Home again, home again, jiggity jig jig

Being home is strange. I wasn’t sure how strange it was on the painfully long flight home, but it creeps up on you in strange ways. One of the first things that threw me off was simple—putting toilet paper IN the toilet. Explaining why that was weird to my parents was hilarious, though. We didn’t…

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Fortaleza, Brazil: thus far

So, brazil’s been kind of an adventure thus far. When SIT said that you didn’t really need to know portuguese, they really lied. Not being able to communicate is probably the number one difficulty of being here, especially living with a family that knows NO english (some families do, btw). The plane ride here was…

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