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Posts published in “Day: December 10, 2017”

Chak Chak or Чак Чак… and or чэк-чэк оr шек-шек and even чуть-чуть…

Chak Chak and or Чак Чак… Чак-чак (chak-chak) is a dessert food made from deep-fried dough drenched in a hot honey syrup and formed into, most commonly a hand sized mound. It is unparalleled in popularity all over the former Soviet Union. In Russia, чак-чак is especially popular in the Tatar and Bashkortostan republics, where it is considered a national dish. While the…

In Russia they do not have Snow Men they have Snow Women!

I was drinking my coffee today and Svet came back in from walking the dog! It had been snowing like crazy and Svet took some pictures of her walk… In Russia they do not have snow men they have snow women! They call them snezhnaya baba (снежная баба). Today was the first day that the snow has been really good…


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do.
You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward. - Amelia Earhart