a big beautiful mess

Posts tagged boots

It is COLD in Russia, you guys! (Or, a brief introduction to the varieti...

It is COLD in Russia, you guys! (Or, a brief introduction to the varieties of northern Russian boots).

After the collective chorus of “I told you so!” abates, let me tell my story of the last couple of days. Everyone is very excited about the cold, and very excited to ask me, “Zamyorzli?” — “Are you cold?” with a knowing grin on their face. It got down to -29°C [-20°F] last night, making […]

This blog post comes to you in two parts.

This blog post comes to you in two parts.

Today was an interesting mix of horrifying and wonderful. Part I I woke up at noon, refreshed after last night’s evening of pampering myself with an unnecessary shower, candles, wine, and delicious goat cheese. I had two and a half hours before I needed to be at the university for an appointment with a student […]

Женская обувь

Женская обувь

These are the $200 boots that I bought. Now if it would just get below freezing so I have a reason to wear them!