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Christmas in Brazil (and why you should accept rides from strangers!)

A few days before I left for Brazil, my coworker, Nancy, commented that I was a brave person; she said that she was impressed that I not only moved to Chicago by myself, but also that I travel to exotic places.  The funny thing is that I rarely FEEL brave.  If anything, it’s more acting […]

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The perfect time for a getaway…

So, it’s been a little while since my last blog post. Whoops! Time flies when you’re having fun. Or working, that too.  It’s only December, barely winter, and yet I’m already growing tired of this cold and snowy Chicago weather.  The perfect time for a getaway, if you ask me.  The good news is that I […]

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