Tag Archives: winter

Really?

This is the view outside my window today. Really? Another snow storm? What about spring, Moscow?? Minnesota has it – we want our spring too!

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March Weekend in Moscow region

Last weekend we went to visit economist husband’s cousin in Moscow region. The weather was perfect – not too cold, but just chilly enough to keep the snow from melting and soaking into your valenki. This is what I love … Continue reading

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Happy Friday!

It’s been SO COLD this week! I spent all of Tuesday and Wednesday working on weather stories from around Russia with video of icicles, the frozen Caspian Sea, birds dying in the Crimea and people having their frost-bitten fingers bandaged … 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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Thanksgiving

It rained ice and snow the day before, but the sun came out Thanksgiving morning, and all the buildings turned warm cream and raisin yellow. Sometimes you forget about colors in Moscow winters because it’s so dark, but you remember … Continue reading

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Concert Rehearsal at the Bolshoi

This is one thing I love about winter in Moscow; about my job; about life here. The auditorium glows red velvet and gold-encrusted balconies like a cavern filled with the czar’s lost imperial treasure. Leaning over the baulstrade, our faces … Continue reading

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