Nathalie Trutmann

Nathalie Trutmann
Sao Paulo, Brazil
June 25
helpless dreamer and aspiring writer, journey and book addict, fascinated with the heroic and absurd, chocolate and cookies, and happy mother of two munchkins - sometimes I manage to update my blogs


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MAY 2, 2012 9:26PM

My Full Stop

“So have you finally found your home?” the dark man asked me staring fixedly at a point somewhere above my left shoulder.

What was it again that had driven me to seek his strange services?  Oh yes – my then bizarre stint working as a headhunter – which only the… Read full post »

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APRIL 17, 2012 1:45PM

In Defense of Mini Acts of Vandalism

 Stealing Birthday Candles

I think that it all started during my collecting years, when I was sixteen and became obsessed with soda cans and their flashy and colorful logos, that to me hinted of so much more than just the sweet nectars they held inside. I treasured each of my… Read full post »

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JANUARY 12, 2012 11:57AM

My View in São Paulo

My View in São Paulo

The view from my window can be very entertaining and instructive even though I've never been one of those who could sit still for more than a minute to smell the roses.  That's my husband’s department, even though he does have a recurrent reason to sit for long stretches of… Read full post »

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NOVEMBER 30, 2011 1:30PM

Rainbow Café

Rainbow Café - Indoor Patio

There’s a special place called Rainbow Café on one of the less transited cobblestone streets of Antigua, Guatemala, one of UNESCO’s world heritage sites, where I could always go when I needed to hide from the world and get a breath of fresh air. 

The entrance isRead full post »

OCTOBER 6, 2011 9:52AM

California Dreaming

My first week of freshman year: what a delightfully confusing and contradictory experience.

After too many reruns of ‘Top Gun’ and ‘Cocktail’ and ‘Tequila Sunrise’ and too many hours of staring longingly at Tom Cruise’s face and fantasizing with pictures of… Read full post »

AUGUST 8, 2011 12:38AM

Of Moms and Trips

The moment that I decided that I would quit criticizing my mom was when I sat back comfortably on the first class leather seat that she’d gotten me upgraded to on my trip from Panama to LA.  I’d told her not to worry, that it was not big deal, but as… Read full post »