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Posts published in “Day: December 28, 2017”

The Twelve Christmases in Russia…

I have just finished my twelfth Christmas in Russia… I had Twelve Halloweens… Twelve Thanksgivings… Soon… Twelve New Years… Twelve Birthdays right after that… Twelve Easters and so on and so on… No not twelve days in Russia, not twelve weeks in Russia, not twelve months in Russia…  Going on twelve years in Russia….not quite twelve years officially, but…

Light Bulbs Incandescent…

Fluorescent Bulbs Hit a Wall of Grouchy People in Russia… With the exception of western based companies like Globus and such, the florescent light bulb that is so horrendous, both for finances and health is dying in Russia. Even Moscow has accepted incandescent bulbs as a necessity. I am very happy to see that happen…. Russian made incandescent light bulbs,…

One Belt – One Road, the eastern nightmare for the west…

“One belt – one Road” is a terrible turbulent nightmare for Washington DC in the US. The ongoing successful enactment of the “One Belt – One Road” will not only lead to strengthening the unitary accomplishment of Eurasia, but also will batten down a secure access route for the European, Russian and Chinese markets. Simply leaving the outside looking in…

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…


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