Hey I'm jealous. I'm dying to get back on an academic schedule. I think I'm having a mid-life crisis--I'm longing to throw it all over and go back to college to study something fascinating but totally irrelevant--like archeology, or more language study. My sister did but then she has a hubby with a good job and benefits to support her.
God then made man. The Italians for their beauty. The French for their cuisine. The Welsh for their voices. The Germans for their cars. And on and on until He looked at what He had created and said, "This is all very well, but no-one is having fun. I'll have to make an Irishman."