Ukraine Air Flight 056 Kiev->Zurich

March 3, 2012 in Europe, Travelogue, Ukraine

The excitement was palpable in the apartment this morning. The skies over Kiev were grey but the light from the boys’ eyes was enough to brighten any room. Arms spread […]

Outings in Kiev

March 3, 2012 in blog, Europe, Travelogue, Ukraine

Kiev is a really beautiful city. We’re so lucky to have an apartment right downtown, within easy walking distance of Independence Square, the Golden Gate, Sophia cathedral and some other […]

Gotcha- Day Two- Kiev

March 2, 2012 in blog, Europe, Travelogue, Ukraine

  Today has been a day of dichotomies: English & Ukrainian, hot and cold, healthy & sick, American & Foreign, happy and sad. The good news of the day: The […]

GOTCHA!

March 1, 2012 in Europe, Travelogue, Ukraine

I cannot say Khmelnitsky. Rustic (roo-stick) spent several hours of the car ride last night trying to help me. It’s the guttural phlem thing that is the initial syllable that’s […]

What Are You Doing For Leap Day?

February 28, 2012 in blog, Europe, Travelogue, Ukraine

There’s been much discussion of late in the circles I follow of the impending leap day. Once every four years the whole world gets an “extra” day and it’s been […]

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