Monday, 18 August 2014

I’m still recovering after the World Cup final. What an amazing adventure Brazil was!

It gave us James Rodriguez and his dance moves.

And his goals:

Mascherano and his Braveheart like talk to Chiquito Romero
His hug with Messi when we qualified for the final
Messi’s happy tears 

And his tears of sadness even when he was chosen the best player of the world cup

David Luiz heartbreak 
And the tragedy of that terrible game against those who must not be named
Brazil was beautiful and all the emotions gave me plenty of food for many, many books. 
I went to SCBWI, I’m working for revisions that an agent requested (!!!), and I applied for the Vermont College Children’s Writing Program. My garden is exploding with plants if not vegetables. Summer is almost over but it’s been beautiful and I’ll never forget it. Like I’ll never forget this team:

Or the fact that my husband went to the World Cup with his friends and not me. Nope. Not forgetting any time soon 😉

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Yamile Saied Mendez

Yamile (sha-MEE-lay) Saied Méndez is a fútbol-obsessed Argentine-American, Picture Book, Middle Grade, and Young Adult author.

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