Author Archives: barbjudy2004

Career Fears and Gender Gaps

I’m a non-traditional student working through the sixth year of my four-year degree in civil engineering. Fifteen months of minimal hiccups and I’ll finally be an engineer. During these six years I’ve had semesters of straight A’s, been president of … Continue reading

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Content Must Not Suck (And more about NYC)

I keep starting to write and not making it past the title. I’m grateful for this writing outlet but I’m terrified I’ll bore you all to tears! I’m not sure who you all are or why I’m afraid to upset … Continue reading

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NYC Surprises

Let’s start with the people. They’ve been kind, helpful and a ton of fun. It started with the ladies at the front desk at The Crowne Plaza in Times Square. I arrived about noon. They’d upgraded me to, and reserved,  … Continue reading

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Engineering My Life: Some days, I’m a Writer.

A few weeks ago I was on the phone with my mother while she cleaned out desk drawers in a trailer where I spent a small chunk of my adolescence.  Those drawers contained beautiful, terrifying, and miserable poetry written by … Continue reading

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