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Meagan's Musings

Summer needs to be here right now

March 30, 2013
By Meagan Stilp (mstilp@mininggazette.com) , The Daily Mining Gazette

I have never been good at sitting still. To this day, I cannot sit through a movie that is longer than an hour and a half - once a friend tricked me to into watching a movie by telling me it was a tv show, knowing I would refuse to even try to sit for two straight hours. I watched the whole thing, taking frequent breaks to wander around the house. As an undergrad at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I was able to - sometimes forced to due to my lack of vehicular transportation - burn off some of that jittery energy by walking everywhere. But when the sidewalks, and sometimes a large portion of the road, are covered with waist-high piles of snow, that option disappears. Which has made surviving winter in the Copper Country trying, to say the least.

 
 
 

 

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