Author Archives: Abby

Closing One Chapter, Beginning Another

Can I choose a more cliché title? Probably not, but it’s true. While the chapter encompassing the adventures of GMI may be coming to an end, a new horizon awaits. The novel isn’t over yet. Some of my most memorable, … Continue reading

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Time Flies When You Are Having Fun

Is it time for another blog post already? It seems like I just wrote one last week. I guess it’s because I’ve been pretty busy, but in a good way. Time flies when you are having fun. And we did … Continue reading

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Going for Gold

With all the Olympic hype, it’s tempting to watch the competitions all day and never do any work. But we, ourselves, are going for our own version of gold: meeting our end of semester project goals. For DialOasis, that means … Continue reading

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It’s a Sprint, not a (Half) Marathon

We’ve begun our Sprints! (I’ll explain what that means below.) However, I’m a distance girl. On January 14th I ran the Houston Half Marathon. The Chevron Marathon/Aramco Half is one of the biggest marathons in the country. It was a … Continue reading

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Summing Up the Semester

Since I’m an engineer here (and maybe you are, too), let’s do a little math to find the equation that sums up my GMI experience thus far. Don’t worry, if you are not an engineer I will not make it … Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots

Where to begin? How about not with DialOasis? While a lot of my time is spent on my implementation project, there is so much other stuff going on with the GMI program and my life. So instead of focusing on … Continue reading

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Taste of Costa Rica

I finally got my first taste of Costa Rica, both literally and figuratively. Last Sunday, my implementation team (Siri, Callie, Tasha, and me) along with Dr. Richardson traveled down to Liberia to gather information for our projects. It was a … Continue reading

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