Back to School

I always get a bit melancholy this time of year.  Not too overly bad, as its still sunny, its summer, I am cycling, I have trips planned with my lovely wife, so life is good.  However, this is also the time of year I start hearing people talking about their kids starting at Washington State University (WSU).

This always reminds me of my days back in college.  Every August, my dad and I would have “The Talk!”  This talk revolved around when I was going to quit my summer job and go back to school.  He wanted me to work up and until the day classes started, maximizing the money I made over the summer.  I voted to go back 2 weeks early, so I got a vacation during summer vacation.  I usually won! Continue reading “Back to School”