“What do you do all day?” I asked.
“Sit around, smoke and drink coffee,” the traffic controller on one of Yerevan’s minibus routes chuckled back to me.
I’ve got an addition to the family – a charming German Shepherd puppy has been living with us for two weeks now. Continue reading “It's a girl!”
Our people seem to have had a nomadic, adventurous streak from early on, weaving their way into many nations and embedding their roots where business could thrive. We like novelty, culture, food and winning, no matter what the prize. Unfortunately for those who would have kept close to their family hearths despite this curious streak to find a new El Dorado somewhere` somehow, they too would be forced to abandon all they held dear to start anew in strange worlds, among strange people bearing customs entirely foreign to our traditions. Continue reading “Guest post: A Heart that Yearns for Home”
I have always had a strange admiration for all sorts of insects. Luckily my son shares my love of them. So when yesterday’s thunderstorms brought us a scared locust – a large (7 cm or more) representative of the grasshopper family, we were both excited.
Rob, my son, tried to feed it with some grass, although we had no idea if it likes it and were too lazy to look in the encyclopedia.