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Posts published in October 2013

The Meaning of Life: The Russian Village and a Soul…

This video caught my eye and ear awhile back and I saved it to post on a day that I was drinking a cup of coffee and trying to understand my feels of why I think Russia is a wonderful place to live… The villages in Russia are indescribably beautiful and this video shows that beauty. Russian songs will touch…

Mascots and Count Down to Winter Olympics 2014…

Mascots… This post has a count down widget to the Winter Olympics 2014. I posted this on the day that there was 100 days until the Olympics 2014… 2014 Winter Olympics is on  Friday, 7 February 2014 100 days, 12 hours remain till 2014 Winter Olympics Country:  Russia City:  Sochi Official Website Sochi Olympics Posted by Kyle Keeton Windows to…

Shopping in Russia: Patience is a Virtue…

Going to the store (any store) here in Russia is very interesting. I have grown found of shopping here and most of the time I have no issues with the half-ass backwards way that things work, as you try to spend your hard earned money. It literally is impossible to get a Russian salesperson to care if you want to…

Tweedledum and Tweedledee: Nothing new here you see…

This rainy, cold and miserable morning here in Russia is accented to acceptable, with a great cup of coffee and that is just what I am sipping (A great cup of coffee!) as I am looking at pissed off countries all over the world. Pissed at the spying by America… Oh I realize that you all are thinking, “Everyone loves…

The “Snowden Revelations” are 10% Posted and the fun is to come…

I was sipping that wonderful cup of coffee and it hit me as I started the second cup of java. The USA government has allowed Pandora’s box to be opened and by the time all the contents leak out… (I will let you think about that a second!) MOSCOW: US officials told The Washington Post that Snowden leaked documents indicating…

America’s Threat-Centric Education System: Out of Date and Out of Time by John Stanton

“History is a story. That’s why we fight over history. We make sense of ourselves, the world and ourselves in the world through the struggle to tell the truth through stories. Facts have to be contextualized to become the truth. And that truth is a struggle that is constantly fought over. It is not given. And telling stories helps to…

Makes you sick to see people hurt by sick idiots…

A video released by the Investigative Committee in Russia shows the moment of the deadly blast in the Volgograd bus on Monday recorded by a dash-cam in a car following the vehicle. The footage shows the bus traveling along the road when the bomb rips through the right side of the vehicle. The bus stops and after a couple of…

The Winds are Changing: 85 Billion Dollar Oil Deal…

Rosneft will export oil through China’s Sinopec in a 100 million ton oil supply deal. This is on the heels of a Rosneft and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) $270 billion contract over 25 years at the St.Petersburg Economic forum in June, 2013… I have numerous articles talking about the shifting of oil and gas trade to the east by…

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