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Hello from California!

Hi Friends, I hope you’ve had a good weekend. Economist husband and I are so enjoying our time away from the city. Here are a few snapshots – more to follow, I promise. It’s been so refreshing for us to … Continue reading

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Portraits of Russian and Ukrainian Prisoners

I ran across these portraits online last week, and thought they were really beautiful. They were taken by photographer Michal Chelbin, and put on display by the Andrea Meislin Gallery. The photo’s were taken as a part of a project … Continue reading

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Guardians of Russian Art Museums

Have you ever been to any of Russia’s art museums? My personal favorite is the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow. I think it may be my favorite museum in the world (it’s between that and the Vatican). One thing you notice … Continue reading

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Russian Summer

No comment… P.S.┬áThe air conditioner is purring in the corner and my fridge is full of fresh raspberries and peaches. Even better, I have a few days off work, and am looking forward to applying for jobs, perhaps paying this … Continue reading

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Children of the Russian Rich

Have you seen this photo series yet? It’s a project by photographer Anna Skladmann who spent years taking pictures of the children of Russia’s new elite. Here’s what Skladmann said about the pictures and the kids in an interview with … Continue reading

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Ekaterinburg’s Whimsical Street Artist

These photo’s of stealth street art from Timofei Radi in Yekaterinburg made me smile. What a great way to cheer up grumpy, rough city streets! 1. A more colorful billboard… 2. a new use for old signs 3. yolka! 4. … Continue reading

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Kazakh Cowboys

What do you think about when you picture Kazakhstan? These pictures really captured my imagination. I devoured horse books when I was younger – Black Beauty, My Friend Flicka, By the Shores of Silver Lake (and a few others that … Continue reading

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