Category Archives: Fun

Recommended for you: Feel-good comedies featuring a strong female lead

My fiance and I merged Netflix accounts when we moved in together earlier this year so that there would be one little red envelope sitting unopened on our coffee table instead of two. The plan was to keep his account … Continue reading

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You make me feel like dancing…

The Darden faculty and staff have always had a thing for dancing, as evidenced by the Darden Dancing video released last year. But when Darden SY Trisha Bailey came up with the idea of having a Dancing with the Darden … Continue reading

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Why I love having six weeks off for Christmas

 Sleeping in until 8 a.m. That’s late for me! Working out every single day. When you have nowhere you have to be, you have time to do all those special sit ups and fancy arm curls from Self magazine. Reading … Continue reading

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C-ville Photo Wednesday: Young scholar

It’s never too early to introduce kids to the idea of a college education. My friend Kristen brought her 3-year-old daughter Sofia to visit last weekend, and we spent a little time exploring the UVA Grounds. Sofia fit right in. … Continue reading

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Cville Photo Wednesday: Apple picking!

When in Virginia, do as the Virginians do. And right now, it’s apple season.

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Gaga hearts UVA

One of the best things about second year is free evenings. I loved my learning team, but it’s wonderful to be able to do stuff besides spreadsheets at night. Like see Lady Gaga in concert at JPJ! Gaga put on … Continue reading

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100-mile eating at Brookville in Charlottesville

I don’t write about food very often on this blog. With the exception of Peter Chang’s restaurant, I leave the Charlottesville food blogging to Forks in the Road, who does an expert job of it. But I had to write … Continue reading

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What every new b-school student should know

It dawned on me today — in the 5 minutes I lifted my head out of my intern haze — that at this time last year, I was preparing to move to Charlottesville. Which means, right this moment, about 300 … Continue reading

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B-school summer reading

I had no time for recreational reading during First Year. I was lucky if I could snatch a few paragraphs of a NY Times story once a week. Novels? Forget about ’em. So this summer it’s been a joy to … Continue reading

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A few of my favorite things

Since I haven’t been writing much this summer (blame work, blame summer weather, blame laziness), I thought I’d do my readers a favor and offer them a few of my favorite writers to fill the gap. Women Having It All … Continue reading

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