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May 31, 1975

In 1975 my parents lived in the city of Itajubá, in the mountainous region where Minas Gerais meets the states of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. My mother’s family lived on the other side of the mountain range, in … Continue reading

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Things I don't need to do before I die

I saw this at my friend Denise’s blog, which she got from the Feministe blog. The idea is to make a list of things you feel no need of doing before you die. So here are some of mine: Climb … Continue reading

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Running progress

I’m still at the run-and-walk stage but I made good progress today. Last week I ran 2 1/2 laps at Hart House and walked 1 so this week I planned to run at least 3, possibly 3 1/2. The day … Continue reading

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Which European city?

You Belong in Milan Stylish and sophisticated, you want to enjoy a truly European life – away from tourists!Milan fits you perfectly. Great shopping, high quality food, lots of culture… with very little hype. What European City Do You Belong … Continue reading

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1. Eat more regularly at home. 2. Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet with enough calcium-rich fruits and vegetables daily (since I’m in a risk group for osteoporosis) 3. Go to the gym every morning before school – six times a … Continue reading

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If I were in South Park…

This is what I’d look like You can create your own version here. The glasses are not quite right but…

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If I were…

Answering Denise’s question, here’s my list: What would you be if you were… If I were a kind of music, I would be… fusion. If I were a month, I would be…may If I were a day of the week, … Continue reading

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Another Q & A meme…

Ok, we all know I can’t resist a meme… Landismom had this one in her blog and I couldn’t resist! 1.)Q. Can you cook? A. Definitely. I LOVE cooking and I’ve learned a lot about cooking this past year in … Continue reading

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The positive side of being forgetful

I’ve been studying hard since I started my undergraduate degree back in January 2000. One of the side effects of this life devoted to books and knowledge is my increasing absent-mindness and forgetfulness (I tell Alan I’m training to be … Continue reading

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A strong woman

Heloisa Bezzi was born on April 1, 1916 in the mountainous town of Petropolis, Brazil to a very influential family. She was the oldest of four children. Her great-grandfather was the Viscount of Ouro Preto, the last prime minister of … Continue reading

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