Tagged: relationships

“Send Silence Packing”

The time between Thanksgiving and the December holidays can be filled with mixed emotions. Law students, like everyone else, remember those we have lost. We wish they could be with us, but we are also profoundly grateful for the time we had with them. As Christmas music starts to play on the radio and strings […]

Camaraderie of the 1L’s

In late August I walked into the law auditorium with (almost) 257 total strangers. There were a few familiar faces: someone who went to my undergraduate alma mater, someone I worked with at the statehouse, and someone I met at preview day. But beyond those few recognizable faces, everyone else was a stranger. One of the […]

Today’s secret word is …

Readers, I’ve been holding out on you. There’s one essential ingredient for success in law school that I haven’t yet let you in on. So, here it is: love. Specifically, the love of my husband. Sorry, you can’t have him. Maybe you’ll find your own anchor, confidante, comedian, and helpmeet? Good luck! Without him (and […]

Long Distance in Law School

With admissions season in full swing, long distance relationships seem to be a hot topic among freshly minted admits contemplating new city skylines. Are they doable? I’m here to say yes, absolutely! Successful long distance relationships are not uncommon in law school. Off the top of my head, I can count over two dozen 1Ls […]

On Flying, and Who We Lost.

“They will speak of things that are spiritual and beautiful and of things that are practical and utilitarian; they will mix up angels and engines, sunsets and spark plugs, fraternity and frequencies in one all-encompassing comradeship of interests that makes for the best and most lasting kind of friendship any man can have.” — Percy […]