Brazilian in Manhattan

Archive for June, 2008

Picnic? Where is my Harbor Bridge?

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Sam (my hubby) always tries to convince me to have picnics here, but I’m not that into it…. because it brings memories that only make me cry. I had 3 beautiful years with him in Sydney (where we met) where picnic was an everyday event. Actually that’s how he got me. A week or two after […]

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Very suspicious!! Would I dare to say Paranoid?

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  Everybody thinks; “Haa…. Brazillll. Paradise. Such a beautiful country where all the people just dance the samba, drink, go to the beach and make love…” But there is a Brazil that nobody knows of. Sadly this is the Brazil I know. Brazilians (me included obviously) are generally ‘happy go merry’ but also extremely cautious and […]

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Hey Pork Chops!

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When exactly did we become pork chops? From shark and peixinho ( little fish in Portuguese ). If you have a partner and you are in love you probably know what I’m talking about, we find all the time cute nicknames to call each other, like we started with shark and “peixinho” in Australia where […]

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Moroccan Night!

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  Mondays …………. Seems to be a doomed day for everybody, my husband hate it. On Mondays he’s in an extra grump mood, which I’ve learned to ignore. I personally like Mondays, for me symbolize new beginnings, a chance to start over, I know it’s a big cliche, every diet starts on Mondays, but at […]

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