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Magical powers for accountants

During a recent trip to Russia, probably a 10th during our married live, B grasped a new concept that opened to him the new depths of the Russian soul. It happened to him over a pool game with my sister’s … Continue reading

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How to get along with your American husband. Part 3

B. does a lot of things you won’t catch other husbands within a mile radius. Like doing the laundry. I attribute his natural inclination to washing to him being a Cancer, or maybe he’s just a nice guy. Or I’m … Continue reading

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Love across cultures

Just happened… Three women are sitting at a restaurant. Chinese, Caucasian and Russian. Speaking English and sharing green beans and fried eggplant and drooling over crispy duck that’s going to the next table. As in any situation with two or … Continue reading

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Three cups of tea in Egypt

When we were heading to Egypt last year, we knew we were going to get sick. As much as everyone told us to drink bottled water and avoid tea, how could they seriously expect us to pass on the buffet … Continue reading

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Only in Las Vegas

You know the nights when you think “Who are these people and where is my luggage?” Well, tonight wasn’t one of those nights. 

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How to get along with your American husband. Part 1.

One of the hardest things for me during the first year of our marriage was the concept of time. It was like we owned clocks from different planets. Picture this: I’d say, “When are we going to the store?” H. … Continue reading

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Korean keyboard

The school took the computer away from our Korean exchange student. He managed to send the school server into a coma… which says two things – the guy was downloading 12 GB worth of Korean songs and that he’s pretty … Continue reading

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