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Quit Your Job & Travel: Reality or Impossible Dream?

Should your quit your job and go traveling? It may sound like a romantic fairy tale but for some it is a true reality. Nina Ragusa writes in the Huffington Post: Why Quit Your Job and Travel is the Worst Advice Ever. I don’t necessarily agree. It’s true it’s not for everyone. Ultimately we are saying the same thing and she speaks from experience I … Continue reading Quit Your Job & Travel: Reality or Impossible Dream?

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La Gozadera Gente D Zona Ft Marc Anthony’

I heard this song last weekend at Carnaval SF and then Pandora played it on the Marc Anthony station. And now–I can’t stop watching the video. But listening is a close second. It’s with Cuban group Gente D Zona and Marc Anthony but it’s about everybody of Latin America. I think the opening line is interesting that Miami–a US city is the confirmation. Practice your … Continue reading La Gozadera Gente D Zona Ft Marc Anthony’

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Brazilian Music and Dance Coming Full Circle at Carnival in Salvador, Brazil

It’s been more than twenty years since I stumbled into my first encounter with Brazilian dance. It was 1992 or 1993 in Santa Cruz, California and spontaneously I attended a performance of Brazilian dance at Louden Nelson Center. Immediately I knew it was something I was interested in. I still remember seeing Conceição Damaseco dance samba beautifully in a white outfit that evening. Continue reading “Brazilian Music and Dance Coming Full Circle at Carnival in Salvador, Brazil”