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In the middle of December, one Saturday afternoon, David went out to pick up milk and eggs at the corner store and came back with a

We came back from Istanbul to find a dozen ruffian boys on our bloc steps, talking (and laughing) about the latest happening.  Dookie (or Magduta, as

For some of our Thanksgiving preparations, I’ve been looking for cheesecloth.  I’d looked in the supermarkets and kept my eyes open at stores with kitchen stuff.

I mentioned awhile ago that David and I are tutoring a brother and a sister (Emi & Mada). This is Emanuel (Emi): And this is Madalina

Sundays we do a bit of walking and this week, we decided to photograph bits of our journeys around town. On the way to church. .

Romania has a ton of stray dogs. I’ve had encounters with all sorts of them — ones that bark, ones that bite, ones that are hungry,

David and I are people of routine, so it makes sense that we’ve found one here.  There are days when we need that routine to ground

With the weather warming and the days lengthening. the “boys from the bloc” have reappeared outside (most of them taller) and are doing their boy-mischief.  I

May 1st came and it was like someone flipped a switch and *boom* it was spring.  We’d had some sunny days but it was still jacket

I was at work yesterday when one of the Orthodox priests came by to invite us to City Hall for a “New Year’s” presentation to the

words to live by. . .

"Let us, then, be up and doing,
With a heart for any fate;
Still achieving, still pursuing,
Learn to labor and to wait."
from "A Psalm of Life"
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

breaking it down. . .

past ramblings. . .