Dress for success

Do you think this was what Swayze had in mind when he told me to wear a college sweatshirt to school on Thursday?

I hope so, ‘cos I made one tonight with iron-on letters from Hobby Lobby. If anybody complains, I will simply point out that this shirt actually has a much closer connection to my alma mater than one might think: It actually originatedĀ on the Strip in Carbondale. Really. John Belushi was taking a theater course at SIU when heĀ stopped in at Gusto’s one afternoon in 1971 to order a custom-designed sweatshirt with “COLLEGE” emblazoned across the front.

I think this goes well with my mandatory “college corner” bulletin board, which includes a photo of Old Main burning….