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In the past few days, I’ve gone from wearing to jeans, to very nearly needing snowpants, to shorts, and now back to jeans…  This weather is ridiculous, BUT, as I walked to the PRT today, it occurred to me, that maybe it’s a God-send.

It’s April folks! We have three and a half weeks of class left…  Two and a half if you don’t count dead week.  We’re almost done with the school year, but it doesn’t feel like it, because it’s been cold, because we’ve had all of a handful of days where you could go outside without a jacket, and even fewer where shorts were acceptable.

If Spring had come early and stayed, we might be at the point of wearing shorts and t-shirts everyday, with dozens of people taking time after classes to sun themselves at “Towers Beach.”  But if that were the case, we’d all be extremely burnt out by now, ready to soak up the sun and enjoy summer.

I dunno, I’m random, and rambling, but like I said, I’m thankful that it’s still chilly, it will just make me that much more grateful when I finish my last exam and am able to enjoy the summer.

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March 30, 2011… The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh is calling for snow throughout the region, with noticeable accumulation in higher elevations.  And all throughout the region, people are blaming a groundhog.

Punxsutawney Phil really has a crappy, lose-lose sort of job.  Either he predicts a long winter and he’s suddenly the force of evil, people imagining him being able to physically lengthen the cold weather regardless of whether or not his prediction proves true, or he predicts an early spring, and he’s wrong and again, the rodent is the root of all evil.  I guess of course, he has the ability to predict an early spring, and for there to actually BE an early spring, but how often does that happen?

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