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Anna Rose and me at Brighton Beach a REALLY long time ago. In her words, “Where everything was perfect and warm, and daylight savings time did not exist.” (to be viewed/read while playing “Auld Lang Syne”)

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This is my neighbor’s door. Cute, right? Russians also have lots of cute folksy depictions of hedgehogs getting mushrooms and berries stuck in their spikes. An acorn? Ehh, it’s not that much of a stretch. The lemon and the pot leaf, though, I find a little more difficult to understand.

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A birthday cake, a Jack-o-lantern, our houseplants, and a power strip! Yippee!

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Birthday cake, sans saran wrap. Bonus cabbage.

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Museum Island.

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