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Currently Reading: Catherine the Great

Did you know that Catherine the Great was originally German? That she was, in fact, a usurper in no way related by blood to the Romanovs? Me neither! She came to Russia when she was a teenager and changed her … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week: Women & Work

This quote feels a bit radical for me. I never considered myself a feminist……until I moved to Russia! In any case, I really enjoyed this article this week on Why Women Still Can’t Have it All talking about why the … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week: Collecting Moments

A great motto, no?

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What to really focus on at work – quote of the week

I love this quote – I copied it down a long time ago**, actually, and just came across it again today. What a great reminder of what’s really important at work, in a career, in the office. This way of … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“People don’t like that Putin can wave his finger and everyone will listen to him without thinking. I don’t know who is responsible for this fact that one man runs everything in this country — maybe he is partially guilty — but I think … Continue reading

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“Being a Foreigner is Like Being Pregnant”: Quote of the Week

“…being a foreigner, Ashima is beginning to realize, is a sort of lifelong pregnancy – a perpetual wait, a constant burden, a continuous feeling out of sorts. It is an ongoing responsibility, a parenthesis in what had once been ordinary … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week: a cure for anything

Wouldn’t you agree? Happy Friday, everyone – hope you have a great weekend full of rest and laughter!

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