Author Archives: Paige Morency-Brassard

About Paige Morency-Brassard

Paige Morency-Brassard is a Psychology major and Studio Art and Portuguese minor in the College. She grew up in Massachussetts and southern Maine, but has loved living in DC over the past two years. She studied abroad in Italy her junior year of high school and can't wait to do it again at Pontificia Universidade Catolica in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil! And, she's so happy to have the opportunity to share her experiences with you!

Stamina

Well, it’s 3:43 AM on a Monday and I’m wide-awake. I guess I might as well do something productive. Living in Rio has managed to completely demolish any semblance of a sleeping pattern that survived my first two years of … Continue reading

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Que Calor!

It’s hot.  All the time.  Consequently, I’m starting to understand why everyone is so obsessed with perfecting their bodies here: because any attempt to perfect any other part of you is completely futile.  Straighten your hair? It’ll be curly in … Continue reading

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Potayto Potahto

Well, unfortunately, what I wrote in my last post was not ridiculous. When I first arrived here in Rio, I was pleasantly surprised by how safe I felt.  Yes, driving past the miles and miles of immensely impoverished favelas was … Continue reading

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Leaving Tomorrow!

Wow, this day has snuck up on me: I leave tomorrow.  It seems like last week that I moved into my house on 35th and N to begin my summer courses at Georgetown.  Then, before I knew it, (with a … Continue reading

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