Apparently Russians know how to cast spells. I was not aware of this. The balance of power in our relationship may just have shifted ever so slightly...
The Russian is a world-class napper. I've always marveled at his ability to fall asleep any place, any time. On flights, for example, he's the guy who dozes off before takeoff and wakes rosy-cheeked and rested hours later as we're taxiing in at our destination. I thought it was just him but now I'm wondering
I'm using Matryoshka Monday as an opportunity to show off my superior image attribution skills...
Today's Matryoshka Monday features a jewelry designer from Central Pennsylvania which is where I spent half my life. Fortunately she makes necklaces inspired by lovely nesting dolls, not scrapple.
On the day it happened, I was exactly one year into a job at a glamorous company I loved, two years into a marriage I loved even more, skinny and cute and on my way to a fancy gala at the Kennedy Library in Boston. I was in a Town Car with my rollaway suitcase,
Ooopsie doodle, it seems I'm a day late and a Matryoshka Monday post short. Can I still blame Hurricane Irene?
As we know now, Hurricane Irene was not just a coastal event. The damage she did to the mountain towns of upstate New York and New England--well, nobody saw that coming. As storms go, Irene was big and slow-moving. She took her sweet time blowing northward, wreaking havoc with wind and rain on communities well
The Russian is en route from Chelyabinsk as we speak, due to land at JFK in two and a half hours. Needless to say, I am on needles and pins. Pin cushion nesting doll “how to” via Maximum Rabbit Designs.
According to the Russian's latest dispatch from the Motherland, he's planning to smuggle tomato and cucumber seeds back into the country. Because apparently tomatoes and cucumbers from the U.S. of A. aren't good enough for a certain someone.
This adorable matryoshka gourd feels just right for this time of year and the coming of fall, doesn't it? I loved scratch-off art projects when I was a kid; this uses the same technique rather ingeniously...