adventures in reflective surfaces
several hundred brazilian fans -- and a few misguided german ones -- packed st. andrew's church on chicago's north side sunday morning to eat, dance, party, and watch their beloved footballers win their fifth world cup championship. for most of the brazlians, who are undoubtedly the world's best partiers, this was merely the last stop on an all-night party binge. for my friends and i, it was the last in a month-long series of early risings. but what a way to end it. it was, by far, the best world cup-watching experience of them all. until 2006....