Home is…where?

Approximately one week ago, I left Brazil and its beautiful people, sights, and language behind. Since then, I haven’t been able to keep track of the days of the week, or the time. I wake up daily wondering where I am, and in what language I should say “good morning”. I was not expecting to … Continue reading Home is…where?


Goodbye, for now, Brazil

The day has arrived. I am telling my various Brazilian friends and colleagues “estou indo embora amanhã…” I’m leaving tomorrow. Parting from friendships that have been formed with deep seeded affection and understanding, I have come to realize that the novelty's of being here have transformed into a home. And this is what is hard … Continue reading Goodbye, for now, Brazil

pre-Rio madness

Oi gente! My name is Michelle and I over-analyze everything, I like to drink coffee,  and yoga keeps me sane. I will preface now by saying that I am very intrigued by Einstein’s theory of relativity, though my understanding of it is very limited. “The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen … Continue reading pre-Rio madness