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Time Changes Everything

07.10.17 by Tom Hendrick

The headquarters of Wallace Engineering is located in the Brady Arts District, where among other things, a couple of historic music venues – the Brady…

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Rock Climbing: A Route Through the Mind of An Engineer

05.10.17 by Kyle Haskett

Rock Climbing    Like many people, I was a bit apprehensive before I started rock climbing. I am not, however, afraid of heights; no, it’s the…

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It Takes A Village

02.06.17 by Kasha Egan

On November 28th 2016 at 12:15 PM, my husband and I welcomed our first child, our son, Colm Francis Egan into our lives. I was…

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An Insanely Fun Time

06.30.16 by Janel Bales

“It was fun getting to hang out with co-workers in a different setting. I enjoyed seeing everyone laughing, having fun, and cheering each other on.”…

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THANKFUL

06.22.16 by Doug Fredeen

Hard works pays off in a number of ways. Recently I had the honor of becoming a Principal at Wallace Engineering. An honor I don’t…

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AWESOMENESS

03.07.16 by Sarah Appleton

A few weeks ago my husband, Joe, and I spent our Valentine’s Day at a half marathon in Birmingham, Alabama. Don’t worry…we were definitely not…

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Leap Year

02.29.16 by Tom Hendrick

When I was a fourth-grade student at Garfield Elementary in Lawton, Oklahoma, one of my classmates used to tell me she was older than her…

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Planned Unplannedness

02.09.16 by Kevin Fitzpatrick

Late last spring my beautiful wife and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary with a vacation to the almost equally beautiful country of Costa Rica….

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A Day of Thanks

11.24.15 by Tom Hendrick

How much do you know about Thanksgiving Day? I did some serious research (Wikipedia) to find out the following: Thanksgiving Day is a holiday celebrated…

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Wine Please…

11.10.15 by Sarah Appleton

Over the past year we have had a couple blogs about the joy of running. Do not be fooled…this is not one of those blogs….

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Painful Perceptions

10.26.15 by Adrian Martin

This post is about perception, I promise. But before we get to that, I have an admission to make; I am not a runner! Oh,…

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Making Time

10.19.15 by Carrie Johnson

You always have time…if you make time. This is a quote from an architect I know who said it when we were both in college….

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It’s Not Easy Being Green

10.12.15 by Brad Thurman

I like to think of myself as a foodie. I love to cook and I love to eat. I love trying new restaurants across the…

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A Birthday Journey – Happy to Sad to Happy Again!

09.29.15 by Sam Ray

To this day I know exactly what five pounds three ounces wrapped in a hospital blanket feels like. I know because that was my first…

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Platitudes

09.24.15 by Lise Kifer

Google “Platitudes” images and see if it doesn’t make you sick after 15 minutes of reading banal statements about what the mind can conceive (if…

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The Secret to Happiness

09.17.15 by Jamie Bohannon

As an administrative assistant and the Director of First Impressions, I put on a smile every day. No matter what I am going through. Because…

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See You Tuesday…

07.20.15 by Doug Brown

Running has always been a part of my life. It’s a great stress reliever that worked well for me in college. It was also a…

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Summertime…And The Livin’ Is Easy

07.14.15 by Kenna Chapin

I love summer! The warm weather brings longer days with more time to enjoy the outdoors. The days are more relaxed but also less organized,…

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Time For A Ride

06.16.15 by Scott Rodehaver

I recently read an article in Time magazine online about an entrepreneur who placed exercise as his highest priority, even over his 14-person company. While that may…

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Blessed

05.04.15 by Doug Fredeen

I am blessed to have a great wife, two wonderful daughters, a great job and wonderful people to work with. I had the luxury of walking…

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Hello Atlanta!

04.23.15 by Sarah Appleton

About one year ago I wrote a blog post for Wallace Engineering (All Things Happen For a Reason – March 2014… in case you want to go…

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Fighting Our Giants

03.30.15 by Dan Mazzei

When we pray for help, I think we envision spiritual, relational, academic, parental or even economic success. Such requests are then entrusted to the favor…

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How Do You Do It?

03.18.15 by Liz Franklin

I am an Administrative Assistant and a mother of four-year old twin boys. An Administrative Assistant is a “behind the scenes” person, here to assist…

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I LOVE TO SHOP!

02.23.15 by Carrie Johnson

I love reading our Wallace blogs. Everyone writes about interesting experiences and hobbies. In thinking about this, I decided to write about my favorite hobby…

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…and a responsible engineer shall lead them.

02.11.15 by Steve Huey

I came to art at an early age. It has always been woven into my life. A friend gave me a word a few years…

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It’s Another Day in Paradise

02.06.15 by Tom Hendrick

Often when asked by friends, colleagues, coworkers or even strangers how I am doing or how my day is going,  I greet them with, “It’s…

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Somebody’s Watching You

01.07.15 by Kevin Fitzpatrick

The New Year always reminds me of everybody’s resolution to “get in shape”, as vague as that may be. About 10 years ago I belonged to…

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Smile When It Hurts

12.15.14 by Brad Thurman

I recently had the great opportunity to serve as national president of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS), an organization dedicated to marketing and…

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Bound for Belize

11.24.14 by Gene Phillips

A couple of months ago, I had a chance to take my own mini vacation. Everyone else in the family had plans, so this one was…

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What’s Shakin’ in Tornado Alley?

11.17.14 by Justin Hartman

Having grown up in the Oklahoma City area and now living in Tulsa, it has always been tornadoes, thunderstorms and the occasional snow or ice…

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A Scout Is…

11.03.14 by Daniel McClain

For the past seven years I have had the privilege and the honor of leader and teaching boys through Boy Scouts of America. I have…

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So Fresh and So Clean…At What Cost?

10.20.14 by David Schoell

I’m sure you’ve all heard that the greenest building is the one that’s already built. The sentiment suggests that preserving a structure involves less energy…

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Game Changer

10.06.14 by Ron Isley

Game changers aren’t only in sports, but also in life. Some of the game changers in my life include learning ride a bike, throwing my…

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Pole-Pole…

09.29.14 by Doug Brown

Pole-pole is Swahili for “slowly, be calm, don’t excite yourself.” It is the phrase used by the guides and their crew as they lead you…

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Simply Amazing

09.22.14 by Kenna Chapin

The news is full of pseudo celebrities getting attention for bad behavior and the trouble they get into. I would like to put more focus…

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A Surprise Worth Waiting For!

09.15.14 by Matt Schachle

In the Summer of 2013, my wife, Amy, and I found out that we were going to be blessed with another one of God’s precious…

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