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American Exbrat in São Paulo

Definition of EXBRAT:  1. A foreigner living in a “developing” country, spoiled by the conveniences of previous homes 2. An expatriate who refuses to understand the language or culture, but instead spends his/her time watching television programming from his/her homeland … Continue reading

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Dear Abilio dos Santos Diniz

Dear Mr. Abilio dos Santos Diniz, Chairman of Grupo Pão de Açúcar, You and I both know that I don’t work for your company. Actually, you may not be aware of this fact, as considering the dirty and disgusting state … Continue reading

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SP Night Market!

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  I’m very excited that tomorrow I’ll finally be able to attend the SP Night market! For those in Sao Paulo, come and check out the unique eating and shopping opportunities that this night market offers (only now it starts … Continue reading

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Halloween in Sao Paulo

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Yes, I know I’ve been terribly negligent about my blog in past weeks. However, in my own defense, I have been through a Halloween party – moving to another neighborhood – birthday part sandwich that took up all my free … Continue reading

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Brazilian Challenge Day 229: Malling

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On Friday, Day 229, I spent a good amount of time at the mall in Higienópolis. I had time to kill during my daughter’s Friday afternoon activities so I thought I would see what was up in, hopefully, what will … Continue reading

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Brazilian Challenge Day 222: O Presente

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On day 222 I was forced perform the task I most despise in Sao Paulo – buy a present. No, it’s not that I’m not a giving person. It’s just that choking back the idea of spreading my money out … Continue reading

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Day 192: Birthday Party Planning

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No, my daughter is not going to have another birthday party extravaganza this year. But yes, I’ve started planning four months in advance. There is definitely now some Brazilian stuck in me when it comes to birthdays. It’s not my … Continue reading

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