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Everyone loves to hate on Biglaw, myself included.  But in an effort to be balanced, and to avoid leaving a trail of terrified law students in my wake, I thought it might be refreshing for all to hear some good things about Biglaw.  I also wanted to explain a little about my relationship with Biglaw […]


Two months into my job in New York City Big Law sans any witty insights.  Shameful, I know.  I can say, however, that work is not the highlight of my life.  At least not right now.  Cupcakes, however, have become a reason to live.  So has Mr. Zegna, kittens, my family, planning trips to Argentina […]


Since my life has recently become too hectic to continue writing for Guest, I have returned to WordPress to resume Queen Samantha’s Weblog. I can’t say that I was happy to leave Guest; but there was a moment – which involved a squirrel, a cilantro plant, and a song – when I knew it was […]


Puppy Love

09Apr08

I have been spending a lot of time in Hoboken lately. Lots of great stuff in Hoboken, along with a high concentration of yuppies, baby carriages, and dogs. Coming from the Upper East Side, I’m beginning to wonder … Is this my inevitable fate? Yuppies, baby carriages, and dogs? And if so, the real question […]


I have been living in New York City long enough now that most of the negatives have faded into the background of my quotidian routine, becoming “facts of life.” Assholes on the subway, like the high sales and income taxes, are now unnoticeable and expected. I now know enough to avoid Times Square at all […]