Step 1: Invite your brother. He's pretty great.
Shawarma sandwiches at Brookline Family Restaurant
Hot Pot Buffet, Chinatown
Step 2: Eat an insane amount of food.
No, I didn't receive the tall genes in the family.
Step 3: Smile.
Step 4: Be lucky enough to be playing incredible music in the orchestra that night...love. (and over 700 people showed up. Amazing!)
Step 6: Enjoy with friends.
Lobby Seven, illuminated in purple by hackers for Relay for Life
Step 7: Walk through campus, enjoying the people, places, and idiosyncrasies of this place.
Sun over Kresage
"This area is closed until April 25th" (also known as "MIT cone-setting-up-fail")
Step 8: Hang out.
Waiting for the show to start, enjoying leg room.
This was taken at our seats.
Step 9: Boston Symphony Orchestra, in all their Beethoven Five-playing glory. (and in the second row, too!)
Mimosas, Blood farm bacon, egg bake, monkey bread, cheesecake, roasted tomato and goat cheese tart, and a whole lot of people there to enjoy it!Step 10: Have eighteen people over for brunch in your 420 square foot apartment. Because you can.
Step 11: Wander around Boston
Step 12: Eat cannoli.
Step 13: Wait patiently for your brother's next visit, and for the next big dinner party (Midsommar!)