Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sand Discrimination

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  Yesterday at the beach, instead of sporting my usual Brazilian bikini with cover-up, I wore a tankini.   If you aren’t familiar, a tankini is a two-piece bathing suit with a tank top, complete with padding, and a matching … Continue reading

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Gaia + Manthus

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Last week I accompanied a friend to a little spa in Higienopolis. She was getting what she thought was a massage special (Sao Paulo has a “spa week” just like NYC!) I had planned on getting a much needed manicure. … Continue reading

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Local Elections

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The other day, my daughter and I were leaving her school and a group of young adults were hanging around in front of the building. (Just a note here… this happens rather often. A couple days ago a group of … Continue reading

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Tio! The City Bus

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Ok, it’s official. Despite my comments to the contrary, I’ve kind of given up my daily challenge. I’m just too far behind now to imagine catching up. However, I must say I did make it 233 days (if you count … Continue reading

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Update: Mean Girls

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So I caught up with the mother of the birthday girl today at our yoga class (see Mean Girls). Again she apologized for the way the girls (not her girls, they are super sweet – two of the guests) treated … Continue reading

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Mean Girls

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I know it appears that I have abandoned my blog, but I have NOT abandoned my cause. Next post will be a catch up of all my Brazilian accomplishments. But first… mean girls. Friday I went with my daughter to … Continue reading

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