Back in February I took a semester off from school and temporarily moved to Boston (Somerville, actually) to take part in TechStars (an incredible startup accelerator program). It was an amazing and exhausting experience, so when given the option to stick around, I said yes.
I’ll be officially moving to Somerville at the end of May (right now, I’m back home in Puerto Rico packing up some of my stuff), and if I’m completely honest, it’s both really exciting and really weird. Even though I kind of decided to move on a whim, I know it’s the right decision for me. But it’s completely weird knowing that I’m moving somewhere with no set moving out date. I’m staying in Somerville indefinitely and I find that bizarre.
I lived in Rhode Island (boarding school) and in New York (college), but I knew that I would leave those places at a specific date (graduation). Not that it worked out exactly how it was supposed to (I ended up having to move back home after a year in NY), but I had a clearer idea of what my future looked like in those places. I really don’t know how long I’ll be in Somerville and that’s scary and awesome.
I’m looking forward to this move and to exploring Somerville, Cambridge, and Boston.
If you have any suggestions on places that I should check out in the Somerville/Cambridge/Boston area, let me know.