Today’s Song: “Hold On” by Tom Waits
Here’s the thing about my major and concentration: I’m technically out of school, and no longer taking classes in three and a half years. The last semester of my fourth year will be spent student teaching (in other words, I won’t be doing much in the social realm). So this year, I’ve come to realize, is my last Spring Break in college. The last year to go out and do something college-esque. So that’s what I’m going to do.
Of course it has been warming up here this past week (minus the random snow), Thursday I even wore a tank-top to school and only brought a light jacket. But I’m looking for summer heat right here, right now. But since that’s not likely to happen, I’m taking a road trip to find the warmth. On Sunday, I leave for an eight (could be completely off base, never made this trip before) hour road trip to Moab, Utah.
Many CSU students head out on road trips to a variety of places. The most talked about this year seem to be Lake Havasu, Moab, and South Padre. We all represent the University, so Tony Frank sent us the annual email to not be idiots (his words, not mine), and wished us luck.
The great outdoors
I could really care less about the parties and Spring Break fever most students catch in those stereotypical college depictions (ahem National Lampoon), I just can’t wait to get out of Fort Collins. Don’t get me wrong, I love my town, but I’m ready for different ground under my feet and less construction blocking my way. I’m looking forward to camping for the first time in too many years for comfort, and hiking the famous Arch.
I’ve never been to Moab, nor have I driven eight hours straight (the bad thing about driving clutch, no one can share in the driving duties), so it’ll be an experience either way. Good or bad though, I can’t wait to experience the bittersweet last Spring Break I’ll have.
It’s time for adventure! Not to be confused with sitting on the couch watching Adventure Time.