Tuesday, January 10, 2006

No denying!


I am so happy that I have started classes. I adore my math instructor for he is just so clear and makes things simple. The art history class (Asian) is just so fascinating! We are going to be going through most eastern cultures, from India to Japan. Last night we were looking at pottery from the Neolithic period. I never knew that spending 5 years of learning ceramics/pottery would contribute to anything except nice gifts for my friends and family...however, I no trouble answering questions on the technique and function of the art shown when the instructor asked for ideas. The more amazing part was that I was correct! I am falling in love with Art History again. Sometimes we forget our callings to explore other interests or they just get lost in everyday life. I am sure I was born to surf and be an art historian... I've gained back the passion I had for the subject when I was 21, but now have the patience of a 31 year old to complete my goal.

Above is a excerpt from my notes. It's a copy of a couple fish that I saw painted in neolithic bowl

13 comments:

weirsdo said...

My mom was an art historian, but neither she nor any of her associates were surfers, so far as I know. When I was an undergrad all the art history majors wore black and were way too cool for me. I just can't picture either generation out on the boards. . . .

Alice: In Wonderland or Not said...

That sound delightful. One of my my mothers undergrad majors was art history. She's not a surfer though she used to be able to cut a pretty sharp path in the snow. ;0

I'm glad you are enjoying it so.
Whatever will be will be......

Day by Day said...

Glad you are enjoying your classes... :)~ You are right "Sometimes we forget our callings to explore other interest or they just get lost in everyday life" Brilliant!!!!

Leigh said...

Weirsdo - Perhaps I will be the first surfing art historian... though I am sure there are others. I think those all in black, way cool art history majors kind of forced me into a hiatus.

Alice - hehehe Thats pretty cool... that by any influence by you and your snowboard? I am enjoying it!

Shayna- I did read about your classes... I'm sorry the courses you have are work related. I think we should become pro wine tasters and then have to go to Wine College for work related training. What do you think?

Miz BoheMia said...

I am stuck on you being 31! I love that! So many of the chicks I read are in their 20s, damn them! That is it! You are officially this bohemian's special chica...

I loved your post... made me feel nostalgia for that feeling of awe and enchantment an inspiring class adds to one's life!

As for the tag... this is what I replied:

Of course I remember! I remember the details too... that one was 5 weird habits... this one is "5 little known facts"... oohhhh! Gotcha! My way of saying I want to know more about you so get to it! *bohemian is feelin' quite cheeky*

You remembered the date! *Swoon*

Leigh said...

Miz B. - Ha! You got me! hehehe I will be thinkin' about that list. Well, I am honored to be your special chica (wasn't I already?) hmpf~ Taking those classes makes me nostogic - I don't think that ever goes away for me, thus me being in school still.

How could I forget? ;)

Miz BoheMia said...

Of course you were! But you being 31... I had to declare it! I thought it was an unspoken understanding between us, you see!

Can't wait to read your list!

Alice: In Wonderland or Not said...

hurumphhhhhhhhhh

I'm a very old 20.

Miz BoheMia said...

At 30, you will be an ancient 20 and then you will understand! What? I am confusing myself!

Wait, is this a love triangle squabble? How hot is that! But who is fighting for who?!?

Leigh, where are you? I miss reading you! Come out and play!

Alice, you are my favorite 20s chica! Bohemians are softies! Don't bear a grudge!

Leigh said...

Sorry, busy day yesterday! But I am back! Alice! You are like a 35yr old in a 20 yr old body (that sounds kinda hot). Perhaps we should stop squabbling and start luv' ;)

I'm still workin on the list... so don't git yer panties in a bunch! :)

Alice: In Wonderland or Not said...

undercover panties in a buncha you mean. ;0

Day by Day said...

I thought I was Miz B's favorite 20 something... *Shayna walks way with her head hung very low*

Leigh said...

Uh oh...someone's in trouble! Miz B. better kiss and make out... I mean up with Shayna!

Alice, go change your undercover bloggies silly girl!