Category: Russia

-5 this morning…. Coffee Time – “Yessiree Bob”

Good Morning…

Father Frost hit hard last night. The Tiny Russian Village is frozen. The water outside is hard as a rock and the leaves left on the trees are tinkling in the breeze. Yes and the grass crunches as Boza and I walk around…

Winter is officially here…. Or did it ever leave this year? It went like this…. Last winter ended and went to one week of spring, then spring went to one week of summer, then summer went to one week of autumn and winter already came back…

Rumor has it that Old Man Winter went to Egypt and the Red Sea for vacation and had such a good time, got so much rest, that he is ready to go again! Thanks Egypt… 🙁

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Today we have to get electricity for the village home done. I think I mentioned about the electric company gave away Sveta’s mothers electric account to someone else? No, then I just mentioned it…. Svetochka has been working to get a new account at the Tiny Russian Village home. They finally, it seems, found another account (some guy had two accounts for the same place) and will give it to Svetochka! I say, “Ring around the Rosie…”

This week will be the week we get the electricity settled, among other things… (Cross your fingers…)

We have always had electricity and paid the bill, but they gave the account away to someone else…. Now that is Russia for you! I love it… 😉

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Had to get up at midnight and work on Boza’s eyes. He had a bad night, but we kept him comfortable and he ended up letting me sleep to 4:30 a.m. and that was nice. So I am kinda behind my normal schedule and I do not care!

The sky is already getting light, it is 6:30 a.m. as I write these words on the page…. Boza and I have walked twice, ate breakfast, danced a jig, sang a tune and Boza is now sound asleep by his mommy. I am on my second cup of coffee and it sure is a mighty fine cup of coffee this morning… “Yessiree Bob”

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These people are the lucky ones…

And we want to enslave them, like the rest of us six billion people!

Headquarters‎: ‎Washington, D.C.‎, U.S.A

Run, Forrest, Run!
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Combat aircraft of the US and the coalition bombarded Syrian Raqqa…

This is how America spreads democracy and it was against Syria’s wishes and illegal for us to do…
Now we are trying to ramrod money through to rebuild the city and are ignoring areas of Syria that we destroyed earlier. Why?

While we Americans are worried about who is dancing with who on the boob tube and who is standing and not standing at the ball games. Our fabulous government bombed city after city into dust and then rushes to rebuild these cities and they did it over a terrorist group that we created…

“Yessiree Bob”

WtR

PS: Damn comment system collapsed under the hate attacks from the US… Another comment system bites the dust…

Hmm… Guess another cup of coffee is necessary…

Years of great internet in the village and now they are trying to tell us that this is the best they can do!

MegaFon has changed some policies and coverage. We seem to be in a no mans zone now for them. After more than a few years of wonderful service, they have refused to give a crap if we have internet or not in the Tiny Russian Village…

Kind of makes you sad…

We have 2G, but it is spotty at best. I keep having to restart the internet every minute of so and then it works okay for a few seconds, then dead. Our phones are on Beeline and we have always used MegaFon for internet. Hmm…. Maybe time to look at Beeline?

Therefore, write post on notepad, transfer post to site and try to post this. If you are reading this? I succeeded… And no images today…

Bear sad again, but lots to do, so who needs internet? Not me and I will make this short and sweet…

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KIEV (Sputnik) — The former Odessa region’s governor and president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, presented his “Plan to Rescue Ukraine in 70 days”, using the building of the Ukrainian parliament, Verkhovna Rada, as a screen, Sputnik correspondent reported from the scene on Saturday.

And I had a hundred emails telling me I was a dumbsh#t for saying Sassy would be the next president of Ukraine…

Sassy

I talked about this in 2015…. Hey! Ukraine still has a ways to go to hit the bottom of the barrel. It is a deep barrel and the bottom is full of hungry scavengers. They are waiting Ukraine people and will eat your souls, if you let this mess of a country called Ukraine keep going the way it is…

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Pyotr Pavlensky the man famous for nailing his balls to the Red Square cobble stones…. He was given asylum in France for being such a idiot in Russia and now he turned on France. France used him as a tool against Russia. Bad Russia and good Pyotr Pavlensky…

Okay! He bad bad bad now…

Pavlensky, having received political asylum in France in May 2017, recently set ablaze the building of the Banque de France in Paris….

