Category: Social Life/Boston

Thinking Local

With all of the snow we’ve had in Boston recently, small businesses have had a rough go of it. People haven’t gone out shopping as much lately. They’ve been eating out less. Businesses have had to close for days. Valentine’s Day reservations were cancelled. In fact, this week was declared Valentine’s Week by Massachusetts Governor […]

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 […]

Ski Trip 2015

BU Law does an annual ski trip to Sugarloaf. I don’t ski and after living in the Northeast for 18 years, I’m not the biggest advocate of snow so I clearly wasn’t planning on attending. However, I learned that a good amount of people attending the ski trip also didn’t ski and were just planning […]

Snowed In: A Tale of Yetis, Snow Forts, and Burning Marshmallows

I was born in California, and lived a generally snow-free existence for the first several years of my life. Ever since, I have had an almost fiendish love of snowstorms. I was the weird kid flushing ice cubes down the toilet, doing snow dances in the street, and wearing my pajamas inside-out in hopes of […]

January is the Greatest Month

I might not speak for the majority when I say this, but January is one of my favorite months to be a law student. For starters, winter hasn’t been around for long enough to lose its magic. Waking up to the glint of snow outside your window carries with it a little glimpses of what […]