Archive for June, 2007

Georgi Hrast

Perhaps you have been following the news and seeing that our U.S. President spent a day over here in Sofia. He is only the second sitting president to ever visit Bulgaria (the other one was Clinton). You can read these (relatively short) articles to see how the media covered the event here: U.S. vs Russia […]

A Small Excursion

Well, I am leaving Mark behind for the weekend to visit this place.  Veliko Turnovo was once–apparently–the capital of Bulgaria.  A friend I met (perhaps you remember me talking about Kanye?? a pseudonym for another American here who did an…ummm, well….interesting….version of Kanye West’s Golddigger at a Bulgarian karaoke night???) asked me if I would […]

Pictures From The Homefront

This is what our hound thinks of us leaving him behind (click to enlarge):                    You can tell by his demeanor that he is deeply distraught, woeful…can barely seem to get on with his life without us. (Oddly enough, his companion hound seems to have a similar pose.  Hmmm.  What […]

What’s For Dinner?

While we were in the U.S., we found that most people were curious just about our day-to-day living. Sure, the adventures are funny (to some….not always to us….), but really y’all just want to know what life is like. So, in an attempt to have you live right here with me, here is an evening […]

Sofia 9pm

This is the view from our flat at 9:00 pm here. Yup, still light out. Man, I LOVE long summer days…anywhere in the world…I love them! What time is it getting dark overthere in the States? I think around 8:00. Heh. It’s better here. Heh.

Vladi-locks: A Bulgarian Version of Goldilocks

Once upon a time, not so long ago, in a bustling Eastern bloc city called Sofia, there lived a small family named the Amerikanskis. The Amerikanskis were small in number. Papa Amerikanski worked for an internet company. Mama Amerikanka (a girl, hence the name change) mostly lived the life of a retiree, save for a […]