Monthly Archives: February 2011

Kazakh Haflingers?

I have been a staunch Haflinger supporter for the past 15 years.  Their boiled wool slippers are absolutely fabulous; summer or winter, you will rarely find me at home without them!  And I always know it is time to get a new pair when I poke holes through the toes. . . Although I have […]

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Gute Reise!!

As our friends, Irisha and Alyona, are preparing for an upcoming trip to Germany, we drove out to pick up some gifts  from Tamara Gregorovna for her family. As all visits to Baba Toma’s, this quick “postal run” also included a table full of food :-)!! We enjoyed a wonderful feast with good friends.  And, as this week […]

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Eighth Grade Joys

Best friends, pajama pants, and ICE CREAM!! What more could a girl ask for??

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A Surprise Guest!

An amazing event occurred this morning:  after a THREE MONTH journey, another of our long-lost Christmas boxes finally arrived!! What a nice surpise! We received  quite an assortment of gifts – birthday and Christmas presents for the girls, calendars, mail, clothing, notifications of donations made in our name, unannounced gift checks, and Christmas goodies of all […]

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A Shoveling Song, Compliments of Pooh Bear

The more it snows [Tiddely-pom] The more it goes [Tiddely-pom] The more it goes [Tiddely-pom] On Snowing. And nobody knows [Tiddely-pom] How cold my toes [Tiddely-pom] How cold my toes [Tiddely-pom] Are Growing. . .  After my morning shovel-fest, I went out for a  more relaxing afternoon with my dear friend Zara.  We went to […]

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