About Me

Profession: Retired as of June 2015. Formerly: Elementary level bilingual/ESL teacher, bilingual assistant

Languages I speak, read and write:  English, Spanish, and Portuguese

Interests: Travel, writing, reading, photography, scrapbooking, politics

Favorite TV Shows: Jane the Virgin, Call the Midwife, Outlander, Downton Abbey, Rachel Maddow show, All In with Chris Hayes, Masterpiece Classic

Most recent movie I’ve seen in a movie theatre: The Martian

Most recent trip: Baltic Sea cruise – Aug. 2015

Country I have been to most often:  Brazil (1971, 1978-79, 1980-81, 1988, 2003)

Good books I’ve read recently:
Fiction:
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean
The Martian by Andy Weir
Perla
– Carolina de Robertis
Redeployment – Phil Klay
Non-Fiction:
This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein
1491 by Charles Mann
Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo;
Books I’m currently reading:
This Changes Everything – Naomi Klein (NF)
Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs – Johann Hari (NF)
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History – S. C. Gwynne (NF)
Book series I always read:
Ladies #1 Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
Sunday Philosophy Club: Isabel Dalhousie Mysteries by Alexander McCall Smith
Outlander
by Diana Gabaldon
Harry Potter
by J. K. Rowling

 

6 thoughts on “About Me

  1. Hi There,
    Thanks for taking the time to stop off at my little corner of the blogosphere and for the follow. Your support is greatly appreciated. Please feel free to drop back anytime. I look forward to seeing more from you,
    All the best,
    Eddie 🙂

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