It’s business as usual on this sunny autumn day, but it’s Mountain Day at Smith!
I have fond memories of waking up on a cold crisp fall day to the sound of college bells signalling Mountain Day. Suddenly, classes were cancelled and you got a free pass to enjoy a hike or picnic with friends! More than likely, you rolled over and got a little more sleep before you went out to spend time with Mother Nature, but it was thrilling to escape the pressures of the daily grind.
You may not be able to declare you own Mountain Day today, but Smithie or not, I hope you get outside and enjoy a moment for yourself!
This photo was taken in Western Mass, along I-91. We never did anything so extravagant on our Mountain Day adventures, but this hot air balloon reminds me there are endless ways to explore the beauty of the Pioneer Valley.