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What I am Watching: The Sopranos – finding new depth in a television classic

David Chase’s The Sopranos is heralded by many as the best television show ever produced – and I am not about to argue that. Unfortunately, during its original run, I missed huge chunks of the last few seasons due to … Continue reading

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Riding the Yellow: São Paulo´s Bike Sharing Experiment

A few months ago I began to notice unchained yellow bikes around the city of São Paulo. I was curious to find out more about them, and as good fortune would have it, one was left parked right outside my … Continue reading

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“It´s Like Déjà Vu All Over Again” … All Over Again – How Brazil´s 2018 Presidential Election shadows America´s 2016 Election.

In March of 2016, I wrote an article about the parallels between my experience living in the United States through the corrupt Cheney and Bush years and living through the escapades of Lula and Dilma while here in Brazil. Since … Continue reading

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What I am Watching: A whole lot of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and other popcorn films (Meg, MI:Fallout, Jurassic World)

It’s incredible how Dwayne Johnson has transformed from another wrestler trying to make in Hollywood to the most recognizable big budget star of the moment. His recognizability may be the product of quality work or the fact that he has … Continue reading

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What I am Reading: “The Glass Castle” – a story of an unconventional family and the love that binds.

The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls I got a hold of this book at a friend´s house. She was getting rid of some old stuff and showed me a small shelf full of old books. I picked out two based … Continue reading

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Fabulous Nature Hike Just Outside of São Paulo Capital – Trilha do Índio (The Indian’s Trail)

Escaping the brick and concrete jungle which is São Paulo does not always require traveling that far outside the city. Both this year and last I went on a hike down the Trilha do Índio (The Indian Trail) organized by … Continue reading

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Safety Tips for São Paulo

With nearly 60,000 a year there’s no debating that Brazil is a very dangerous country and São Paulo, Brazil’s biggest capital city, is no stranger to violent crime. With more than 20 million people (if one counts the greater metropolitan area) … Continue reading

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