I guess snow days aren’t a big deal for some people because they’re so used to them, or because students don’t have to go get up at six and go to class every day at other colleges. But, whether it’s me growing up in Florida or just the Academy…snow days are awesome! Just one day can completely change the entire morale of the corps.
Needless to say upon the announcement of the snow day the entirety of chase hall burst into cheers. Snowmen and snowball fights are interspersed with the incessant singing of Frozen songs. It’s confusing, since I still haven’t seen the movie, and it gets a little annoying since as soon as one person stops, someone else begins. However, the morale is pretty much at an all time high, so I really can’t complain about the singing all that much. It honestly just makes me want to go see Frozen.
Anyway, the New England winter that is so often characterized as being dark and dreary has been one of the best times of the year. I’ve remembered how much I love to snowboard through a weekend at Killington, Vermont. I also visited the Statue of Liberty for the first time on MLK day weekend. Even though I missed the Class of 2016 ski trip to Okemo, Vermont, I got to spend nine days in sunny Florida competing against the top sailors in the world. Next weekend is another long weekend that I can spend with friends. Then spring break is just around the corner!
As always, if you have any questions feel free to ask! Christina.M.Frost@uscga.edu.
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