Chicago stories

How some things change and other things never change strikes me every time I return to the streets of my hometown.

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Marlene

It was on the special occasion of her last night in Rio de Janeiro. We were smashed up against the bar of a famous samba venue when two warrior women, exaggerating their merriment, disrespected the personal space of the Queen.

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Sobre outros Rios | Paquetá Island

Que ilha você levaria para uma pessoa deserta? Fácil: Paquetá! |
The folkloric island in the middle of Guanabara Bay is not to be missed!

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Street Art – Rio | Arte de rua – Rio

O acervo está aberto: Passei 10 anos fotografando no Grande Centro do Rio de Janeiro | After 10 years photographing the urban art of Rio de Janeiro, the exhibition is open.

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Table for one: pandemic cooking

That’s it. I’m tired. It has been nine months cooking for myself. The summer is now here in Rio de Janeiro and it is hot. I don’t want to cook anymore.

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Head-carrying | Carregar na cabeça

Although he hadn’t carried the jackfruit from its origins in the Western Ghats of India for the fruit to do so well in the Serra do Mar of Rio de Janeiro, I knew exactly where he had gotten it. And it seemed as no less of an incredible feat to have carried the heavy monster all the […]

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uma foto abandonada

Mas o que realmente me impediu de acionar a câmera, e me fez colocá-la de volta no estojo, perdendo o que poderia ter sido a foto perfeita, uma cápsula do tempo, foi uma sensação semelhante à que ocorre pouco antes de se colher uma flor, quando a dúvida interfere na escolha de se possuir a beleza destruindo-a.

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