Brazil is not the United States
Brazil is not the United States. I like that about Brazil. Actually, I really like that about Brazil.
From day one when I first visited this country 13 years ago I loved the fact that vendors walk the sand at beaches everywhere selling cold beverages, warm fresh foods, sun bathing products, s... Thu, 02 May 2013 00:03:00
Waterfalls cleanse the spirit The Waters of March (listen here to the classic version and here for a beautiful bi-lingual version) and those into April do more than create joy in our hearts. They also fill some of our favorite waterfalls to roaring capacity. One of Luiz?s favorite spots is Boa Esperança in the mountains just out... Sun, 28 Apr 2013 21:37:00
Gay and lesbian marriage gets easier in Rio At first glance: whoopee! Rio state is getting its legal house in order and finally complying with National protocols regarding lesbian and gay marriage licenses. But then, it is never that simple. Let me try to explain. [Note: I am not a lawyer and do not have a complete understanding of all the le... Sun, 21 Apr 2013 18:06:00
Starting a business in Brazil ? some tips First, as my 77 year old Brazilian father-in-law and previous business owner used to say (may he rest in peace) ?Be careful what you wish for.?Should I start with the positives or the negatives? Oh heck, I?ll dive into the starry eyed positives as seen by this newcomer through his rose colored glass... Sat, 13 Apr 2013 20:08:00
We're going back to the USA -- to shop After five and a half years of acclimating to Brazilian life we are finally making a trip back to the United States. We will visit family and friends in Florida for three weeks in May. Obviously it has been a while, so catching up in person with folks in Florida will be great. Also, we are looking f... Thu, 04 Apr 2013 18:22:00