My senior year – how time flies

I planned to write a piece talking about the beginning of my senior year, but here we are. I am halfway through my final year of college. Smith has a really great housing system in which we live in communities rather than dorms. Each house is self-governed, and we have a plethora of singles available. … Continue reading My senior year – how time flies

My First Time (Running a Half Marathon)

A small Everest: the 1st Annual Cambridge Half Marathon Cambridge, MA Approaching the training for my first half marathon was tricky. I was in season which meant that I had 6-8 workouts a week that were dictated for me, and any kind of distance running would be completely auxiliary to my current training plan. While … Continue reading My First Time (Running a Half Marathon)

Contemplating my impending Japanese home stay

I'm leaving for Japan in less than a week's time. After a couple of days of orientation, I will be living with a new family each week for the month that I'm there. The closest I've come to doing a homestay is staying in a shared Airbnb. We have been told they will be proving … Continue reading Contemplating my impending Japanese home stay