Things I learnt about work and life from waiting tables in college

Lesli Woodruff
Jul 27, 2019 · 8 min read
Postcard from Kenmore Square…

In the late 80’s, I was on the opening crew of the Pizzeria Uno in Kenmore Square, 2 blocks from Fenway Park. It was a college student’s dream job — if that dream includes coming home at 2am smelling like a deep-dish pizza and beer and sometimes tequila; sometimes elated and excited, sometimes questioning the future of humanity, sometimes wondering what $2.15 an hour and tips…