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World’s End (…in Boston?)

November 16th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

Just a quick update.  After a rather rainy weekend it finally cleared up for a few minutes Sunday afternoon.  We took off for a quick trip to World’s End Reservation about 45mins from HBS.  It’s one of the many beautiful reservations in New England owned and managed by “The Trustees“, an interesting private organization that’s […]

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Rainy Weekend Adventures

November 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

After over a year of living in Boston, I have mixed feelings about the place.  There are very few cities in the US with the sort of density that allows for a vibrant non-car culture: NYC, Boston, SF… maybe DC and Chicago… but that’s about it!  Before coming to Boston, I remember being excited about […]

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Hiking in the Blue Hills

April 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

We went hiking this weekend in the Blue Hills, the most popular of the Boston-area hiking spots.  It actually may be the biggest of the three major state parks within the I-95 inner Boston loop.  The other two are: Middlesex Fells and Lynn Woods.  We had a chance to stop by Middlesex Fells last semester […]

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Fort Independence Park

April 14th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The first beautiful weekend of the year!  Weekends like this help me appreciate Boston.  After a long and dreary winter, it’s wonderful to lay out in the sun and feel like you’re in someplace with bearable weather.  Along the drive to Fort Independence, you pass through South Boston (Southie?).  We stopped in at the Sidewalk […]

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HBS Attendance Policy

April 11th, 2009 · 11 Comments · Uncategorized

… is ridiculous.  Seriously, ridiculous.  Attendance is recorded in every class and HBS (essentially) threatens to dock your grade if you miss a single one!  And nothing’s excused. Sell Weekend?  Unexcused. Interview?  Unexcused. Conference?  Unexcused. Wedding Outside Direct Family?  Unexcused. Funeral Outside Direct Family?  Unexcused. And my favorite: “Stuck in an airport?” Unexcused.  I’m trying […]

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