Monthly Archives: January 2011

The View from the Crib

So, I’ve settled into a new one-bedroom apartment in Downtown São Paulo. The place has character: huge rooms, high ceilings, French doors leading out to a small terrace where I can sit and write (theoretically), with my feet being massaged … Continue reading

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Haiti, One Year On

After a devastating earthquake one year ago, the first colony in the hemisphere to throw off the yoke of slavery – a place that has forever been punished for that courageous act – is still in major need of financial … Continue reading

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Global Juke Joint: “On Air” by Air France Music

Last year, Air France decided it would compile a bit of its inflight musical entertainment into half-hour podcasts that you can download every couple of months. With an esoteric mix of relaxingly ambient and soulfully acoustic selections, the “On Air” … Continue reading

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A Thank You and a Goodbye

First, I want to start the new year giving thanks to you, my readers, for traveling with me this far.  I know I’m not very communicative via the comments section, but I sincerely appreciate every person who looks at my … Continue reading

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Transition and Consolidation: Annual Review 2010

As the Earth begins its 2011th revolution around the Sun since Baby Jesus was born, I’m following the sage advice of Non-Conformism personified, Mr. Chris Guillebeau, and conducting a review of my life as Fly Brother during the year that … Continue reading

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