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Friendship Advice: Move Towards the Sun

This post is the fourth in a BreakfastinMoscow series on friendship. To see more on the subject, click here. What’s the best advice you’ve ever received on friendship? I went through a period in junior high when I didn’t have … Continue reading

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Long-distance Friendship Tip

This post is the third in a BreakfastinMoscow series on friendship. To see more on the subject, click here. Long-distance friendships are a staple of expat life. It’s not that we don’t have any friends, it’s just that all our … Continue reading

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Popular Russian Baby Names

I love hearing what people’s favorite baby names are. My sister just named her daughter Charlotte Ann – isn’t that a beautiful name?? The name pool in Russia is smaller than in the States I think. As stated on a … 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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Exciting news!

I’m an aunt!!!!! My sister just had a beautiful, perfect baby girl! Her name is Charlotte Ann, and she looks just like my sister! Don’t you love the sleepy, wobbly, slightly cranky expressions little babies have on their faces? And … Continue reading

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Happy Friday! (with Винни Пух!)

Happy Friday! Both economist husband and I have Saturday and Sunday off this weekend! What are your plans? For us, the countdown continues until my new little nephew or niece shows up…! My sister showed me her little nursery corner … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Countdown (it’s tomorrow!)

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. It’s a bit of torture for economist husband because it’s not a Russian holiday and it feels kind of insincere to celebrate it. I’m going to venture that we’re not the only ones who feel this … Continue reading

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