Wishing for a Wood Stove

Josh and I ended up having the most relaxing Halloween night.  I had originally possessed quite high hopes about hitting the town and engaging in debauchery on my favorite holiday, but am very glad we had a low-key evening instead.

We had pizza, candy, and my favorite scary movie.  It was a bit of a strange Halloween, given the unlikely snowstorm.  This is what campus looked like on the 31st:

Today, Josh and I took a break from our courses to as a reward for making it through our midterms.  I’m not adept at handling stress, and with so many courses, extracurriculars, and work, I find myself needing to take a mental health day every so often.  We spent our morning off driving to Freeport – but not for shopping.  Sure, Josh took a peek at what Cole Haan had in stock.  But the real reason for the short trip was to see adorable baby cows and have some breakfast.   Continue reading