Boston

The last weekend of September I made my way to Boston for a little reunion with Michele, Mikayla, & Britt. Friday night we hung out a Michele and feasted on cheese & crackers and chips & salsa – a time honored tradition. Saturday we went to the Grafton Street Pub in Cambridge for brunch. If you are ever there, I highly recommend the chickpea burger – so delicious. After brunch we spent some time wondering & shopping in Harvard Square.

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It was Babson’s alumni weekend and, more importantly, the celebration of 30 years of field hockey at Babson. We decided to be supportive alumni and go to the field hockey game – who am I kidding, I was sucked in by the free t-shirt. It was a beautiful afternoon for a field hockey game & at half time all the alumni in attendance were acknowledged for their contributions to the program. After the game we hit up the tailgate for drinks & a little calzones and hit the road. In keeping with the Babson theme we swung into Nick’s on our way back to Michele’s for a buff-chic calzone. I don’t think I’ve had one since Babson and it was well worth the small detour.

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20131016-134416.jpgAfter scoffing down the calzone we went to one of Michele’s friends for a going away party. I never thought being the only sober one in the crowd would be so entertaining – but let me tell you, I haven’t laughed that hard for a long time. The whole evening was a series of hilarious events. We did make it home in one pieces after making a quick stop at a bar in Fenway. The rest of the buff-chi calzone was gone only moments after we got home.

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Sunday we grabbed a very rushed brunch on the way to the airport. Mikayla managed to make a pit stop at Mike’s Pastries and picked me up a peanut butter/fudge brownie for the ride home. I had no napkins or utensils but it didn’t stop me from chowing it down on the plane.

It was a great weekend. I’m really blessed to have great friends.

Photo credit: Mikayla & Michele

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