02 Nov '08

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A break in the clouds

No real reason for posting, except that the weather was surprisingly lovely today. Of course, before noon it was bitingly cold–but there was sun! Sun! We had an excursion to the Museum of Political History of Russia, but only about half of … Read More

08 Sep '08

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Sprained on the First Day

Well, Amsterdam and Paris went off without so much as hitch, but due to some family curse, I sprained my ankle my first day in St. Petersburg. Unlike my mother when she sprained her ankle in Petersburg, I cried like … Read More