Archive for April, 2010

30 Apr
2010

May 9th: Celebrating Victory Day in Lutsk, Ukraine

In most of the former Soviet Union, May 9 still marks Victory Day, a holiday commemorating the capitulation of the [&hellip

26 Apr
2010

24th Anniversary of Chornobyl Disaster April 26

On April 26, 1986 the city of Chornobyl, Ukraine was transformed.  Chornobyl became infamous as the most serious nuclear disaster [&hellip

22 Apr
2010

Varennyky! A Ukrainian Must

You might know them as pirogi, or dumplings, but I know these delicious bites as Varennyky! Varrenyky are a dish [&hellip

19 Apr
2010

Welcome to Kiliya!

I arrived in the south of Odessa oblast,  the town of Kiliya,  in the late summer. The trees were vibrantly [&hellip

9 Apr
2010

Another Great Teaching Experience!

Recently an American teacher had an experience similar to my own in Ukraine.  He was utterly impressed by the language [&hellip

7 Apr
2010

Happy Easter!

This year the Orthodox and Catholic calendars actually coincided, so Easter in both the US and Ukraine was this past [&hellip

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