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“The Swimmer”

Last night I started reading The Falconer by John Cheever. I’ve listened to one of his short stories  “The Swimmer” on The New Yorker fiction podcast (you can listen to it here). In “The Swimmer,” the protagonist, Neddy, fancies himself an … Continue reading

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Travel Reads

Title: Then We Came to the End Author: Joshua Ferris Publication: Little, Brown 2007 Rating: 4 stars Title: The End of the Affair Author: Graham Greene Publication: Heinemann 1951 Rating: 4 stars I haven’t posted in a while because E … Continue reading

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Montreal

You know how sometimes you go to another place (especially out of the country) and it kind of feels like you haven’t actually gone anywhere? For example, I went to Vancouver my senior year in high school and it really … Continue reading

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Personality Test

So, someone called me out on my personality category today (you introvert, you!). It’s been a while since two of my college friends made me take a personality test. All three of us ended up being INFPs, which doesn’t surprise me one … Continue reading

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Self-googling

When I was about 18, I started hearing my friends talk about googling people. Especially, googling boys that asked them out on dates–just to be sure they had no record of being a serial killer or having committed some other … Continue reading

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Recruiting

So, the other day I was walking down Massachusetts Ave. and I crossed a bridge going into Cambridge. At the time, I was on my way to Somerville to look at an apartment, which I clearly didn’t end up living … Continue reading

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Leaf-Peeping

So, it is Fall in New England. The weather is getting cooler, the leaves are beginning to change, people are bringing out their sweaters and schmancy scarves and their umbrellas. It rains all the time. The most recent rain-attack was … Continue reading

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P and Me

Over the weekend, my roommate, P, and I joined a gym. We now feel like adults and like we’re automatically in better shape. We signed up as a couple, because it’s cheaper that way, and since we are poor and … Continue reading

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Friend-finder

Meeting friends, especially girl friends, in a new city is a bit challenging. The first week I was here I met two guys that are really nice and fun to hangout with through the person I was staying with. And, … Continue reading

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No more floating!!

I found a home! I’ll be living in a nice area of town outside of the city. My lovely (perhaps not the most accurate word) new abode is a four bedroom that I will be sharing with one other girl … Continue reading

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