Christmas 2000

This was the last year I drew all our staff as red-suited elves - we were just getting too big.


When Can We Expect You Back?

It takes a really good meeting to be better than no meeting at all. This is an example of a meeting I would classify as "really good".
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A Revised Version of the Revisions We're Currently Revising

This one was drawn nearly 10 years ago. I got the idea from a sign I saw posted in an office that said something to this effect.
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Some projects feel like this.
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Taking Tilt-Up A Bit Too Far

When my friend Scott Dawes, construction manager for the Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas saw this cartoon, he immediately emailed me to say I should have thought of this earlier...
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...and to inform me that the crane's couterweight was much too small.
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This one accompanied an article in the May 2000 Wright Stuff that listed several tilt-up rules of thumb useful for architects, developers, and contractors.

Need A Few More Days For Observations

I would never ask one of my staff to do something I wouldn't be willing to do myself.
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This one went with an article in our March 2000 Wright Stuff about one of our projects in Hawaii. I just didn't feel right sending anyone else to visit the job site.

Historic Preservation?

In early 2000 I was hired by the city of Reno as a structural expert to evaluate the historic Mapes Hotel. The city felt the building should be demolished, but some concerned citizens wanted it preserved and restored as a historical landmark.
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February 2000 Wright Stuff

A Minor Y2K Glitch

This was drawn for our January 2000 Wright Stuff right after we all discovered on New Years morning that all the Y2K hype was just hype.