And that wasn’t enough.
It was 34 degrees when I landed — 50 degrees colder than when I left Honolulu on Thursday night. And the temperature dipped into the 20s later last night.
But I was still excited to walk about this quaint college town, where my boyfriend had been studying and living for the past three months.
I hadn’t been back to Wisconsin since 1999 — Thanksgiving, in fact — and it was just as beautiful and friendly as I remember
But I don’t remember it being this cold.
Here’s what my first day in Madison looked like: