Category: In the Community

Blizzards… So Many Blizzards

I’m not sure I would say “survive a few blizzards” was ever really on my bucket list of things to do, but at least now I can appreciate what “cold” really means and why northerners are so tense. Growing up in sunny and warm Georgia weather definitely used to make me wonder why northerners are […]

It fills with alabaster wool the wrinkles of the road

It’s so much a part of our lives that I’m not sure it’s even “news” anymore: We’re in the middle of WINTER here in Boston.   This season has been a tricky one. We didn’t have any snow in November. My visitors at Christmas didn’t see a snowflake. Then, two weeks ago, BOOM(!!!), here it […]

Snowpocalypse 2015

As you gleaned from my previous posts, I am not originally from New England. This is my first blizzard. At first, I thought it might be rather crazy and scary, but my husband didn’t seem worried. He is from New England originally, and I usually gauge my should-I-freak-out meter by his reaction. Yesterday, we both […]

‘Scorched Earth’ Networking

Building a professional network is roughly equal parts organization, creativity, and perseverance. Building one in a city hundreds of miles from where you currently reside is all of those things… arguably tripled. While I’m finishing up my last semester in Boston, much of my career preparations are centered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Email and phone are […]

I’m a loner, law school — a rebel

Winter break’s end is looming, and I’m anxious about going back to school — but not for the reasons you might imagine. I’m eager to return to my clinic, and to start Public Health Law, Mediation, and Feminist Jurisprudence classes. I’m even excited about Albers Moot Court competition and judging and coaching the BU Client […]