Monthly Archives: July 2008

Flying to Canada

It was an early morning drive to SFO this morning.  Our good friend, Mike Calise, was very kind and drove me to SFO for my 8:30 am flight. On the flight from SFO to SEA, I was fortunate to have the exit row window seat.  There was no one in the center seat and what […]

Engaging Jrider + Design

The engagement letter was accepted on both sides so we signed the letter and cut a check for John. We are looking forward to working with John. Time to get rolling on the construction drawings before the fire sprinkler ordinance becomes effective in August!

Presenting to Monte Sereno Site and Architecture Commission

This is it – the big day.  We are #3 on the agenda for Monte Sereno’s Site and Architecture Commission meeting tonight.  There are four commisioners and Marshall Anstandig is the chairperson. To prepare for the meeting, we have seven letters from neighbors, five people lined up to speak, and three e-mails.  Everyone supports our application. Bryan’s presentation was fairly […]

Scope of Work for Jrider + Design

After connecting with John and speaking with him, I sent him a scope of work outlining my requirements.  John seems very savvy and interested in the project. He promised to send me a proposal in a day or two. It will be good to engage a great designer that can make ArchiCAD sing!