Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Arguments and Facts




















Popular here in Krasnodar, this newspaper has been mentioned in several of our lessons. While shopping at the supermarket I decided to pick up a copy to see what we could read. This weekly paper has a TV schedule inside, various articles and lots of ads!

Articles include:
* “Did Bush pay for Saddam's ropes?”
* a "photo fact" showing Putin practicing shooting at a firing range.
* People who “really” do earn $100,000.00 here in Russia.
* Madonna pictured holding her new son from Africa.

Someday we will be able to fully read the paper without using the dictionary but today is not that day!


***Special thanks to Bonnie and Randy from Eugene, Oregon for sending us a Christmas package our first Christmas card!

2 comments:

  1. Learning a whole other language and culture is a great and difficult thing. I admire those who leave the comforts and familiarities of home.

    p.s. Are you from Eugene? We have friends who moved there a few years ago to start a church. We were stranded in Seaside last September for 8 days while our vehicle received a new transmission.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting. Nice to meet you.

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  2. No, we have never even been to Eugene. We have met people from there who came here on a mission trip!

    By the seaside would be a wonderful place to be stranded... that happened to us last year when we went to renew our visas. We were stuck in Odessa Ulraine for a month. And being near the Black Sea was restorative to our souls!

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