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Brazil-Carnival Rio de Janiero and Corcovado

February 2006

PICTURES: (TOP) UNIDIOS DA TIJUCA SAMBA TEAM!!  Yes, that is me, “el gringo” on the far right along with my buddies from New England. 197 more words


Christine (Part 2)

Teaching photography online, I could work online in São Paulo just as easily as I did in New York. When Chris left in the morning to go to work, I reviewed schoolwork, and after lunch I took long walks that looped though the city’s central neighborhoods. 3,191 more words

Creative Non-fiction

Christine (Part 1)

After a brief exchange on OK Cupid, Christine and I met. The date was at the end of her well-heeled block in Brooklyn. She had said she didn’t care for dating much so why travel to another borough? 3,573 more words

Creative Non-fiction

2016 Continental Olympic Qualification Tournament

Early this January, Volleyball Canada hosted the 2016 Men’s NORCECA Continental Olympic Qualification Tournament here in Edmonton. Canada (ranked 10th pre-tournament), Cuba (ranked 15th pre-tournament), Puerto Rico (ranked 22th pre-tournament) and Mexico (ranked 24th pre-tournament) were invited to duke it out for a spot in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. 94 more words


You can visit Brazil this year without a visa

Brazil is one of the most warm and rewarding countries in the world you can visit, but sadly many people never make it. I suspect that’s partly due to the fact that Americans (and travelers from many other nations) need a visa to enter the country. 249 more words


Helping The Children In Brazil

I have been honored to take part in a program abroad with an organization that shares the same core values as I do. This program is through the International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ). 406 more words


Atlanta Dream’s McCoughtry leads Team USA to win over Italian National Team

The Atlanta Dream’s Angel McCoughtry scored a game-high 19 points on 5-of-11 shooting, including a perfect 9-of-9 clip from the charity stripe, to pace Team USA to a 79-66 victory over the Italian National Team in the second game of its current European Tour on Wednesday in Rome. 337 more words