I put off this edition of my Year in Review for last because it’s the hardest one to write. It means admitting … More
You’d think that starting my third year would mean that I’d have this teaching down, right? Pfffft, only if teaching … More
Oh man, it’s been just over a month since I posted. I swear I haven’t been lazy. If anything, it’s … More
When I say things, I mean them. I mean it when I’m screaming “USA! USA!” because I am proud of seeing my fellow American athletes when they’re playing at the highest level of their sport. I mean it when I jump up and down and chant “I believe that we will win!” because I don’t think winning is limited to the scoreboard.
For a crash course on what Dia de Portugal is, check out my post from last year. This year, I … More
Most days, I’m happy if my Portuguese students retain enough from the one night a week I have with them … More
If you’ve heard me talk about anything Portuguese for any length of time, I’ll eventually start gushing about my literary boyfriend: Fernando Pessoa.
Greetings, fellow Bay Area foodies. By now, you’ve heard that San Jose got it it’s first Michelin-starred restaurant: Little Portugal’s Adega. You’re probably dying to get a reservation, right? Yeah, you and everyone else—including yours truly, who’s been putting off going for nearly a year.
If I’m stuck waiting for my reservation with the rest of you, then let me tell you where you should be eating while you’re waiting for your reservation at Adega.
After a summer of uncertainty, it feels good to have direction in my life again.
Sabato Jr. knowing what socialism is like me knowing what a dictatorship is b/c my parents grew up in the … More