By Leigh Brandt Just like that, six weeks have passed in Boston and I am anticipating my visit back to my homeland, the Jersey Shore. While first thoughts may evoke images of Snooki and other cast members from MTV’s hit show, I must rightfully defend Monmouth County and disprove any pre-existing ideas of those not […]

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After going home for the week, I couldn’t help but notice that Monmouth County, New Jersey has a lot of great things that make it feel like home in a way that just Boston does not. And while everyone makes fun of Jersey kids for identifying with their county instead of with their town, you’ll […]

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1. You’re constantly told that it’s water, not “wooder.” When you tell people that you’re thirsty and need some “wooder” (pronounced just so), they always make you repeat yourself. Then they proceed to let you know, in no uncertain terms, that you’re wrong, and that the correct way to pronounce the word is “wah-ter.” 2. […]

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