Fall here at the Academy is fantastic and comparable to winter back home in Florida. The most noticeable exception is the vast range of colors, from a bright yellow to a deep red and every shade in between. The scenery is beautiful. In the last month I have been very busy with school but have also managed to have a lot of fun. I have found that if I make it a priority to have fun on the weekends I will be in a better mindset to tackle the school week. I helped set up the Haunted Clinic for Halloween. This is when the Academy’s clinic becomes a haunted house for the night. I also visited the Cider Mill and bought apple cider and their apple cider doughnuts. I highly recommend both of them, they were delicious!
My first cross country season at the Academy is also coming to an end. I have run better than I ever imagined with an 8K personal record of 27:46 and I am very happy as a member of the team. Despite the fun things I do on the weekends, the academics here are very tough and the days are tiring, but the weeks are flying by! I can’t believe it is almost Thanksgiving leave!
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