Part 2 – 1st grade

When I entered school, my biggest problem  was my 1st grade teacher Antonina Pavlovna. *This is a cautionary tale for kids and their parents. Be nice to your teachers. This is what used to pass for educators twenty years ago. Antonina Pavlovna had many hobbies. She liked to exercise her vocal cords. She liked to exercise herContinue reading “Part 2 – 1st grade”

Peace be with you

I grew up in a country with people who by day proclaimed fierce atheism, and by night clutched to their crosses and illegally acquired bibles. I wasn’t one of those who prayed in the dark corners or wore a cross, but I did read the bible. The children’s version. That is how I happened uponContinue reading “Peace be with you”