Monthly Archives: June 2013

Start with a smile, and go from there

Rather than give a day-by-day account of what I’ve been up to like I have in previous posts, I thought I’d just write a little bit about my cultural experiences so far this summer.  And not even so much purely … Continue reading

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Halfway Through the Summer

Hello fellow Scots! Yesterday was officially the halfway point in my internship and summer in D.C.! It’s really amazing how fast time flies. I feel like I have accomplished and seen so much in just 6 short weeks, but there … Continue reading

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Seven day work weeks

Friday was a day sitting at my desk, but it was a welcome break after the long days spent visiting branches.  I’ve really enjoyed the branch visits so far, but they are tiring.   Anyway.  Since Mr. Mondal had asked … Continue reading

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Summer’s Soundtrack

I don’t even know how to start this post.  I guess with this: I’m feeling much, much better.  Not perfect, but there is no comparison to how I was doing last weekend.   Seriously, I don’t know how to start…. … Continue reading

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It’s not always sunshine and rainbows, but there’s always tomorrow

Alright, I’m warning you, this is going to be a bit of a soul-baring post, so if you don’t want to hear it, just tune in for the next update. I’m kind of surprised I’m posting some of this at … Continue reading

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And the Adventure Continues

“We live in a world full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”  -Irving Wallace I think I have finally settled into … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy, Wooster bonds, Trains, and Chai

Yikes.  I don’t even know where to start.  I guess because it’s the first couple days of being back in India, a lot is happening all at once.  So let me start with Tuesday morning….   I woke up and … Continue reading

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And I Smiled

(This post is painfully long… I just started writing and this is what came out.  Feel free to skim!)   Sensory overload.  Nostalgia.  Sweat.  Mercifully, fans.  Tea.  Taxis.  Smiles.   This is where I am now, but allow me to … Continue reading

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Greetings from Washington, D.C!

Hi there! My name is Ariel Veroske and I am participating in an APEX sponsored internship at WETA, a local TV and radio station in Arlington, VA. I am a rising senior, History major, Environmental Studies and English double minor, … Continue reading

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Annie’s APEX Fellowship

Hello, Scots! I am one of the APEX Fellows for Summer 2013, and will be posting here throughout my experience.  My name is Annie Partika, and I am a rising junior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Education.  I’m not … Continue reading

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