Start of Spring time

The official start of spring is tomorrow, yet summer time weather is already here! These past few days have been blazing with temperatures around 16C, or 64F. I have been wearing shorts, as back home this weather is quite a pleasant surprise, and getting plenty of looks. Nobody else wears shorts, and when I showed up at school, everyone asked me why I was. I did not think the question was worth answering, so I shrugged it off. I mean 64F, that’s pretty nice.

St. Patty’s Day was Tuesday and the town was rocking. The main Irish pub (where you can watch English Premier League Soccer matches) was packed. The crowd overflowed into the streets around and they even opened a bar outside to serve the customers. Many people from school, Irish and not, came to the gathering to talk and celebrate the patron saint of Ireland, Patrick, who banished all the snakes from the island with his staff.

Oh, and then there are classes. Unfortunately, I have had class all day, everyday this week so there are only sparing moments to enjoy the beautiful weather. But, the two hour lunches do help! More projects are coming and I am meeting more people in my major. It is interesting because you every class with the same people, much different from back at UW.

Now, if you will excuse me, I am going to go enjoy the beautiful weather.