A Monument for the Ages

A Monument for the Ages

It’s not every day that you stumble upon a historical monument while doing a boundary survey. Although, that’s exactly what happened back in 2009 when I was just a young survey technician. As I was cutting through thick briars ahead of the field crew, I noticed a...
I don’t own the strip of ground along the road?

I don’t own the strip of ground along the road?

I don’t own the strip of ground along the road? This is a question we often get from homeowners. It usually comes after we have surveyed the property and marked the corners. The property owner is standing on their front corner and states “I thought I owned to the...

A Personal Fortune

This January, while we all said “Good Bye” (and perhaps “Good Riddance”) to 2021 and look forward to 2022, I celebrated a personal milestone. It was 35 years ago last week that I began my career as a land surveyor. The year was 1987. I had recently graduated with an...
Eye to the Future

Eye to the Future

Everywhere I turn it seems as if I read about people leaving the workforce. I’ve heard it termed “The Great Resignation.” While I try to come to terms with what factors are driving the millions of workers to quit their jobs in the last 12 months, the field of Land...
Privileged with Precision

Privileged with Precision

The word “privilege” is a term often heard that refers to an advantage or benefit enjoyed by a particular person or group of people.   As I sit in my computer chair, analyzing a client’s property that contains a high-resolution drone image combined with a lidar point...