I spent my first two months in Boston crashing with Rachel. She technically has a one bedroom apartment off of Oak Square in Brighton, it conveniently has an "office"/large walk in closest. In theory this sounds like a really great place to throw a mattress on the floor and live with relatively cheap rent. However, living on the third floor with slanted ceilings and no windows was not all I had hoped for.
After finally settling into the city, and getting my wits about me, I began the apartment hunt. I was able to find a new apartment on Craigslist, still in Brighton, closer to the green line. This means a shorter commute, oh, and WINDOWS! I'm living with a high school teacher (she's great!), and the cutest little peekapoo (pekingese/poodle), Solo.