Happy Halloween to All!

Dear Reader, Happy Halloween! Did you dress up this year? As a 20-something with an office job, I did indeed go to work today… but I did it in style. I woke up at 6am and turned my kitchen into a studio as I piled on layers of face paint, eyeshadow and lipstick. My partner, […]

You’re a Grown-Up

Dear Reader, Today, my job took me to a Halloween party at an apartment building in Cambridge. Upon entry into the lovely modern lobby, my team was ushered upstairs to the community room. The area was decked out from floor to ceiling in cobwebs, lights, and other spooky touches. This building certainly went all-out for […]

Pumpkin Time!

Dear Reader, Not all hours are created equal. This week for me has been filled with work. Our team has a big project in December that we already must devote much of our attention to. Even this week, we met for a few hours on Sunday, because we just wouldn’t have had the time to […]

Feelings of Vorfreude

Dear Reader, You know that feeling of anxious excitement you get when you expect something good to happen like an upcoming vacation, first date, or special celebration? Well, the Germans have a word for this– “Vorfreude” or in English “anticipatory joy.” Looking forward to something and expecting it to turn out well can be such […]

Mandela Effect

Dear Reader, Halloween will fall on a Thursday this year, which means many of us will be at the office on the day of the festivities. I have a tendency to “go hard” on Halloween and this year will be no exception. Today, I spent the majority of my time on Halloween prep. For me, […]

Sweater Weather

Dear Reader, I know that this is already totally obvious, however, I must say right now that the weather is very, very important. My mom and sister came to visit me in Boston over the weekend. They had booked their flights in July and I was hesitant to plan too many outdoor activities because I […]

Halloweentown, MA

Dear Reader, Have you ever seen the popular Halloween movie “Hocus Pocus” from 1993? This classic Disney film is one that I have seen many times in my youth. Although the action-packed plot is captivating in itself, one thing that always interested me about the movie was the quaint town in which the plot took […]

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