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Matt Hoying: “He even doodles roundabouts.”The “he” in question is transportation engineer Dane Sommer, and, yep, while learning about Traffic Control Measures, he doodled roundabouts. Like, for fun. And let’s be realistic—if Dane is doodling roundabouts, he probably dreams about them, too. The sign of a...

Matt Hoying: “I don’t know what the big deal is. Choice One brought MLS to the Cincinnati area way before FC Cincinnati did.” When Major League Soccer recently announced that a it was accepting FC Cincinnati as a new MLS expansion team, we were pretty confused as...

Jeff Stewart, Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Park District: “The Queen most certainly owes Choice One royalties.”If you got up early last Saturday to watch the Royal Wedding coverage at 4:30am (which is still probably later than Jeff Puthoff got up), you may have noticed, Like Jeff Stewart did, that...

In honor of Choice One's Kristi Moorman heading to Africa on a 10-week mission trip, Inquiring Mindsets want to know: "Would you rather have an elephant trunk or a giraffe neck?"Caray Schmiesing, Controller “Elephant trunk—an easy extra grabber.” (Another tool to keep your kids from doing something silly,...

Brian Schmidt: “I wonder if the three words ‘Choice One Engineering’ are as meaningful?”Let’s see, at first glance, the one direct correlation we can pinpoint between chocolate chunk cookies and Choice One Engineering is that we’re both full of sugar.When engineer Brian Schmidt saw these three...

Jason Brown, Ryan Homes: “I’m concerned. It looks like Michael is literally one step away from being ‘trashed.’” Our friend Jason Brown is at it again, picking on defenseless engineers like Michael Seeger.  But considering Michael placed his own photo near his trashcan, maybe Jason isn’t picking...

Josh Craig: "Just like in the movie, Goose bites it and Maverick lives on."Charity Cup Champions City of Greenville (l-r Steve Willman, Curt Garrison, Chad Henry, and Choice One's Wes Goubeaux)Great balls of fire! This past Wednesday, March 28, was the Top Gun-themed Sidney area Charity Cup,...

Nick Selhorst: “I bet Matt's parents were confused.”Every week or so Brittany writes a fun question on our break area whiteboard to help us learn more about each other and to have a little fun. We felt this one solicited quite a few entertaining answers (and...

Matt Hoying: “I find it ironic that Megan has a file folder marked ‘Paperless’ and… there’s paper in it.” While tracking down what was surely a truly thrilling portion of the Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee Standard General Conditions of the Construction Contract (even the name is...

Bruce Metz (Jackson Center Village Administrator): “Do you know what I’m pointing to?” No, Bruce is not pointing to his warm, friendly heart or his stylish (albeit green-less) shirt. He is pointing to his Jeff-Puthoff-style pen placement, because he knows how much Jeff Puthoff misses his precious...