Tag Archives: Russian

S8: Reverse Culture Shock (A Memoir)

I was five. It was a hot summer day, and the scorching yellow sun was forcing all the puddles outside to evaporate. I was happily out of the heat and inside a brightly lit air conditioned room. I was in … Continue reading

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Op 2: Family Dinner, and other Family Drama

Growing up in a Russian-Jewish household, dinner was an almost religious affair. Especially when extended family was involved. Dinner was always an interesting activity, and I use the word interesting because any other words to describe it would be too … Continue reading

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