Monthly Archives: April 2012

Perspective for a Stressful Monday Morning

How is your Monday going so far? I’ve been fighting frustration this weekend – it’s tempting to wallow. I always find that a bit of perspective helps whenever I’m struggling with something. And this book by Francis Chan has been … Continue reading

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Happy (almost Easter!) Friday

The timing is all a bit confusing. It’s western Easter this Sunday, but Russia won’t celebrate until next week. I think, seeing as both economist husband and I will be stuck in the office this weekend, we’ll celebrate Easter next … Continue reading

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Moscow apartments

I’ve been living in a rental apartment for almost 7 years. I’ve purposely kept furniture acquisitions to a minimum, bound to the idea that all this is just temporary, and that I want to ┬ábe able to pick up and … Continue reading

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Russian Husband, Soviet Childhood

Being married to someone from another country is not as strange as I thought it would be. I thought our cultural differences would be a much bigger deal than they actually are. Probably this has a lot to do with … Continue reading

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Burning skyscrapers and other excuses for inconsistent blogging

Yesterday was a little nuts at work..! We thought we were all done for the day, but then this started: A skyscraper caught fire in central Moscow! My friend Kristin Boyd snapped the above picture on her way home. Economist … Continue reading

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