A Return to Russia

And so the Motherland calls me back. It’s been 5 years since I traveled to Russia as a study abroad student. The temperature was -20°F on that brisk winter night I arrived in St. Petersburg. Not even the locals braved the city streets. And yet, as I stared out of the frost-encrusted windows, St. Petersburg stunned me with its colorful, European architecture and numerous, icy canals. It was inevitable. I would fall in love with the city, the country, and the people. And I did. … More A Return to Russia

Back from the Dead

Hello again fabulous readers. I’d love to give you some excuse about how I couldn’t write because I broke both my hands from a run in with a violent alcoholic in the parking lot of a Baskin Robbins. But, honestly, I was just lazy. Well, I had finals too…cut me a little slack. Don’t worry. … More Back from the Dead

Apology/Update

I haven’t posted in a long time. Sorry. Since the first day of classes starts tomorrow, I’ve been busy this past week saying goodbye to friends and family, packing for my trip to Columbia University, saying hello to friends at Columbia, hanging out with them, enjoying the last few moments of freedom… As you might imagine, I’m … More Apology/Update