Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Back to Blogging!

Last semester was pretty stressful and I didn't have much time for blogging.  As one of my New Year's resolutions, I plan to visit and update my blog frequently in order to keep an online log of research, projects, and my new outlook.  To start off the semester, I've included a picture of myself with one of my favorite objects:  my snowboard.

My snowboard helps to define who I am both visually and sentimentally.  In drawing a few quick visual connections to myself and my snowboard, I notice that it's yellow and blue (I am blond with blue eyes), it has a stained glass graphic (I love classic art and architecture) and it also has stickers of some of my favorite things (I love subculture!).
Sentimentally, I've had it since I was 16 and it has traveled all over the United States with me.  Each nick, scratch, and chip has it's own story and memory associated with it. 
Whether it's somersaulting down the hill or being caught to my shoulders in a giant snowdrift, my travels and memories make up my past and help dictate my future.  And my snowboard helps me tell that story!

My snowboard and I!!

 I hope that all the Team Green group members have a fabulous semester and hope this helps those who aren't in IARC get used to the blogging world!