Category: In the Community

Winter Interlude: Reality, Plus Lots of Books & Day Trips

Reality Not so long ago, I finished eighty-one pages of seminar paper writing in about 10 days — and that’s not counting various drafts and outlines. This wasn’t just any writing, but intense research and original analysis (see my previous post for more), and it was exhilarating and exhausting to think so hard about new-to-me concepts. My brain […]

Break time in the neighborhoods of Boston

Many law students may be traveling home to spend their winter break with family and friends. But for those who have some time around Boston after finals end or before classes (or lawyering lab) starts back up, consider taking some time to explore the different neighborhoods in Boston. First, let’s start with the South End […]

When you hate running in America’s most run-happy city

“Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy!” –Legally Blonde Well, I think my endorphin-to-exercise-connection must be severed because I absolutely hate working out. I hear people talk about how good they feel about themselves after they come back from the gym, or how pumped spin class makes them, or how refreshing runs are outdoors, […]

A Day on the Farm

The two activities my girlfriend, Lindsay, and I have been looking forward to most since moving back to the east coast are enjoying the autumn and taking little road trips on our weekends off from school. As two New Englanders living in Hawaii for the past few years, we missed the seasonal changes and open […]

On Gratitude

It’s a clear, crisp Sunday morning, and I’m on a bus headed back to Boston. I spent Thanksgiving weekend taking a break from the law, reconnecting with friends and wandering around NYC. This trip was a welcome respite from outlines, case books, and the heightened anxiety that permeates the Redstone Building this time of year. […]