Today we finally began the programme. It was a fairly short day, only noon to 16 (4PM), but it was wonderful to finally put voices to faces after "meeting" so many of my colleagues on Facebook. There are nearly 80 of us from over 40 countries: Denmark, USA, Germany, Lithuania, Norway, Great Britain, The Netherlands, … Continue reading Orientation
All about the Aarhus Art Museum (Aarhus Kunstmuseum). Before I just jump in and start describing the eccentricities of the Aarhus Art Museum, I will fill in a bit about what I've been up to. Working! Exploring! Getting a little lost! Thinking there is a black hole or rip in the space time continuum on … Continue reading ARoS
Finally in Denmark. I made it to Denmark this past Wednesday, and so far am really enjoying myself. Stayed in Copenhagen for a couple of days to get my bearings and learn how treacherous the Danish language is (not really, but seriously), and am finding how remarkably similar the architecture is to that of Amsterdam … Continue reading Arrived!
And Preparing, oh my. Anyone who has known me for a few weeks, or at least has been inside my apartment, knows about my tendencies to hop on the planned-spontaneity train and get easily excited about, well, anything. Lately I have been funneling some of this energy into various Facebook groups and pages: ones set up … Continue reading Packing & Planning
So, I know usually on something like this I will put in a couple of posts about the university, the program, the city/country, etc., but I'm going to do things a little differently this time. Certainly you can get all kinds of information from .gov websites and Wikipedia, but I feel like explaining things as … Continue reading Basic Information
Exactly twenty-two days from today, I will be leaving home. Twelve days after that, I fly out of the USA for Denmark. 'Home' has always been a foreign concept for me. Sure, I got the metaphors and similes and ol' southern sayings about homes and houses and hearts, but I never truly felt any of … Continue reading Home