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Posts published in December 2016

New Year in Russia is Christmas…

It is the New Year and or actually as I write this the end of 2016 and we look forward to 2017. Hard to believe that I have lived this long and get to see 2017… Tonight the Russian kids get visited by Santa Claus or Ded Moroz as they (Russian) call him… Just read this below link… Therefore, it…

Tiny Russian Village end of 2016… (Photos)

Today is basically a picture day. This is a record of the Tiny Russian Village at the end of 2016… Then lets grab the snowshoes! Lets tour the village as Boza and I walk and walk and walk… -10 degrees by the way… That is our village and it is a Tiny Russian Village… WtR

President Putin of Russia to Obama and the USA!

“We regard the recent unfriendly steps taken by the outgoing US administration as provocative and aimed at further weakening the Russia-US relationship. This runs contrary to the fundamental interests of both the Russian and American people. Considering the global security responsibilities of Russia and the United States, this is also damaging to international relations as a whole. As it proceeds…

Thoughts and a Coffee from TRV…

I woke at 4 a.m. and Boza and I walked in the -10 degree cold. Blood sugar was 5.2 mmol/l, blood pressure was at 106/65 and heart rate was 65 bpm. All was good and calm. Boza and I walked over an hour in -10 degrees weather. It was actually a blessing and -10 is called the Bahamas by me…

Emperor Twitteritus Trumparonious: Birth on Total Lunar Eclipse, 666 Signs

By John Stanton And so it came to pass that on the 1st month of the 20th day in the year of our Lord 2017, Emperor Twitteritus Trumparonious, born in the 6th month of the year of our Lord 1946, improbably snatched the reins of the glorious American Empire from Queen Hilliarious Clintoniosis whom the empire’s military commanders, media propagandists,…

Bring in the New Year and cold…

Looks like Boza and I have to get ready! In about a week or so, it will hit somewhere around -40 and below… -40 Centigrade (C) is -40 Fahrenheit (F) and in anyone’s book, that is damn cold. I hope it does not hit that low, but we have to get ready regardless. The cold spell will last two or…

Lot on my mind! and yes coffee also…

Tvorog is most likely the most important food in Russia. It is better known as cottage cheese and this morning, I am eating a bowl full of this most wonderful substance… For me a morning is not complete unless I eat cottage cheese and have a cup of coffee. Russian cottage cheese is very dry and I usually pour milk…

Sweet Potato Pie in the Tiny Russian Village…

Christmas Eve and Christmas day was sweet potato pie days. Svetochka brought some sweet potatoes from Moscow and I turned them into a holiday treat. This has become a holiday favorite for us and she made sure that I had the main ingredient… Pumpkin pie would be just as good, but a pumpkin is too big for her to haul…

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