Snow Day Mixtape

Mimi Zak

I woke up early this morning and drank three cups of coffee, put on my warmest sweater, strapped on my boots and walked out the door to a snowy wasteland of a college town. I was headed to the library in some (hopefully) fruitful attempts to reestablish ‘good-student’ karma. Trudging through un-shoveled snowy sidewalk, I moved from the sidewalk and started to walk in the middle of the street. A cheap thrill surely, but it emphasized the awkward post-apocalyptic feeling that is delivered with any unmanageable weather condition. I switched from my favorite NPR news podcast to my Spotify account. With ironically sunny sky sparkling the snow around me, I wanted to make a soundtrack for this brave little trail I had begun to carve out.

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