Thanksgiving Stateside Edition: Seven Things I’m Grateful For

You guys. It’s Thanksgiving. Seriously?!  How did the beginning and middle of 2011 fly by so quickly?  On this day last year, I was frantically cooking my heart out to prepare a Thanksgiving feast for my Brazilian friends.  On this day two years ago, I was doing the same but for a group of newly … More Thanksgiving Stateside Edition: Seven Things I’m Grateful For

Thanksgiving in Rio–Friendsgiving Expat Version 2.0

So apparently I’m not one for important dates.  I totally forgot my own one-year anniversary of living abroad in South America.  I believe it happened around November 4… it was more than a year ago that I boarded a plane at O’Hare International in Chicago with the final destination of Buenos Aires (little did I … More Thanksgiving in Rio–Friendsgiving Expat Version 2.0

Forever the Japa

So it’s been a really long time since I’ve blogged about my life here, and I almost don’t know where to start.  But instead of trying to tackle it all in one post I thought I would break it up into little posts–posts about things that I love about Rio; things that suck; and my … More Forever the Japa