Welcome back! I’m just getting set up as the new librarian at Bilim-Tilim* School… only instead of prodding college student workers to stay awake after a long night of studies, I’m entertaining small children with story-books, explaining what a Dictionary is, and calming small. . .
I don’t normally watch TV much, but house-sitting for a friend recently, I found the blur of channels, sports and American dramas to be completely engrossing. Below are some rough notes of what you can expect to find if you visit me, and, being. . .
With eight hours to kill on layover in Frankfurt, I sat down before sunrise with an overpriced McDonalds coffee, and pulled out my Russian primer to study a bit. I’d read for maybe twenty minutes, glancing over and smiling at people around me a. . .