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Re: Intro- Mariana...soils

Kitty - was a History major in college, but a teaching assistant in the Physics Department.  In retrospect I'd probably be better off financially if I'd done it the other way around, but that's water under the bridge.  My areas of expertise were astronomy and meterology.  Actually somewhat useful to a gardener as fate would have it!  Pretty funny IMO....


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Kitty Morrissy" <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Fri, 20 Dec 2002 18:59:09 -0500

>> I thought that after reading
>> "everything" that I possibly could on the topic of soil, I'd zoom through
>> the class...little did I know ;)...
>> I learned some chemistry, which I consider quite ironic.  
>I remember the first class I took was Soils.  I chose it because it had the
>lowest Course#, so I assumed I was to start there (from the ground up as
>they say...) Needless to say, this was quite a struggle for a
>science-impared returning student (had been out of school about 10 yrs) I
>plugged away at it; went to the bookstore and got books like; "Chemistry
>the Easy Way" and "Physics made Simple" to help me figure out what they
>were getting at.  I pulled through with a surprisingly good grade and when
>I called to sign up for my next course, I told them I hoped it wouldn't be
>as hard as Soils.  They couldn't believe I started with that as it is one
>of the more difficult.  They said the low Course # meant nothing.  But you
>know, learning physics as applied to something I'm actually interested in
>is a whole nother ball game compared to when I took it in high school and
>couldn't have cared less.
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