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Call the gokmop!

If you ever need to learn the Cyrillic alphabet, all I can say to you is God have mercy on your soul.

The way the legend goes, about 1150 years ago the Byzantine Pope decided to send his homeboys… 1,195 more words

Romanian

Mean Girls: PST

You go Glenn CoCo…Sveti Nikole.

Peace Corps staff told us that pre-service training would feel like kindergarten. They were right.

It also reminds me of… 582 more words

No gasto en internet pero sí en queso

Pareciera que pasó ya mucho tiempo desde que llegué a la tierra de Lenin pero tengo tan solo 8 días aquí. Mi cabeza está manejando grandes cantidades de información y, aparentemente, está logrando decodificarla en mensajes entendibles. 1,221 more words

Trip

I can read! (Almost.)

I read a sentence today in Macedonian!!

I also celebrated like Will Ferrell finding out Santa is coming to town. It was really normal. Luckily, my first-week roomies have already adjusted to my weird outbursts. 369 more words

The Great Return (again)

All right, so I was about a year premature in reviving this blog, but now it’s the real deal as I’m actually taking Russian again. Starting from the ground up because my foundation, like a delicious crème brǔleé, looks nice and solid but one nice crack to the surface and the whole thing falls to pieces revealing the soft gooeyness underneath. 84 more words