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Santa Teresa

If Copacabana is the Times Square of Rio, then Santa Teresa is the Village (if not Williamsburg).  We had a fun night out here, and on my next trip to Rio (my Visa is good for 10 years!), I’d definitely choose to stay in this neighborhood. But first, a leisurely morning.  We did actually go […]

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The Weekend Update

I’ve officially passed the two month mark in Chicago! I’m starting to get the hang of things and getting settled in.  While the blog has been on the back burner for a while, I think I’ve finally gotten my daily/weekly routine to the point where I can schedule time to write. Because the lack of […]

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I get by with a little help from my friends

Moving isn’t easy. As much as I enjoy a change of pace and a new adventure, I’ve never enjoyed the logistical aspects of moving. Despise may be the more accurate word. There’s all the little things, like finding an apartment and the fastest route to work (still working on both of those items). But there’s […]

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Saying goodbye

Over the course of the last few days, I packed up my two suitcases, and moved into my new place in Chicago. As with any big move, or any major life event, it gave me a lot to think about. I’m in a stage of my life where I find myself being especially thankful for […]

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Photo Shoot

There’s nothing like catching up with a good friend. The kind of friendship where it doesn’t matter how much time has passed since you last saw each other because you can pick up right where you left off, spending an entire afternoon laughing about old times. I have that kind of kindred friendship with Dominika. […]

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