A bit more about me

Years ago — too many to mention — I was a third quarter college freshman majoring in elementary education.  Registration was closing down and I needed one more course.  My course criteria was set in stone — nothing before 10 a.m.  As I walked about with that lost look that only a blond can do so naturally, I heard  “What about Philosophy?”  Well, I didn’t have a clue what philosophy was, but there was an opening, it was a night course and to boot, the professor was somewhat charming.  Sign me up!  Over that quarter of “Introduction to Philosophy” my world expanded, and it appeared that I had a “knack” for the philosophical.

During the remainder of  my undergraduate studies — elementary education long forgotten — and two years as a graduate student in Philosophy, many ideas and thoughts developed.  These ideas and thoughts — or seeds — were put aside and rarely thought of as I turned all of my attention to bearing and raising my three children.  Years later, as I prepared to enter the “paid” workforce, I went back to school.  30+ hours — the number required to sit for the C.P.A. exam — of accounting courses later, I was on my way to becoming a certified public accountant.

Philosophy is brimming with questions — nothing is certain.  Much to my surprise, accounting and tax aren’t much different.  Maybe I can rediscover some of those seeds — those neglected seeds — and nourish them with life experiences.  Some seeds may refuse to sprout — neglected for too long.  But just maybe, some will grow and flourish.  This blog is for expressing things that are on my mind, questions that I am still trying to answer and always seeking to understand this thing we call life.  And who knows, there may even be some tax advice sprinkled in for good measure.

Published on November 22, 2010 at 9:30 pm  Comments (3)  

3 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. I love this! Such a deep perspective on life from an analytical philosopher such as yourself, Wise Woman!

  2. Very well written….thanks for sharing, and I am so happy that you have made the decision to finally do this…..all your friends can benefit from your insightful musings!

  3. How well I remember that registration day so long ago! There are few defining moments in our lives that are so easily identified but that was definitely one of yours. Your love of philosophy has served you well, my dear friend.

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