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A brief history of my relationship with Orange.

A brief history of my relationship with Orange.

It started with a skirt that I bought cheap when I was in Russia. It had gotten hot all of a sudden, and I didn’t have any hot-weather clothes. The skirt was short, and cute, and it wasn’t like anything that I would ever buy back in the States, I told myself, because, most importantly, […]

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 […]