my dashing husband

Swimming at 10,000 feet

October 15, 2012

It was September, there was already snow on the ground, and during the previous night I had experienced moments where I was absolutely sure that I wouldn’t make it to sunrise without a serious case of frostbite (or, more dramatically, dying of hypothermia). It was not ideal weather for stripping down and taking a refreshing […]

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the end of Plov for Two?

July 9, 2012

After a last-minute venue change (Sweet 60s was suddenly sold by its owner), Plov for Two held their last show at Zeppelin (Цеппелин), a “rock bar” in Vostok-5. Axel, everybody’s favorite Swedish frontman, is making his way back to his homeland by scooter (what? yeah, through Kazakhstan, Russian and Finland by scooter) this week, marking […]

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the debut of Plov for Two

April 23, 2012

My rock star husband couldn’t resist starting a band over here in Bishkek, so he and three other expats (two Americans and a Swede) formed Plov for Two. (I think the name started as a joke, and as they have yet to come up with something they like better, it has officially stuck). They played […]

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one year ago

July 10, 2011

I really enjoy the fact that I’m young. I’m in my early 20s and doing some freaking amazing things, if I do say so myself. I worked in Iraq when I was 21, moved to Kyrgyzstan when I was 22, started teaching a university course, and now at 23, I’m jet-setting around Dubai and learning […]

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Miss to Mrs, part 1

July 14, 2010

I’m hitched! Farrell and I became husband and wife on Saturday and I couldn’t have been happier with how the whole event turned out. It was completely exhausting and incredibly nerve-racking but definitely one of the best days of my life. Pictures from the actual wedding day are, unfortunately, not available yet. I didn’t have […]

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