May 4th, aka Star Wars Day, was the last day of eating an entirely vegan diet as well as attempting to not eat after 7:00 PM. Eating vegan was, in a word, easy. I was mostly vegan prior to this month due to my lack of the lactase enzyme. Eliminating eggs and meat from my […]
I was called out on my behavior recently by two different people. I’m stalling. I’m waiting. I’ve been wasting my time. Talk about a punch to the gut. Over the past few months, I’ve taken the time to invest in myself. I’ve been writing nearly every day, Invested in the Trailblazer course, read well over […]
My stomach was in knots the more I listened to her speak. The path she praised is not the one for me, and I knew it in my gut. We had an alumnus of my PhD program come to school and talk about her experience in industry. She offered to have a roundtable discussion with […]
I’m not giving in to security under pressure. I’m not missing out on the promise of adventure. I’m not giving up on implausible dreams. Experience to extremes. Those are lyrics from an excellent Rush song titled The Enemy Within. This song has resonated with me very strongly over the past few weeks because of the […]
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Welcome to Engineering the Uncommon. My name is Taylor and I'm on a mission to do something different with my life. I'm an engineer, a writer, and all around polymath. I write about topics that interest me as well as ways to live consciously, deliberately, awesomely, and without limitations. Spend some time checking out the content and please feel free to contact me through, email, Twitter, or Google+.