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Roger Burtonpatel


Tão Tá (And So it Is)

October 8, 2019

Easy on the mouth and easier as a definitive conclusion to any dangling end of a conversation, this pan-Brazilian utterance is as common as the 1950’s-American-Housewife’s “Well, that’s that!” in a buttered voice on a commercial or sitcom, and carries the same connotations. Idea closed? Tão Tá. Song over? Tão Tá. Acceptance of all that...

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The Beginning, Again

August 30, 2019

So- first blog, etc. etc., here we are. The last two weeks have been a wonderful whirlwind of bonding, introspection, serious talking, late nights, dumb jokes, and a whole lotta exploration, in every sense. GCY and Tufts training are very much the same- and yet somehow… different; it's hard to describe how. I feel a...

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