I celebrated Valentine’s Day by turning in three problem sets and watching Cornell’s men’s hockey team lose 4-1 to Union. On Thursday night, I spent about seven hours at office hours after five hours of class, which is how I came to start off my Valentine’s day in Olin Hall. After finally finishing up the second of three problem sets, I returned to my room to compile the last problem set. It was a fun week.
But it wasn’t all bad. After classes ended on Friday, I met up with a few friends at the café (Café Jennie) in the Cornell Store to get cheesecake. There were several motivating factors behind this decision. One, it was the start of February break; two, the cheesecake was on sale; and three, Cheesecake. What more reason did I need? If you don’t like cheesecake, insert the dessert of your choice. If you don’t like dessert, insert the food of your choice. If you don’t like food, insert your favorite object/activity/color of your choice.
Anyway, I tried a slice of plain cheesecake with raspberry swirled into it topped with some sort of whipped cream and white chocolate. You can tell I’m a food science major by all the technical terms I just used. It was very good, though I could have done with less cream and more white chocolate.
Later in the evening I went to the men’s hockey game. Although the score was kind of disappointing, it was still fun. And on that note, here’s one last Valentine’s Day sentiment: