A.R.E. Section A exam! All that studying with Briana and dinners with her boss, Ann McGuinness, really paid off. Now I just have 4 more tests to pass before I get my license. I’m worried because section A is the shortest test (and the least difficult of the 5). I have two […]

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Devon on April 16th, 2010

It’s common for people to evaluate their lives after tragedy, sickens, birthdays, and when a new year comes around — so it will be no surprise to you that I have just evaluated my life. I’m turning 25. According to — after answering many “life” questions — I am expected to live to a […]

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Devon on October 27th, 2009

After apartment hunting for days, I found one. Get this; I was looking for apartments online around $600/month. All the apartments for that price were either outside loop 635 or in west Dallas (over 10 miles from my work, which is just north of the Medical District in east Dallas). I really wanted to find […]

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Devon on October 22nd, 2009

Now that I have a job, I needed a car to get around and go to Dallas this Sunday. So, I got a car! I walked into the car dealership and after 4 hours with a headache, I came out the owner of a 2007 MAZDA3 i Sport 4dr Sedan. I got them to drop […]

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Devon on October 20th, 2009

I got a job offer! I accepted the job offer from Archiverde Landscape Architecture in Dallas, Texas. The position is full-time with paid vacation and holidays. My salary is just a bit more than the average $35,300 starting salary reported by the 2009 Graduating Student Survey by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). Amazingly, […]

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Devon on June 10th, 2009

I got my diploma framed today. Shari, my mom, bought the frame for my graduation present back in May. I went into the frame shop in the MSC basement and they had everything on record. I checked to see what combination of frame/matte my mom decided on — it was exactly what I would have […]

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Devon on June 1st, 2009

Happy National LGBT Month! It’s funny, being in Europ you hear about USA news faster then when you are in the USA. Maybe it is because we are 7 hours ahead here. Read the Proclamation.

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Devon on March 29th, 2009

I have good news. Today I was notified that I have been inducted into Sigma Lambda Alpha (ΣΛΑ). Sigma Lambda Alpha is a national scholastic honor society recognizing academic achievement among students in the Landscape Architecture field. I was told I would have been inducted sooner, but for some reason I was overlooked; it has […]

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Devon on December 18th, 2008

The house is a little under 1500 sq. ft. with 3 bedrooms and two baths. It was built in 1929, but completly renovated in 2007.

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