Concise, cosmopolitan & Curitiban with sound and vision.
“Finally experienced what has long been my favorite loan word into English. However, it was after dawn, not dusk, and the dictionary doesn’t tell you that after the serein moves past you and out to sea, it is followed by a few moments of oppressive tropical humidity that are followed by cool breezes and refreshed, sweet air. —Morning in Salvador da Bahia.”
“President Lula, obviously, won’t be a presence within my cabinet.”
“Crap. I just know I’m going to end up a teacher.”
“O que é um peido pra quem já está cagado.”
“Situation: Standing outside of a vegetarian restaurant, waiting for friends. Proprietor comes up to me and says something in Portuguese. I say, ‘Desculpe. Eu não falo português…’ He replies, in English, ‘My friend, what do you speak? Come, let’s talk.’”
“I only regret that this is the first time I’m voting and my picture isn’t on the screen.”
“Is that a reading packet? I LOVE reading packets!”