February – Classes Commence and Mustard and Valentines Adorn Our Vineyards

February is upon us, and at SSU this means new classes are starting.  The first few weeks are always hectic as students are jostling to find seats in our crowded classrooms.  Due to budget cuts, we have less seats.  However, due to the large group of Millennials coming through the university system now and until 2015, we have more students than we have seats available.

So it is best to look on the positive side.  The vineyards around campus are filled with yellow mustard, and Valentine’s Day is a special part of this month.  It is good to take some time out each day to think of these small blessings.  Thus my wine quote for February focuses on the romantic side of this month.

Wine Quote of the Month:

“A Book of Verses underneath the Bough,

A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread-and Thou

Beside me singing in the Wilderness-

O, Wilderness were Paradise enow!”

Omar Khayyam