Andromeda Yahoudy-Macner

Andromeda is passionate changing the ideals of our society and creating a more progressive USA. She is involved in education and medical research. Her goals this year are to gain an understanding of a new healthcare system in relation to her own and to make connections with those around her. Her favorite quote is "I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well." - Diane Ackerman


Cockroach Apocalypse

So, this was an event. It consumed an entire day and resulted and a small discount on the Airbnb. It all started with a trip to Rio with three other fellows. It was Grace, Michele, and Graham- for future reference. We all booked this Airbnb that had glowing reviews. I’m talking like 2 paragraphs of…

03 February, 2020

Eu Não Entendo

In my high school language was not prioritized. People could take a simple three years of either Spanish or French and then they’d fulfill that requirement to graduate. I took four and a half years of French, but alas I came out with having no ability to converse with anyone in French. Part of that…

14 January, 2020

Family Outings

So, I’m not sure how other countries are when it comes to going out with their families, but this is what my experience in Brazil has been so far.  When your family tells you that you are going out or you going on a trip with them they usually give you some general details. They…

26 December, 2019

Finding My Home

Recently we got our “halfway there” surveys and I realized that I had blogs to write. Now I only have to do a couple, but nevertheless I know I can’t put them off forever.  Well let’s see. I’ve been just sorta living it up with the beaches and surfing. I’m no doubt the worst in…

15 December, 2019

Just Another Blog

8/27/19 I’m by no means the most creative or fantastic writer as you will see, but I do spend a good majority of my time reflecting through my writing. I often write when I’m sad or anxious and have no other means of coping with those feelings.  Now, for Brazil, the real topic of conversation….

31 August, 2019

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