Thought #11: Transition.

Excerpt from “Between the World and Me,” by Ta-Nehisi Coates: “I was one wrong ticket from Vienna, Milan, or some Alpine village that no one I knew had ever heard of. It happened right then. The realization of being far gone, the fear, the unknowable possibilities, all of it -the horror, the wonder, the joy-Continue reading “Thought #11: Transition.”

Faces: Brazil Oh that long-awaited post I have been postponing for fear of not accurately capturing my time in Brazil. But alas, there is no better time than now. So here it goes.  I fell in love with Brazil, that intense teenager newfound love driven by curiosity and vulnerability, where life hasn’t yet hardened youContinue reading

Brasília, Brazil

Picture a description of Brave New World: A brief reference to the Hatchery itself — a “squat” building of “only thirty-four stories” — also gives a sense of the surrounding landscape, a city, by implication, of lofty heights.  That was the eerie impression I received from Brasília, the capital of Brazil. Founded in 1960, theContinue reading “Brasília, Brazil”