Friday, April 10, 2015


I'm feeling so many things right now, but mostly overwhelmed.

All I can do is take it one day at a time. It seems like I am never going to get through this--through this semester, through this heartache, through life. But all I can do is try.

These two songs really speak to me right now, encourage me.

Monday, April 6, 2015

A Few More Pics

Here are a few more pics from Belarus.

My home away from home.

Views from my walk into town...

 This little stand is where I used to walk down and get ice cream sometimes. In the panoramic below you can see my host family's street behind the car to the right, and on the left is the new store which sits where the store was where Alyosha worked when I met him.

This is a better view of the new store Prestige.

Cherry compote from my host mom!
Chebureki smothered in sour cream!
Soviet Champagne!

Am I In A Time Warp?

Geez! As you get older you figure out that the adults in your life actually knew what they were talking about when you thought you knew bet...