Tag: Brazil

School Is Out Around the World

School Is Out Around the World
As I wait for interviews to take hold, I sit in my writing space and watch the world pass by under my window. I like this window overlooking the sidewalk. Today, it frames a stream of school children heading home in the clear light of a fresh washed afternoon. By the size of their burdens, I know... Read more »

Things The World Taught Me in 2014

Things The World Taught Me in 2014
I began this blog in June of 2014 with the goal of interviewing one person in every country of the world (roughly 196). By year’s end, I’d spoken with 19 people. They humbled me with their willingness to participate. Surprised, delighted, and disturbed me with their responses. I learned so much from them. Below, is... Read more »

From Campinas, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil

From Campinas, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  Jaell works twelve hour days as a translator-interpreter, university professor, and international business advisor. She also works with student exchange . Fellow ChicagoNow blogger Kathy Matthews (Quilting! Sewing! Creating!) connected me with Jaell via email. Campinas is forty-five minutes from the capital of the State of São Paulo, also named São Paulo.  The Portuguese and... Read more »
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