Today is the cheeriest of fall days, the most unexpected gift from the MHC gods (aka Lynn Pasquerella and the weather forecasters) – it’s Mountain Day!
Facebook alerts substituted for pealing chapel bells this morning to let me and my fellow Mount Holyoke College ladies know that this informal holiday is upon us – and it’s about time. This holiday usually takes place in late September or early October, and we were all growing a bit desperate to hear that it was here. In celebration, all classes at MHC will be canceled so people can hike our mini mountain, enjoy ice cream at the top, and generally relax in the splendor of fall in the Pioneer Valley.
The grown up version, however, goes a little like this:
“HAPPY MOUNTAIN DAAAAY! Do you want to go get ice cream and lunch later?”
“No, sorry… I’m too busy changing the world.”
Whomp whomp. I’m bringing her ice cream later anyway.
Happy Mountain Day, MoHos everywhere! May your hike be sunny and awesome.