Monthly Archives: August 2010

Change and Hope

These words: “change” and “hope“. They have been used in many different ways these days, but let’s forget about any connotations they may have for you for the moment. Let’s just think of them in them in their unbranded, basic … Continue reading

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Life in Оринбург

Living in Orenburg has been quite an adventure. It’s funny though; I feel liked I’ve lived here before, like everything except the language is familiar. It’s strange – many things have been strange for me recently. This city is like … Continue reading

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We Should Catch Up

I know that my posts are still about a week or two behind but I continue to be distracted every time I plan to write. This is good and bad. It’s frustrating but it is good to have spontaneous plans … Continue reading

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I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead I Guess

A team of Americans from two churches in Iowa and Wisconsin had arrived into Russia a few days before me to help put on an English camp for young Russian students who want to practice the English they have learned … Continue reading

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WEHTCCBB Part 2- The Arrival

I boarded my plane in Moscow, headed for Orenberg at 18:30. Our plane was hot but we were to leave soon and the cabin always cools off once in the air. The woman sitting next to me obviously couldn’t tell … Continue reading

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What Ever Happened to Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang?

Let’s pick up where we left off, yes? I was in St. Louis and briefly updated you before I needed to leave once again. My flight went fairly well to DC except that we had to wait to get off … Continue reading

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