First post from George


George emailed me a few months back after he had read some of Seth’s posts and he expressed some interest in being a guest writer. I told him that I had considered “opening the floor” to anyone who wanted to … Continue reading

Nice guys finish last


I recently came across an article titled “Why Nice Guys Finish Last.” It piqued my curiosity and I gave it a read. It wasn’t quite what I expected: I thought that it would be more of a social writing about … Continue reading


Tatiana 07

Been away for a few weeks – seems the time passes so quickly. Making some long term plans with Alana and then getting ready for our next separation – long distance sucks, we are going to try to keep it … Continue reading

Ramblings from Russia


This should probably be three separate posts but I haven’t really had time to break them apart. I’ve made a few observations in these past weeks in Russia and they are listed in no apparent order. I suppose that this … Continue reading



… Kira, in the photo above, has NOTHING to do with this post.  But hey, I needed a photo – maybe there is some guy out there who always wanted to date a cheerleader? … I received this letter a … Continue reading

Meeting the parents


… even the Mom’s are hot in Russia … Working overseas has its downside: you are separated from home, friends and family for months.  But, the upside is months of vacation at a time.  And, when you’re “dating” an Eastern … Continue reading

My eyes are burning!


“My eyes are burning,” was the text I received from my English friend as he arrived back at Heathrow Airport in London. Apparently the size and shape of the UK women was a drastic and startling change from the Ukrainian … Continue reading