9.08.2005

I love my job!

Ok, so not only do I love my first job as a student finally getting to study something that I am extremely passionate about, Historic Preservation, but I also have the perfect work study job. I am a student assistant in the University Archives, which is where they keep all the really cool old documents on the history of Columbia. And, get this, I get to work in the coolest building on campus, the Low Library. It is not really a library anymore though, it mainly contains offices of important people and the big rotunda is used for special events. The archives are probably the only books left in the building. This library was replaced by the giant Butler library. (Side note while talking about libraries: The Avery Architecture Library at Columbia is the largest architecture library in the world. They have some really cool stuff too, all kinds of rare books and such.) The picture I've included is of the Low Library; I took it the other day when I was leaving campus. Doesn't it just scream college. Columbia's campus architecture is what you think of when you picture the typical university campus. There is something about Classical design that makes you think of education. I think it is all the columns, but it really has to do with the Romans, but that is for another blog. I won't bore you with all my interesting facts. So yeah, I'm finally starting to get used to living in the big city, but it is still really hard to be away from all the people I love. Thanks to everyone that has been praying for me, God has really shown me that he loves me in the last few days, and I can use all the encouragement I can get. God has a plan for all of us, if we will just trust him. Until next time...

*Ciao

2 comments:

Tricia said...

I love you and am so proud of you!!! Hope you're having fun and I'm praying for you!

Sarah said...

What a cool sounding job! I'd love to see some photos of the inside of the building, if you have any. :)