Monthly Archives: February 2014

Da Svedania, Sochi (до свидания, Сочи), Goodbye

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi ended on Sunday – Monday already here in Sakhalin.  My two weeks plus of TV addiction are over. With the time zone differences between here and Sochi, we ended up watching replays of most … Continue reading

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An Interesting Show

I just watched ta most interesting show on Russian TV.  i caught it part way through, but it seems to be about vanishing trades.  A young man, Timor, was trying his hand at various things. When I tuned in, he … Continue reading

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Sochi Fever

I admit it – I have been missing-in-action for almost two weeks.  I have had Sochi Fever. It has been a long time since I had a chance to watch the Olympics.   For many years, we have only had … Continue reading

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A Change in Direction

I am NOT a quitter. But Tuesday I did. I quit my Russian language class. I was getting pretty overwhelmed with the grammar – too many cases and endings.  Did you know that there are 12 different words to say “my” … Continue reading

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A Bit Of Sewing

The past week or sew I have made a determined effort to do some sewing most days, instead of hyperventilating about how much Russian I do not remember. It has been so nice. And I have caught up on my … Continue reading

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What’s it worth?

Originally posted on Hunter's Design Studio:
This morning I caught a post on a quilting Facebook feed… a member posted a picture of a delightful baby quilt and asked what she should charge the neighbor that just asked to…

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Frosty Morning Walk

The snow banks have settled to about two and a half feet high along the road.  There is light snow falling, and more in the forecast.  Saturday morning – time to give Snoopy a proper walk before I hide in … Continue reading

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