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, Rachel Maddow show, All In with Chris Hayes, Masterpiece Classic

Most recent movie I’ve seen in a movie theatre: The Zookeeper’s Wife

Most recent trip: Domestic:  Minnesota, North and South Dakota, May 2017
International: Panama Canal Cruise, March-April 2017

Country I have been to most often:  Brazil (1971, 1978-79, 1980-81, 1988, 2003, 2016)

Good books I’ve read recently:
Fiction:
All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood
The Wonder by Emma Donoghue
Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow
Before the Fall
by Noah Hawley
City of Thieves – David Benioff
Non-Fiction:
This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein
Janesville, An American Story by Amy Goldstein
A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
Books I’m currently reading:
This Changes Everything – Naomi Klein (NF)
The Japanese Lover – Isabel Allende (F)
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

 

9 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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