Author Archives: Laird Bloore

This is NOT a Vacation (But I’m Loving Every Second)

We have been sent here by the Department of Defense in order to do one thing and one thing only: learn Russian. Every class, every piece of homework, every excursion, and every second of free time is designed to help … Continue reading

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My First Time

When it comes to being in a new country, I’m an amateur. A rookie. A clumsy, bumbling fool. I’ve travelled around in the United States a lot, but when it comes to being plunged into an unfamiliar environment where everyone … Continue reading

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