The Country Where the G.P.S. Scolds You: A Little Post on Cultural Differences

After about a month of being here, I am still finding it hard to adjust in certain ways. I am not yet used to what, through my cultural lens, appears to be unnecessary harshness and scolding. Although on the logical level, I understand that American and Russian communication styles differ greatly, I have still takenContinue reading “The Country Where the G.P.S. Scolds You: A Little Post on Cultural Differences”

In the Land of Anne

The sand here is like cinnamon, and the quiet is vast and freeing. The view from the beach by our cabin. Photo Credit: Blake Johnson. Check out his blog┬áhere. The family has just settled in for the week at a little oceanside cabin in Prince Edward Island, the home of one of my favorite fictionalContinue reading “In the Land of Anne”