Monthly Archives: April 2015

Reifs go to Rio (and assorted other destinations) 

After months of planning, and years of waiting, to be quite frank, my family was finally coming to Brazil. When I first studied abroad in 2011, we tossed around the idea of my parents coming to visit, but it never … Continue reading

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USA at UFC (aka wrapping up the end of 2014 in one post)

it’s hard to think that this one post will wrap up everything from Porto Alegre (mid-September) through the end if grant in mid-November, but I promise it won’t be horribly long.  Around May, the student council for the Letras department … Continue reading

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I’m back! 

So, after a brief (cough six-month) hiatus, I’m back! At the behest of some readers, including people other than my mom, I’m resurrecting the gringa goes! I’m about to head out for a trip for Semana Santa, but, when I … Continue reading

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