Impressions of an Expat

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Impressions of an Expat
(in no particular order) circus worker, single father, novelist, short-order cook, welder, surf saxaphonist, late-night crooner.
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  • late summer 2 days ago Late summer is dragging its heels. There are sluggish chainsaws during the day, whacking all of those fallen trees to bits. It takes them hours, but there is no rush. There are men in orange vests with weedwhackers around the schools. That day is coming, the cool morning, the freshly pressed...
  • faces (a flood) 1 week ago Long before the sun came up, there was the pinging sound of rain slapping against the aluminum siding on the balcony. Hollow and soprano, it woke me. I lean against walls as balance returns, making my way to get a glass of water seeing my face for a moment in the bathroom mirror and I do not...
  • the reward for silence (a different person) 2 weeks ago It is hard for anyone to appreciate the sense of stagnation here. There are plenty of countries where the rich stay rich and the poor stay poor. Everyone in this world struggles to carve out their own hearth and bed, their own green-grassed backyard. That is not what I mean. Here, the days pass...
  • a series of surprises 3 weeks ago We all live complicated lives. There is always a cross to bear, a stone that swings from our necks. Maybe every single one of us became Sisyphus in the middle of some sleepless night and just don't want to admit it. I cannot imagine a person who does not have some obstacle, some ladder to climb in...
  • the ocean waits 2 months ago You smell it first, then feel something ride along your skin - the salt, the sense of things wet and green, of bits of seaweed. Then a little shiver runs up the back of your neck, realizing how long it has been since you stood in the sand at the water’s edge, the lapping sound at the edges, the...

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Sarah
18:31 PM November 19, 2013

This blog is so wonderfully written that I have to read it every week, or else I feel I have missed something. Yes, it shows the darker side of living as an expat in Moscow, but it often shows rare beauty and unexpected joy.

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