Monthly Archives: March 2014

Holy Egg Dye, Batman!

Sign of Paște spotted Mega Image:   Phrase learned in the first Romanian class I’ve been able to drop in on in Bucharest: Adevarat a inviat! (He is risen indeed.) Advertisements

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Spinach Season

Today’s well balanced meal with a 10 minute prep-time: Spanac cu Mamaliga si Ou. I made a really simple version where each component is separate ’till it hits your plate, but this stacked, baked version (recipe in Romanian) that I found when … Continue reading

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Bucharest Block Problem Solving

Lacking connection to the outside world, the last two posts were written from free/spotty McDonalds wifi. However, this one comes to you from my living room! I was ecstatic when the Romtelecom operator and I achieved this great success earlier this … Continue reading

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Two Polish Recipes (because I’m not over Polish food)

Presenting two easy, delicious Poland-trip-inspired dishes: 1.) Beetroot Soup (Bright red, healthy, and the best thing you’ll eat this week) The quest for a good beet soup recipe was inspired by this little Polish restaurant in Zakopane. To serve 4 people … Continue reading

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Recent Adventures (around Eastern Europe)

The following is a pictorial chronicle of a joyful sprint through Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia last week, as winter melted away all over Eastern Europe. I traveled with my partner-in-crime Marco (same Marco as this post about Martisor) from Constanta, … Continue reading

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Forgetting How to Speak American, Living in Bucharest

Sometimes while living abroad I just rant quietly to myself. And then I’ll take a break and check in with how I’m feeling. 1.) How are you, Anna?      S0-so. And thus it begins, an seemingly innocuous conversation that … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain go away…

That song just popped into my head, mostly just because I’m associating the latest drizzle in Bucharest with my latest cold.  I used to think I never got sick “because my immune system was so good,” and now I know … Continue reading

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