Looking into the field of stars above, which hung shallow over the river, Venus sat comfortably in the arms of a crescent moon. My 9-year-old daughter was struck by its beauty, exclaiming “WOW, so pretty!” Continue reading
I spent the majority of last week away at a Residence Inn in Arlington, Virginia; where I met with fenestration industry professionals to discuss further development of the NFRC’s commercial program. Continue reading
It had been over 5 years since I’d taken any significant time away from both my professional and academic obligations, but recently I received a blessing from heaven. Continue reading
It’s a beautiful thing when a group of creative minds has the opportunity to come together and work towards a common goal.
I spent the past week collaborating with my teammates at the National Fenestration Rating Council’s headquarters in Greenbelt Maryland. As always, it was a fantastic experience! Continue reading
As I settled into my seat, on a flight bound for Washington D.C., I took in a deep breath and paused in reflection; which is a preflight ritual for me on most trips. Continue reading
Recently I was privileged to attend the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC)‘s 2014 Fall Membership Meeting; in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia. This year’s fall meeting was especially exciting because it marked the 25th anniversary of the NFRC’s service to the public trust, and the window and door industry. As an added bonus I was blessed to have my lovely bride at my side to experience the excitement of the NFRC’s celebration first hand. Victoria turned out to be a welcoming community, and as a duo my wife and I embarked on the adventure of exploring the sights and sounds of the city; while tagging along with friends (old and new), industry contacts, and fellow volunteers to share in the experience. Continue reading