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Apartment life on the other side of the world

The city of Moscow had a centralized heating system and hot water came into the apartment in pipes from the heating plant closest to you. Every summer these plants as well as the pipes needed maintenance so they turned off […]

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Apartment life on the other side of the world

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The city of Moscow had a centralized heating system and hot water came into the apartment in pipes from the heating plant closest to you. Every summer these plants as well as the pipes needed maintenance so they turned off […]

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Dining Georgian Style

U Pirosmani is a Georgian restaurant we liked to go to in Moscow. It was located across the street from the Novodevichi Convent. The convent was originally built in

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My Burma memories in photos

I was wandering around the National Gallery of Art the other day and stumbled across the exhibit “Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma, 1852-1860." Since I was

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The Art of Bullfighting

Soon after moving to Mexico City my whole family went to our first bullfight. My mother describes it:“We had good seats on the sunny side quite near the ring

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Good-bye to the Corcoran

The Corcoran Gallery of Art was founded in 1869 by William Corcoran. Its main focus was American art and it housed 17,000 artworks. In recent years it has had

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Through the Andes to the Beach

I first wrote this story for a high school English class. My teacher, Mac Ross, was a great guy. He had been in the US Signal Corps in Thailand

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Weighing the risks of travel

People have been traveling the world for ages. I love reading about people in London who packed up their belongings including porcelain tea sets and took off to explore

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Overcoming the horrors of war

My mother in law, Maria Nikolaevna, was born in Lviv in the 1920s. In 1340 Lviv was part of Poland and later it became part of the Austrian Empire.

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Prop Planes and thunderstorms: ‘I thought for sure I was going to die’

On my way back from Minnesota last week I had a three-hour layover in Philadelphia. I then boarded a prop plane to Washington DC. Propeller planes are small. My

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Road trip to Minnesota

I spent last week in Wisconsin and Minnesota. The mission was to drop my son off at college. He was born in Minnesota but we were living in Russia

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