I’m listening as I type to LMFAO’s ‘Yes.’
I know all the lyrics by heart.
My girlfriend ribs me about my love for LMFAO. If you knew me at all, you would know that I have never ‘party rocked’ ever. Not once. Not ever. I would stick out like a sore thumb at any kind of social gathering. I’d be the guy with the mildly disgusted look and horrible attitude.
But I love listening to LMFAO. I’m not embarrassed if people know that, so its not really a guilty pleasure. But it is kind of silly in a way.
Also, when I was gone to Bulgaria, my girlfriend would tell people she was dating someone in Europe. People at her job actually thought that I was made up and not a real person. Mostly because all of her true stories about me are seemingly fantastical.
In case you couldn’t tell I miss my girlfriend.
I was watching the film ‘Little Children,” and I really enjoyed the narration in the background:
"Brad showered quickly, sensing a rare opportunity to have sex with his wife"
And that I am going to be in Budapest in exactly 2 months…
I also just realized that means I will be leaving my job in 5 days time.
I just realized I’m heading back home in 6 days. Ugh….
After a year of teaching/ tutoring, my tutee passed the citizenship test this morning.
I landed on the Wikitravel page for the Balkans, and some of the statements are pretty rough. For example:
"Sofia - Neglected and decrepit outside the center, Sofia deserves no more than a day on your travel-path"
"Zagreb - A pale copy of Salzburg, Zagreb is for those not feeling well out of their comfort zone in the West yet wanting to go abroad. One day visit will suffice."
газeта - newspaper
Кaждый день я читaю газeту. ~ Every day I read the newspaper.
корреспондeнт - correspondent, reporter
An example straight from the headline:
"Корреспондент CNN рассказала о беспорядочных бомбежках Славянска" ~
"A CNN correspondent talked about the indiscriminate bombing of Slovyansk"
Бoсния и Герцеговина - Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bos-ni-ya i Ger-tse-ga-vee-na
In the news:
«Босния И Герцеговина, А Также Сербия Получили Гуманитарную Помощь Из Азербайджана»
«Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as Serbia received humanitarian aid from Azerbaijan»
посoльство - embassy
Example straight from the headlines:
В Киеве несколько сотен человек пикетировали российское посольство ~
In Kiev several hundred people picketed the Russian embassy
посoл - ambassador
Straight from the headlines:
Посол США в Вене: «Российская Федерация хотела бы думать, что мы все дураки…» ~
U.S. Ambassador* in Vienna: «The Russian Federation would like to think that we are all fools…»
*referring to Daniel B. Baer, who is U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
So I was flipping through the H&M catalogue that came in the mail. What exactly is the ‘divided’ category, which is listed between the ‘ladies’ section and the ‘men’s” section? It just looks like women’s clothing items?
Прибaлтика - Baltics
Прибaлтика — область в Северной Европе. ~ The Baltics is a region in northern Europe.
столица - capital city
Тaллин — самый крупный город и столица Эстонии. ~
Tallinn is the largest city and the capital of Estonia.