There is a small bar halfway between my apartment and the Consulate where I stop several times a week to have a beer on the way home. One of the owners, a young man named Luciano will come and sit with me to learn English and teach me Portuguese. When I told him my 99 year old mother wants to see pictures of the people I meet, he smiled but kept muttering : noventa e nove (ninety nine) over and over again.
So, my Portuguese class is sitting at a bar with a young man who is hungry to learn English, while I sit drinking the local beer, hungry to learn Portuguese.
This is why Life is so amazing. So enjoyable. So satisfying.
One of Life’s infinite adventures to follow. Terese knew, and I am learning.
Elleta Nolte said:
Ah, what a way to start the morning – meeting Luciano. Of all
the ones I’ve met,he is by far the most handsome. He should
be in the movies.