Category: Social Life/Boston

Boston is for the Birds

As I made the long drive from Seattle to Boston on my way to BU Law, I picked up a birding guidebook so I could try and figure out what kinds of avian life I would see on the trip across the country. One thing I quickly learned is that bird watching is harder than […]

Across the River: Harvard Square

Exploring Boston is something I’m determined to do more. When I was younger we would come into the city for a specific purpose. As I’ve gotten older and started coming into the city more on my own, I’ve slowly explored new areas. There is SO much to see in Boston and each area has such […]

There’s Snow Time Like Your First Time

If you’re currently situated somewhere in the Northeastern United States, then you’re well aware of the current state of the weather union. But, if you haven’t yet been briefed on the situation, here it is in one word: SNOW. While this isn’t my first snowy rodeo, it is only my second real New England winter […]

Snow Day!

Today my fellow Terriers awoke to this delightful bit of news: “EMERGENCY BU ALERT: Boston University’s Charles River Campus is cancelling daytime and evening classes on Thursday, February 9, 2017 as of 6:00 AM. All academic and administrative activities (e.g. classes, seminars, student activities and meetings) that are scheduled to take place are cancelled. Academic […]

Surviving Boston Winter 101

As a born and raised New Englander, I feel like I should share some ways to get through the (mostly brutal) Boston winters without losing too much body heat, fingers to frostbite, or sanity. I’ve compiled a list of things I think are absolutely essential to surviving the “Artic-tundra-then-monsoon-then-fifty-and-sunny-in-one-week” day to day life in New […]