Chapt. 39 - 1361 words
Icy plunges and cold deaths
MOSCOW, January 19, 2004 –- 1765 hits
Chapt. 36 – 1751 words
Is it love? Or is it Memorex?
MOSCOW, Jan. 6, 2004 – 1353 hits
Things come unglued again
Threatens to leave
new citizenship law
Chapt. # 121 – 1604 words
I come unglued over glue –Sergei out!
MOSCOW, April 14, 2005 – 1785 hits
Running a bordello
Glue unsticks Serge
Twins know that Zhorik knows…i
He’s back to St. Pete -- closer than ever
Business joins youth against Putin
Chapt. #148 – 2009 words
Icon and lyricist: Ode to Ejaculation
MOSCOW, July 19, 2005 -- 2111 hits
Tarp Honniker elevates me to Icon
Oasis in orgasm desert
Russian Army’s AIDS problem
Derek makes my day
Teaching at BF?
Vidal’s camera does not apply to me
Chapter 204 – 3066 words
Igor fantasy plummeting to finality?
MOSCOW, June 12, 2006 -- 2203 hits
Have I destroyed my Igor fantasy?
He opts for floor over my bed
But Vanya may fill the gap
Maybe I’ve had a pre-stroke!
Murdered Potemkin student wasn’t one of mine
WAN Moscow meeting focuses on non-free press
“Russians don’t want too much truth”
Gorby, Lebedev, may keep hope burning
But what difference does it make?
Chapt. 235 – 3,337 words
Igor reaffirms doctrine; wants to stay with me
MOSCOW, February 11, 2007 -- 1488 hits
“Whenever you want” doctrine verified, reinforced
Which may necessitate a juggling act when Zhorik comes
Igor’s name changes back to Vanya
BP gets a jolt when…
…I find Andrei under the bed
Election shenanigans already well under way
Where’s the beef? In Russia
A dollar buys twice as many Big Macs in Moscow
Siberian locals see orange, yellow, green
FDR and Putin – soul brothers/
Do you have any undeclared camels in your suitcase?
Chapt. 242 – 2394 words
Is Peter fantasy becoming reality?
MOSCOW, April 3, 2007 -- 2084 hits
Rude Moldovan consul may get his come-uppance
“Shortest and warmest” winter frees deadly virus
Peter fantasy becoming a reality?
Russian spring brings fear to draft-eligible Russians
“Little sister Ivana” visits from Spain
Weird memory loss sparks new health worries
Zhorik in Svetlograd; Moscow stop
…will expel igor from my bed – hopefully temporarily
It’s official: Russians have lost interest in politics
Moscow dissenter’s march banned
Gay parade ban also upheld
Russian Academy of Sciences defies Putin’s Kremlin
Chapt. 251 – 3,773 words
Is U.S.-Russian conflict unavoidable? Probably
MOSCOW, June 4, 2007 -- 1741 hits
A sense of life unraveling
…as Igor and I grow closer…
……and he leaves
Duma moves to restrict smoking
Death of Maxim’s grandfather further unnerves me
Conflict – but not armed – is probably unavoidable
Western-style Journalist training targeted for elimination
Putin snubs world journalist meeting
US stifles dissent too
America, Russia, among least peaceful countries
Super-rich flaunt Ralph Lauren’s ,000 purses
Chapt. 256 – 4,364 words
Independence Day: Why is there tyranny?
MOSCOW, July 10, 2007 -- 3827 hits
4th of July raises question: What makes people evil?
How does a yogi celebrate freedom?
74th birthday lunch with Peter – anti- or pre-climactic?
Hydrocarbon companies will recruit their own armies
Sergei-Tanya breakup prompts threats – idle, I hope
Outlook for classes, income, improves
Chocolate for high blood pressure?
Basil goes to Elton John concert
2014 Winter Olympics in Russia will line pockets
Chapt. 259 – 3,785 words
Igor headed home from Moldova
MOSCOW, July 30, 2007 -- 1503 hits
Igor headed home
…and preempts Victor
Mixed messages from Zhorik
…but he’s making big plans for post-army
Top lawyers will go to bat for Kuznetsov
Russian church growing too strong: scientists
Kremlin orchestrating party registrations
And drawing up blacklist of unacceptables
Putin’s Youth does Kremlin’s dirty work
Russians not world’s most dishonest
Chapt. 260 – 4,289 words
Igor returns to play, but Zhorik keeps top spot
MOSCOW, August 6, 2007 -- 1736 hits
Igor brings his playing field back home
But Zhorik will probably keep top billing
Sergei got as far as Sochi
U.S. headlines mimic Russia’s, BUT…
Puritans punish American for Moldovan sex
Dissident sent to psych ward for forced treatment
Gorby trashes Bush, applauds Putin
Putin “taking Russia in the right direction”
Russian prison population high, but America’s soars
What international diplomatic crisis?
Time’s typical Russian
Chapt. 262 – 3,614 words
Igor’s brain contusion will take him back to Moldova
MOSCOW, August 21, 2007 -- 1493 hits
Simpsons movie comes to Russia
Crack train derailment prompts speculation
…Or Kremlin power house?
Putin’s re-write of history successful
Novelist under investigation for slandering cops
Cop boss beats patrolman over traffic ticket
Igor’s head pain continues
He goes to the hospital
…for three days
…back to Moldova for treatment
Police follow-up: Potential oh-oh
…but registration issue avoided for now
Money drought ends at last
Chapt. 293 - 2,969 words
Is capitalism dying? Does Obama know? Am I going to Spain?
MOSCOW, May 9, 2009 -- 2545 hits
Easter, Mayday, Victory Day
Money continues to fly away
How is Russia faring?
Dissident predicts Russia's demise – again
New student says Kosygin planned change
Does Obama face same fate as Gorbuchev?
Chapt. 298 - 2,599 words
I move – in a “hurricane”
Galicia, Northern Spain, March 7, 2010 -- 1876 hits
Chapt. 305 - 1 972 words
I'm not dead yet; Eye exam scheduled
Rome, Ga., USA, Sept. 30, 2010 -- 1757 hits
I'm still very much alive
Good things on other fronts
My former English student from Moscow will come to Rome to visit me
Elaine and I
Chapt. 317 - 4 404 words
I’m ready to go to Moldova, but where’s Igor?
Somewhere in Northern Spain, June 27, 2011 – 2254 hits
Misha has to pay a rental agent
I get the money from David G.
Ready to go to Moldova, but where’s Igor?
Sasha has e-mail problems – x 2
American media not telling everything about Fukushima
U.S. West Coast severely affected, but not Spain -- yet
Chapt. 334 - 5 181 words
I’m living here Illegally? Now What?
Somewhere in Northern Spain, February 25, 2013 – 2737 hits
Illegal immigrant? Let sleepings dogs lie
Vanya takes 400 euro ride – with my money
Call from ex-wife Elaine: Should I go to U.S.?
Bilbao Guggenheim Museum Big Disappointment
My last will and testament
Letter from Sashas – June 27?
New “Syntax and Morphology” student
Being broke saves me from Igor
Iago – a hopeless fantasy?
Jobless Spanish journalists launch new newspaper
“We’re committing global suicide”