Hope

Today I am thinking about hope. Hope is a tricky thing and I've always had a beef with it. Even as a kid.*  Hope is what you have until you know the truth, until that hope morphs into something else. Maybe it turns into the feeling of victory as you start the dream job you …

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Being Honeyed and Other Commencement Experiences

This past Sunday was Boston University's commencement. In the weeks leading up the long fours days of formal festivities surrounding the end of the academic year, the excitement begins to build. This was my seventh time covering BU's commencement, and at this point I find it exciting rather than stressful. That is mostly because the whole thing is a well-oiled …

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