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Monthly archives for November, 2011

Как меня зовут?

Как меня зовут?

Sometimes, it bothers me that I still haven’t learned how to type my name — Рут — in Russian. It always takes me a couple of tries to find the right letters on my keyboard. Makes me feel like I don’t know who I am. Some of my colleagues have the “R” down pat, but […]

At Dobrolyubova Library

At Dobrolyubova Library

I have got to get myself onto a better sleep schedule! Not getting enough sleep here has a much more powerful effect on my general wellbeing than it used to back home. I’m still procrastinating like a college student, but my body is demanding to be rested like a grown-up. In other news, I got […]

The Northern Dvina

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the ice music

the ice music

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the first cold day

the first cold day

Some things that happened today: Łukasz and I spent three hours going to all the shoe stores we could find downtown to compare styles and prices of winter boots. A clarification: I have my heavy duty L.L. Bean winter boots here, but I want a pair that I can perhaps wear indoors in professional situations […]