By A.J. Peters
After a fantastic spring break, I’m back at St. John’s. I had a great visit with family on the east coast, and a wonderfully relaxing stay with friends on the west coast. I’m not sure it could get much better than the routine I was falling into by the end of break: a cup of coffee with The New York Times or Devil in the White City to start my day, bocce or ping-pong in the afternoon sun, and an evening of cooking and card games next to the wood stove. But it feels good to be back on campus and getting back into the swing of things. We sophomores are enjoying our writing period now, and I’m about to go meet with a tutor for a little help figuring out what Aquinas means by “participation of happiness”.
But before I go, a little holdover from break—my experiments into the mysterious acts of yeast and bread-making: