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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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Summer Reading

I love summer. Have I ever mentioned that before? I love the long days, the green, the cloudless blue skies. I love how the warm makes everyone in Moscow relax all of a sudden. The traffic jams dissipate as everyone … Continue reading

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Moscow Summer Sunset

It’s been rainy off and on all day and we’ve been chasing this story at work. Now I come home to this at the end of the day…

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How to do Summer in the City

May, June and September are the BEST months in Moscow. We’re getting to those long, heavy green, pastel-skyed summer evenings now when time slows down and all the skyscraper windows reflect sunset and leaf-y parks. The days wax between clammy … Continue reading

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Spring Colors

What do you think of the new spring neon color trend? I’m not a big fan of neon, actually – I think it’s kind of jarring and antiseptic. I’ve been drawn to the trend though, probably because it’s so gray … Continue reading

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Spring in Kamchatka….

Happy International Women’s Day! It’s a big holiday here, and, similar to Valentine’s Day, people either love it or hate it. I like getting flowers, so I generally like it…! Also, it’s always felt like a mark for the beginning … Continue reading

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December links

Well, “Snow Revolution” or no, Christmas is coming – if not to Russia, then at least to America. Economist husband and I are catching a plane soon – we get to celebrate Christmas with my family in MN! Here’s a … Continue reading

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