The bell tower and other village tidbits…

This morning a new load of beams was delivered to the Ukrainians working on the bell tower. They have installed new beams in two complete floors of the bell tower and they are working on the third today. They have used all the bricks lying around and have rebuilt walls all over the place inside the bell tower. They are three-quarters of the way to the top and it looks like roofing will start before long, for I am sure they want to get a roof on it before winter to keep the new floors from being ruined… Continue reading

Biplane Russian Skywards…

Everyday somewhere between 40 to 50 times a day, a single biplane transverses the sky. It is different in color and style, but it is always a biplane. Now we are located on a jet flight path, but they are way up in the sky and these biplanes are sometimes just above our heads… Continue reading