Due to computer problems and an upcoming 2-week vacation, I am taking a hiatus from blogging. A tech has been working on my computer for 3 days trying to upgrade it, but apparently with little success. It looks as though I will be buying a new computer when I return home! On top of all […]Read More Hiatus
The Republican Party has two mantras: “states’ rights” and “job-killing regulations” (or “job-creating deregulation”). Neither of these is served by two joint resolutions currently making their way through Congress: H.J. Res. 69 and its companion in the Senate S.J. Res. 18. House Joint Resolution 69 would repeal the Fish & Wildlife Service’s rule outlawing the […]Read More This is madness
For Thursday Doors this week, I feature two of the doors I saw on a sunny Sunday on Avenida Paulista. For more, please go to my post Avenida Paulista on a sunny Sunday, Part 1. Interior: Casa das Rosas (House of the Roses), Avenida Paulista, São Paulo, SP, Brazil Facade of Pasteur Institute, Avenida Paulista, […]Read More Thursday Doors: Two Historic Buildings on Avenida Paulista
November 20, 2016 The day dawned bright and sunny – for the first time since we got here! Having obtained a map at the art museum on Friday, I studied it to figure out how to get to Av. Paulista and where to get off the metro. To get to Avenida Paulista, one can take […]Read More Avenida Paulista on a sunny Sunday, Part 1
Saturday, November 19, 2016 I should have remembered: doing routine errands in Brazil is much more complicated than back home! We had a couple of pressing priorities today: 1. Replenishing our rapidly dwindling supply of reais, and 2. fixing our phones to be able to make calls within Brazil. Our host suggested we go to […]Read More A day wasted? But an awesome pizza!