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Posts published in “Day: January 17, 2018”

What does a 1000 rubles buy?

A 1000 rubles is as per todays exchange = $17.69… I bought groceries for about six meals and that translates into around $3.00 a meal….two people, who will eat good. I bought, eight chicken breasts frozen, big bottle of soda, almost a kilo of red and yellow peppers, special tofu noodles, two cans of mushrooms, cucumbers, tomatoes, kielbasa, sour cream,…

Putin sometimes tells jokes…

Putin tells an old yarn from the Soviet era about bureaucratic unpredictability: Just one variation of transcript below. Video is actually Putin… An American spy goes to Lubyanka (the headquarters of the Soviet secret police in Moscow) and says: — I’m a spy, I want to turn myself in. — Who do you work for? — America. — OK, go…

Cost of Living? Moscow way down the list…

https://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/rankings.jsp It is just what I have said time and time again. Moscow and especially Russia in general is a very cost effective place to live… #1 Hamilton, Bermuda – 145.43 . . #14 New York, NY, United States – 100.00 . . #27 Washington, DC, United States – 91.94 . . . . #362 Moscow, Russia – 51.82 .…

Really? This is new to me and I live in Russia…

Russian nuclear doctrine includes a description of when they can nuke their own people. They want to talk about madness? Russian madness is the spark of madness driving the world mad because we've decided not to confront it. https://t.co/rjlqrvt9Sj — Molly McKew (@MollyMcKew) January 13, 2018 Stupid people in this world… “Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run…


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