A Lesson On Self Worth

As many of you know, I began my big girl job working with Connecticut lobbyists a few weeks ago. I begin every morning by sending out a report of what happened in the Senate and the House of Representatives on the previous day. To make sure I didn’t miss anything, I look over the “journals” put out by both chambers, outlining things like which bills were passed and who voted which way on each bill. The House always begins with a prayer, and because I’m normally in a rush while reading through the journal, it’s something I usually skip over. This morning, I had a few extra minutes, and found the time to read it.

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Working in Boston

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The Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston’s financial district featuring the Lawrence Weiner Mural (and my building on the left).

I’ve never had a job in my entire life that I have been excited to go to until now. I started working at my firm in September, and I have never once complained about going to work. This is a change that I could not be more grateful for, because of how much I truly hated working at my old firm last summer. Now, a new opportunity has come my way, and I am so thankful for it. I normally work in my firm’s Hartford office during school, but it’s a little too far from my house to commute there everyday for work. So, this summer I’ve been transferred to the Boston office and I absolutely love it. My first day was Friday, and I sat in traffic for two and a half hours on my way home, and I still have no complaints about the job. I love the idea of spending so much time in the city, beginning to take the train to work, and getting to immerse myself in the legal system.  Continue reading “Working in Boston”