Sunday, August 31, 2008

1st day in Boston...

arrived in Boston yesterday around 12PM est, had to chill at the airport for the longest time becuz mom forgot the name of the hotel we were staying at. hahahha. so that took like an hour calling every hotel in downtown Boston.

so my mom and i were getting super frustrated. we got lost for about 3 hours. hahah. we had to get directions like 5 times. each time we got directions we would end up somewhere else. the freeways are so freakin complicated here. damn it. haha. so finally we ended up at this McDonalds where this random guy let us know where we were at. Boston's kinda small cuz we ended up by Harvard which is on the other side of the river from where we were supposed to be.

anyway, we got to the Chandler's Inn. which is an overpriced wanna-be artsy hotel. so we're moving to the Marriott today. i walked to Newbury Street where i met up with my friend Andrew Rhim whom i met when i auditioned for Berklee last year at the Berklee in LA program. he showed me where the Best Buy was, and the Johnny Cupcakes store, and we found the Karmaloop store. so tight! newbury is so sick... walking along that street is amazing. ya'll gotta come over...

finally he showed me where the school was. it was like a dream come true. i saw the building that said Berklee College of Music and i was trippin. i couldn't believe that i was really here. theres a music store right across the street.. it's amazing. and the McDonalds and Wendy's are all decorated with music notes and what not. St. Cecilia's is right across the street from Berklee. what a trip.

we walked so much last night, my mom and i knocked out early... like 9PM est hahaha. i realized it was only 6PM pst when we went to sleep... i guess i'm used to the time already. 

to everyone who saw me off at the airport & ate in n out with me for the last time since theres none on the east coast: rusoul, jen, stephie, preston, brandon, krissy, bj, nick, nigel, amanda, bri, josh, esther, eric, kris, sam, marlone, kris lumagi, kristina, nessa, christine, andrew, randolph, mike, stacey, anthony, rachel, franz, derek, lydia, lydia paek, roland, dusty, jasmine, rb, marilu, and justine. i love you guys so much. thank you all, it was like a freakin party at the airport. haha. i'm gonna miss you guys!!!! i can't even think about it without being sad. you guys better come visit soon.

i'm finally chillin.... today's just a chill day. tomorrow is the beginning... weird cuz its labor day. but yeah. more adventures coming up soon... 

-aj

2 comments:

Judy said...

Big moves are always fun to talk/read about because they seem to never go smoothly..

Looking forward to hearing about all your updates in Boston. I'm going in March and gonna definitely check out Newbury St. since everyone talks about it so much..and maybe if you have a show or something I can come! HAHA :D

Good luck on your first day tomorrow!

God bless,
Judy

Rommel said...

wow sounds fun
welcome to the east coast!


come visit in jersey!!