Redditech’s Boston Chronicles Day 4 – Stretching the mind, do I have what it takes?

Today was as hectic as the the first day of work. Bootcamp really is such, I feel as if every muscle that exists in my mind has been stretched and challenged to the point where it will collapse. But I know it won’t, and given what I’ve been learning, I know I’ll only come out better for it. These guys I’m working with really have their sh*t together when it comes to the game of IT. They asked today if we knew why they chose the members they did from the interviews to come to Boston, they then showed us. I still don’t see anything special about me in particular, other than my passion for learning and improving myself, although what they pointed out otherwise did ring true. While I do not doubt I can meet the challenge put forward to me today, part of me is still underconfident about just how well I can match up in this new world I’m discovering. Time will tell, my will is still undaunting in meeting the challenges of Boston life. (more…)

Redditech’s Boston Chronicles: Day 3

Things have started off in a rush since arriving in Boston on Sunday morning (12:01am to be exact) so that I guess Days 1 and 2 have to be incorporated in this post. The climate change on arriving wasn’t as bad as if I had come in winter, but it’s still a shock to me. That night it was about 10 degrees and raining. Sunday during the day it was overcast and 12 degrees during the day, not something a guy from Trinidad gets to experience unless he has a walk-in fridge/freezer. Still, it got better today, it was up to about 16 degrees, and I managed to walk around without my jacket comfortably (I guess I adapted). Then I realised it was 9pm and NOW getting a little dark….that part’s pretty weird, but at least it will let me roam about town (if I get time after work) in the safety of daylight.