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Posts published in August 2017

How do you explain price increases like this?

In America the price of things sucks… http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/70yearsofpricechange.html Average Cost Of New Home Homes 1930 $3,845.00, 1940 $3,920.00, 1950 $8,450.00, 1960 $12,700.00, 1970 $23,450.00, 1980 $68,700.00, 1990 $123,000.00, 2008 $238,880, 2013 $289,500, Average Wages 1930 $1,970.00, 1940 $1,725.00, 1950 $3,210.00, 1960 $5,315.00, 1970 $9,400.00, 1980 $19,500.00, 1990 $28,960.00, 2008 $40,523, 2012 $44,321, Average Cost of New Car Cars 1930 $600.00,…

Smartphones have peaked…

As many of you know I am into smartphones! It looks like smartphones have reached the peak for now. It will take some serious technology to allow them to reach the next level. This has been a forthcoming event that many in the industry have seen for awhile. If you have bought a good smartphone in the last few years,…

Some images from the village area… (Coffee and TRV)

Tiny Russian Village or TRV as I call it…. You can never get enough pictures of the area and definitely get enough pictures of Boza. Boza is not to good at posing for the camera, but Svetochka tries…. This year in Russia it is sunflower year. The fields of sunflowers are everywhere. Also grain was record in size. Most likely…

Thank you donations…

Time for renewing the domain of WtR and people have almost donated enough to get it done for another year. It takes $120 dollars a year to keep this domain in business. I switched to WtR in 2008. This was after Blogger Blogspot decided to shut us down. Google decided, with some Gov. help, that we were a threat and…

Boza and I dreaming of the Tiny Russian Village…

Boza got me up at 3:30 a.m. this morning and being a good grumpy grouchy bear, I got up and walked him. Some people think that this time of the morning is a dumb time to walk, but I am here to tell you, Boza and I have no better time to walk in peace, than early morning… Moscow is…

Paul Craig Roberts keeps turning them out!

[contentcards url=”http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2017/08/28/weaponization-history-journalism/”] THE WEAPONIZATION OF HISTORY AND JOURNALISM “Writing the truth is no way to succeed as an author. Only a small percentage of readers are interested in the truth.” – Paul Craig Roberts Oh so true… WtR

Model 21 Volga GAZ…

Rainy day, but I found a treasure… M21 GAZ Volga… What a car and someone is rebuilding it. The interior still has some work, but they have really done a fine job on the exterior. I am sure that as with our M310221 Volga, it is hard to find parts now… Makes a car guy like me happy to see…

WtR: Starting to Recover from the hack attack… ;)

I had a commentator who had a great idea… (Thank you Vladimir.) While the original template is lost for WtR due to hacking and deliberate destruction. The site called… [contentcards url=”https://web.archive.org/web/20170309142235/http://windowstorussia.com/”] Has a copy of WtR in the recent past. In fact I had forgotten about this site and was kindly reminded and able to recover much of the lost…

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