Tag: work

The View from Downstairs

The View from Downstairs

| May 2, 2017 | 1 Comment

But this isn’t what people picture when they think of ambition, is it? I think they picture someone climbing Mt. Everest, or a man in a suit looking out the window of a high rise — thinking not of his view, but of the view from the office above him.

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Which Would You Choose?: A Self-Indulgent Speculation

Which Would You Choose?: A Self-Indulgent Speculation

| February 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Most people will at some point or another face a question of work vs. personal. Which would you choose?

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I Speak for the Trees, and the Folks Who Study Them

I Speak for the Trees, and the Folks Who Study Them

| January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sometimes I’m a writer. Sometimes I dissect bird poop.

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Stories from the Circulation Desk

Stories from the Circulation Desk

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The work can be monotonous at times, but then there are moments, little bright spots of curiosity, that stand out in the day and in my memory.

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Why I Hate the Ramen Burger

Why I Hate the Ramen Burger

| December 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

Stop being careless about the fuel you put in your tank! Take a stand! Say no!

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The Other Boston

The Other Boston

| November 1, 2011

What’s funny about Boston University is that they like to splash this slogan across the brochures that says “The city is your campus.” But if you’re an average BU student, you’ve probably seldom gotten off on the blue or orange line except to go to the airport.

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The Facts Of “The Life”

The Facts Of “The Life”

| May 5, 2011

There are 3 things you need to know to to live well. I learned them all in 1 semester of WR 150.

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The Other Redhead On My Train

The Other Redhead On My Train

| April 25, 2011

I was ten minutes into my evening train ride home on an ordinary Thursday when she sat down across from me.  The first thing I noticed was her purse: shiny, silver, and in the shape of a teapot, resting humbly in her lap as though it was nothing more than an ordinary black bag.  Its nonchalant attitude felt familiar to me. I […]

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Adulthood (The Preview)

Adulthood (The Preview)

| March 21, 2011

Two weeks ago, I took my first plunge into the real world.  Kind of.  See, the free time-filled phase of my study abroad program has given way to the internship phase and I have started reporting to HarperCollins Publishers Australia for a publicity internship.  My schedule is set: Tuesdays through Fridays from nine to five, […]

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