Monday, May 17, 2010


This weekend went on another one of those required field trips. It wasn't so bad but as near as fun as the first one. I blame this on the lack of ocean experiences on the latter excursion. We essentially tromped through a series of old growth forests in a range from douglas fir/ cedar old growth to some dry ponderosa pine old growth. Fun stuff.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

The quarter wears on.

I cant really tell if this quarter is going by fast or drudging along slow. The forestry class I have neglected to a degree and bio is more difficult than I originally anticipated, and Art history is art history. Thats all I can say about that.

In the bio class the curriculum is much different than I originally thought it would be. The lectures consist of Professor Richard Olmstead going through two or three families giving us a list of characteristics that we are to memorize. This is complimented with a dash of phylogenetic history that to me is somewhat useless for the reason of its still such a new science that the rules we are given are literally being changed and re-written on a daily bases.