Is it possible that I have not yet waxed rhapsodic about the farmers’ market this year? I went, as I always do, to the Davis Square market yesterday and there was a real August-worthy bounty awaiting me. The piles and variety of produce increase week-by-week until there is truly more variety than a shopper could need. The market is located close to campus but, more to the point, convenient to the parts of West Somerville/North Cambridge where students tend to live. For those in other neighborhoods, there are markets all over the area. In fact, there are several other markets that I could (and sometimes do) shop at, but the one at Davis is my favorite.
The vegetation wasn’t the only highlight yesterday. I also ran into two Fletcher friends — Elke, a PhD candidate, and Lauren, a recent MALD graduate. Such a treat to catch up in my favorite Wednesday location!
Because I haven’t managed to post earlier this week, and prospects aren’t looking good for tomorrow, either, I’ll run through a quick update.
♦The Admissions Office will soon be back to full staffing. We have spent a lot of time interviewing jobs candidates and I look forward to introducing blog readers to our newest colleagues soon!
♦The pre-session starts Monday! Required for incoming MIB students but available to interested students in other programs, the two weeks of the pre-session are filled with serious study in a somewhat relaxed summer atmosphere. Here’s the description of their course:
The pre-session folks tend to cross through the Hall of Flags without drawing much attention, but we know they’re there — and that the full crop of incoming students will follow only two weeks later.
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