Change....Seems to me the only thing one can truly expect to expect in an urban space is change. I am coming back to Ohio and Ohio State after a number of years away. I don't know where anything is and nothing looks the same. I wonder if this Sol LeWitt piece is still up on campus? I wonder if it is still under construction? Part of me felt that Columbus was one of those places that never changed, but I was wrong. I have yet to tap into the spirit of this city and I feel like I am sitting in an ivory tower reading about it instead of living, but I imagine this too shall change.
We've had two classes and this is my second journal. I'm not sure what I should be retaining. I'm enjoying the readings. I enjoyed the papers that included artist reflections on their cities. I often romanticize my spaces, and imagine that they are living entities from which I can learn and grow. Perhaps this is not the outlook I need in this course of study. Perhaps