Hey western world! You want your Pyotr Pavlensky? You got him, he sick man…. He should nail his balls to the Eiffel Tower! Hey Man!

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Alibaba founder Jack Ma said the e-commerce giant wants to work with young Russian scientists and engineers, adding that every visit to the country makes him feel more and more confident in Russia. “Yesterday I went to Moscow University, and I had a wonderful time with the young people. I see their anxiety, I see their creativity and the imagination young people from Russia have,” he said speaking at the Valdai Club discussion panel in Sochi. The businessman said Russia is becoming more comfortable with the development of science and technology. “We think Alibaba should join forces in developing Russia,” Jack Ma said…

He is correct…

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Well I have limped along this article as far as I can…

Gotta go and gets lots of stuff done. We have to install a window in the village home and we need to take a trip to town or Big Village as I call it…. Thanks again for donations and yes Sammy and Boza are doing good. Sammy running like a top and Boza is prancing all over. Boza has lots of medicine for his eyes, thanks to everyone who donates for that reason…

WtR

Two Days to get to the Tiny Russian Village…

We made it to TRV…

Internet is 2G only thus, it only gives us speeds of a poor dial up modem in the Tiny Russian Village. But since I have received several emails asking if we are alive, I will make a small post…. Lets hope internet gets working today. It is 4 a.m. and Boza has had his eyes done, we walked and he is sleeping soundly by his mommy. They are both so happy to be in the village….. Me to!

All the images (resized) that would work for now… Later will post many more images…

We were tooling along and doing good. But I had an uneasy feeling, Sammy was acting good, but I kept stopping and checking. I have a sixth sense about such things. I never can always pinpoint exactly what the issue is, but I know something is up…

Well we hit seven kilometers outside of a truck stop area, along our road to the village and I heard the hydraulic lifters in the engine start clattering slightly. Idiot oil light came on then and I shut her down, fast. Clutch in and off to the shoulder of the road. No oil pressure at all…

Now the beauty of having a Svetochka with data on her phone. Yandex is the most wonderful search engine system in Russia, to us the whole world. Sveta got online asked Yandex who was nearby and what they could do for us and wallah wallah bing bang…. We had a tow truck and a shop at the truck stop who specialized in GAZ vehicles. Sammy is a Volga GAZ… Yippy…

It basically went like this…. Yup, no oil! Yup, no oil even in the bottom end! Yup, pull the oil pump and see if that is it… Nope…. Oops, the oil pump drive shaft is snapped in half! Oops… Okay gotta find parts… Oil filter, 5 liters of oil, antifreeze, used oil drive shaft, gasket set for top end of engine and lots of knowledge in Volga 406 engines…. And we waited… Power went down for about four hours…. Ugggghhhh…. How this happen? Oil pump ceased!

We waited all day and finally figured out that we would not get done that day. The power shortage set everything back too far to overcome. Hotel time. Take doggies? Yes! Lets go, call taxi and off we went to a trucker hotel…

Beauty of Russia…

Restaurants like doggies inside, hotels like doggies and we got a good night sleep. Next morning at 10 o’clock sharp when the guys opened up. They pulled our car out and it was ready to go. They worked late until it was finished. Total bill was less than 15,000 rubles, including hotel, meals, parts, towing and labor…

I have to thank several donations that just came in. They paid for Sammy snapping a oil shaft drive rod. Thank you all very much…. Just so people know what the donations go for…. I tell about that when I can…

Just the beauty of Russia…

By the way…. The hotel was very nice and accommodating…

Therefore, we are in the Tiny Russian Village safe and sound. We will try to get the internet working better? Try is the keyword and I will post more later tomorrow sometime…

Have a nice day and I have to say, “The Tiny Russian Village is beautiful…”

Boza already had a fish head and he is one happy doggie…

Boza is a Fish Head собака (sobaka)

Hey Guys! Is that fish dudes?

WtR