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Positive Vibes

Positive Vibes

Lots of happy things to share with you today! [1] I have a confession to make. I’d been halfway considering buying a new pair of black boots for some time, something to wear to more formal occasions. I love my brown boots, but they are quite practical. Yesterday, an occasion that called for something fancier […]

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 […]

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!