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Posts published in December 2015

2015 ending and 2016 Starting…

To be honest with you, I thought at times that 2015 would be the last year that you or I would see. We came close and it was not for the trying part by the west to start a war. I have been in the heart of battle and I have seen the slaughter of many men, who did not…

Don’t Pack Your Christmas Tree Yet – Its Russian New Year…

Stop: While you are contemplating packing that Christmas tree away until next year. Think about leaving it up until the 7th of January… In Russia we have just finished putting our trees up and are getting ready for the holidays of all holidays. The Russian New Year and then the Russian Christmas… You see Santa (Ded Moroz) has not come…

Gotta post a second time today…

Сараевский американец Кайл Китон: «Россияне не хотят войны» – American from Sarai, Kyle Keeton: “The Russians do not want war” Posted on December 9, 2015 by Russian_Village http://ryazpressa.ru/news/articles/saraevskiy-amerikanets-kayl-kiton-rossiyane-ne-khotyat-voyny_03-12-2015/ In Sarai area there was an unusual lodger. An American Kyle Keeton masters the Ryazan hinterland. – “I grew up in the west of America, Missouri, where, too, are frost and cold.…

Oh Wow, the New Year is Approaching…

Last night was cold, my special broken thermometer said around -17 and I am going to get a new one as soon as I go to town. I built a fire and stoked it up at about 9:00 p.m. last night and it still has some warmth this morning as I got up. The home is doing good and I…

Russian Village: Coffee Thoughts…

This morning at 5:30 a.m. the outdoor thermometer said, “-15”, actually it shivered and said that. I know it shivered, because after I tapped it to make sure it was settled, all the numbers below 0 fell off and went to the bottom and what did not fall is hardly enough to read the thing properly anymore… What a bummer!…

Boza, I and Coffee…

Sveta is back in Moscow and Boza and I are in the Tiny Russian Village. The winter chill has set in hard today and we are going to see many -20 degree days coming up soon. That cup of coffee is sure talking sweet this morning and I am on a second cup as I write this… What a wonderful…

Sveta leaves today…

The weather was virtually perfect for the time that Sveta was in the village. It warmed up when she came and tonight after she leaves, the arctic blast will come back. It is as if Old man Winter likes Sveta and allowed some warmth to invade, just to keep Sveta a happy girl… Therefore in counterbalance, by The New Year,…

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