I have to say, one of the neatest things about this town (and there are plenty of things I like!) is the level of school spirit. I've never lived anyplace like this before. Sure there was school spirit, but it was usually mixed with a healthy dose of embarrassment as if everybody thought it was kind of un-cool to be that enthusiastic about anything.
This town doesn't seem to have that problem. We went to the grocery store and it was filled with Spartan t-shirts. Teenagers in Spartan t-shirts. College students. Families even. "Is it game day?" I whispered to Paul, fairly certain that we were still a week off. No, it wasn't. People were just getting back into the spirit of things.
She's a fan: