It’s Monday…

The Capitol. Photo used under the Creative Commons License.

Whisper a tearful goodbye to your correctly-sized bed and the comfort of home-cooked meals that aren’t 99-cent microwaveable mac ‘n’ cheese bowls: Spring semester has arrived.

Give yourself a pat on the back as you return to D.C. for possibly contributing to the city’s latest superlative: ninth drunkest city in the nation.

With Inauguration Day looming, get back into a political frame of mind. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will speak at Lisner Auditorium Friday as part of Politics and Prose bookstore’s speaker series. Tickets for the 7 p.m. event secure you both a seat in the audience and a copy of her memoir, “My Beloved World.”

– And if you’re dreading the departure of winter break, take solace in knowing you’re not alone.

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