• unexpected nights in boston

    What a day. A quick 6 hour Thursday night trip into Boston quickly turned to 26 hour trip, but absolutely no complaints. When being spontaneous, only wonderful things come from it! Thursday night was the first of the RED SOX V YANKEES games, and earlier that week, my three friends, Sarah, Emma, and Faryal, and I decided to buy tickets! No better a way to ring in our year in Massachusetts, right? We decided to hire a zipcar to drive down to Fenway, but Thursday rolled around, and we still hadn’t received the zipcard, so we rented a car. We made sure to look at the terms to ensure that we could…

  • unexpected repatriation

    Repatriating to the US has definitely highlighted my love for the world. I landed in Boston on the evening of the 29th and immediately went to my old fencing club to say hi to my old coach. As soon as I got to hug him, I was teary- going back to the familiar made me remember how much I had loved my life in Boston. Sometimes an absence from the things you love only makes you love them more. That definitely includes food. I’ve been eating loads of whatever I couldn’t get in Singapore- Cheez-its are the main culprit. The freshman 15 may soon turn into the freshman 50, so time…