Gimbling in the Wabe – The Best of Times, the Worst of Times

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This, it turns out, is the second of three Gimblings that recount a trip I made to Moscow, Russia in May of 1989, memories spurred on by the 2014 Sochi Olympics. I was well into the second week of my stay in Moscow, and the bloom was definitely off the […]

Gimbling in the Wabe – My Glimpse of Mother Russia

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If I take one thing from the Winter Olympics currently taking place in Sochi, Russia, it won’t be images of glittering ice skaters, the sound of skittering luge sleds or amazement at snowboard acrobatics.  Nor will it be a cautious globally focused optimism despite the snickering over a perceived lack […]