Monthly Archives: March 2011

Stuff Russian People Like: Caviar

It’s something economist husband and I still can’t agree on. Movie night snacks always have me reaching for the classic popcorn, while HE (being the wonderful Russian man that he is) insists on some sort of pickled vegetable or else … Continue reading

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Five minutes on Friday

The weather has been CRAZY! Snow, wind, rain and sun all on the same day. March can’t make up its mind. THIS was the view out the window for five minutes on Friday. A welcome gust of cold air, actually, … Continue reading

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March links

Some links from cold, snowy March weekends – a few lovely sites for your browsing pleasure! 1) RACHEL EATS: It’s embarrassing how much time I spent on this site – amazing Italian food recipes, beautiful photography. Simple. Minimal. Lovely. 2) … Continue reading

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gray weekend

Friday night, dragging home late from the office I felt sick. Headache, exhausted, hoarse throat, and totally discouraged after my 3-month development talk with my boss. A nagging voice at the back of my head all day – am I … Continue reading

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March Thankfulness

How quickly I forget how beautiful it’s all really been. And I forget to savor all the moments. But March has brought so much good! 273. ┬áMelted snow washing off the theater roof like a waterfall. Spring! 274. the reality … Continue reading

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Stress, Work, and Coming Alive: a Weekday Post

Reading a book on the metro after a day staring into a screen, cutting pictures with mouse-clicks, carving stories out with a keyboard like a plastic knife on granite and wringing information out of disgruntled cameraman. I’ve got work on … Continue reading

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Black Russian Spring

  The Rooks Have Returned by Alexey Savrasov It’s economist husband and I’s favorite season – the best time of the year. Russia really is the choice place to appreciate spring in all its glory – melting snow, sunshine, longer … Continue reading

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