February, 2010

A Matter of Perspective

Brazil is very different from the US. How different, you ask? Let me tell you… Because we are closer to...

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The Best Kind of Snake…

…is one that, like this one found on our seminary campus, has assumed room temperature. My son does not agree...

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I Stand Corrected

Contrary to the opinion I expressed on a recent post, fusion of Brazilian styles and traditional Scottish bagpipes is not...

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Lizards R Us or Mikey’s Idea of Paradise

Here are some pictures of a teju (pronounced TEH-zhoo) found on campus yesterday. It had apparently fallen into this hole...

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Brazilan/Scottish Musical Interlude: The Muppets Murder Aquarela do Brasil

Searching for some good Brazilian music to post today I ran across this, which succeeds mocking the heritage of my...

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One Last Orientation

For us this semester will be one of “lasts”: the last classes taught, the last chapel service, etc. before God...

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Andrew 1, Piranha 30

A few weeks ago I got together with some of our missionary colleagues to discuss some exciting possibilities for our...

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It’s That Time of Year Again

Carnaval time. When Brazil goes crazy for about a week, and then settles down for a big hangover. Every year...

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Seen In and Around Fortaleza

Our trip to Fortaleza to take care of paperwork was not about bureaucracy. Here in Brazil trips are seldom without...

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Fortaleza from Ten Floors Up

Staying with friends in their new apartment in Fortaleza, couldn’t resist taking these shots from their tenth-story window. Talk back...

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