A reminder that there are different sections in this blog besides 'Stories'. 'Why Russia' contains t my thoughts and personal reasons for coming to Russia why I continue to live here despite the obvious difficulties. 'Prepositions' contains personal snippets snippets, travel notes and introspective 'micro' essays on the unusual and ordinary. 'Red Village' - a new rubric - will be an erratic chronicle about spiritual life from the Orthodox point of view - some explanations and a personal take on what it means to be a Christian in dystopia. Suggestions on the technical aspects of the last point are welcome. I also look forward to reader input on desired topics for running cometary - I would like to try to meet the challenge of writing on topics chosen by other people.
So far the rubrics look like this: