TRV and our new second village “Nikolai’s home” (Images)

We have been very busy. Between mowing two yards and cutting up dead limbs and trees from the winter times. It has been nonstop work…

We finally got all the locks changed on all the buildings at the new place and the new home is good and dry inside. That is the main thing…

We will be putting up plums this year. we are going to have a whole bunch of yellow plums…

Just when I was running out of fruit…

I will let the images speak for themselves…

This is what becomes of befriending someone and treating them with respect. Nikolai was almost old enough to be my dad and I treated him as such. Always treat your elders with respect…

It was a hard thing to get the paperwork done and I realize that many people just throw their hands in the air and say, “Who Cares!”

I am glad we cared and Sveta says the same…

The Tiny Russian Village…

WtR

No ensnaring this time TRV

The Tiny Russian Village is so wonderful and we have so much to do. But first I want to talk about our new addition to Sammy the Volga and it really works perfect…

Speed trap on our way to the village. There are signs that go from 90 kph to 70 kph to 50 kph all in a row and just about two meters apart. It is a real speed trap and the radar gun is hidden behind the 50 kph sign area. Thu the gun is hidden behind all the signs as they are one after another and each sign is hidden by the first sign…

Then this escapade prompted us to get a radar detector from AliExpress…

Oh boy it works and when we reached the area of the crime, almost two kilometers before we got there, our detector was screaming bloody murder…

One thing we found out, there are about two trillion cameras with radar in the huge Moscow area. Okay so I over exaggerated a tiny bit. Maybe just two billion….Okay there is a bunch of cameras until we cross the the Moscow region border area. Then it gets sane again and we could travel in bliss and quiet…

The farther from Moscow we got, the less cameras and finally even in small towns, no cameras. What we did find was cops with speed guns, but that is a different thing to being caught by a camera hiding in the bushes and under a bridge….just look for the cops hiding in the bushes and under the bridges…

Svetochka and I played with the radar detector and really had a blast with it…

We also have a new camera recording both the front and rear of our car as we drive and that is a good safety feature on the roads of crazy Russian drivers. We even got to test out the emergency video system, when I slammed on the brakes to keep away from a crazy Russian driver, the device started in special mode to record a possible accident. Nice device and a necessity in Russia…

Russians really suck at driving…


Okay…

The pear trees bloomed, the white lilacs are growing, the pine tree is happy, the chestnut is alive, the homes are still standing, but the rose has died. I kinda thought it would if I was not around to care and love it…

We have tons to do and that includes, mow two yards of grass, repair two yards of fences, repair two yards of trees and plants with winter damage and check the two homes for winter damage…

We just spent the night in Sveta’s village home (original) and we will stay there when together in the village. I will stay at our new place and work on it when I am alone…

Rules of the sweet pea!

And that is just right…

WtR