a big beautiful mess

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Russia is BEAUTIFUL, you guys.

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No philosophizing today. Just gratitude and wonder that I get to live in a fairy land like this one, much as it makes my feet hurt.

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 […]

Back to the Beginning

Back to the Beginning

Just barely over jetlag, I hopped on a plane to Moscow this weekend, for the in-country Fulbright orientation. It was a three-day whirlwind of information, emotions, new friends, and the whimsical, merciless magic that is Moscow. On Friday, we went to the U.S. Embassy, where we had a security briefing, as well as talks from […]