Seeking to define the survey terms of Gap and Overlap reminds me of what a colleague once said: “You know how on the East Coast people are up in your face and gruff, sometimes mean even? Well, they don’t mean it. Similarly, you know how people on the West Coast are pleasant and kind to
Surveys & Depictions
Reitz v. Knight – Case Review
While the conflict attendant to boundary disputes is tremendously wasteful on their own, there is a way to accelerate the extreme wallet purge as if a financial bulimic. That way is to challenge the validity of the neighbor’s survey with one’s own. This is what occurred in Reitz v. Knight.
In surveyor speak this type…
Land Surveyors’ Association of Washington’s Banquet is Tonight
Today is the second day of the Land Surveyors’ Association of Washington’s (LSAW) Annual Conference.
This year the conference is back at the Tulalip Resort.
As always there will be a Banquet. I certainly will be there this evening.
The reason beyond the good food, fun, and fellowship, is because this will be the end…
A Norwegian & A Polack Who Don’t Meet in a Bar — Hamlet’s Poland Sub, Subplot
Surveyors: Instead of Depicting Calculated Corners … Are You Willing to Put Your Professional Career at Stake?
There is a renewed call for a survey which exemplifies the problems which have been kicked around at Survey Connect [HERE].
As it should happen, I have found such a survey. Please see King County recording 20141112900002 [HERE].
I invite surveyors – especially those licensed in Washington State – to provide…
Surveyors Against Lawyers v. Lawyers Collaborating with Surveyors
Surveyors Should Bring About Peace Between Neighbors
I’m not a surveyor, but I have spent enough time getting to know surveyors as well as seeing how their work can later affect their clients and their client’s neighbors that it has become clear that there are basically two types of folks producing very different types of surveys.
Jeff Lucas, PLS, JD – who…
Curt Sumner’s Radio Hour 2015.05.18
I caught Curt Sumner’s Radio hour yesterday morning [to be pointed HERE]. On his show, Curt conversed with Guest Lisa Isom – the exclusive agent for the NSPS’ Assurance Risk Managers, Inc. See HERE.
The show was dedicated to a conversation about cyber-risk. I was able to get through the beginning of the program…
What does Google’s Self-Driving Car Mean for Surveyors
Many in the survey community lament that Google Earth is taking jobs away from surveyors. Yet, an important offshoot of this project has been to develop and promote self-driving cars.
Google’s YouTube presentation “A First Drive” published almost exactly a year ago on May 27, 2014 has already had over 9 Million views.