Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Wait, What Was She Doing at the Consulate?

The world is divided into those who think this trip is crazy, and those who immediately ask if they can come along. A few of those actually mean it, but until recently, only two have volunteered: P---, and my photographer friend John. Recently added to this list: My mom. I was hoping she’d want to come along, since she speaks some Russian. Also, she’s been this way before, when it was the Soviet Union. I can’t wait to hear her impressions of how it has changed in the last 30 years. I imagine it will put my culture shock over China’s 15-year growth spurt to shame.

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