A Smile on My Face

I’m always corresponding with plenty of people, but a message I got this week really made my day. It’s from a Romanian TV personality whom you’d know if I said their name: Oricum, si daca stati la Chisinau, tot “roman” ramaneti! It truly put a huge smile on my face :D PS – No, there’s…

The Iron Grip of Moldova

Whew, am I still alive? Apparently so :) Thank goodness! As you might have heard, I now have a job here in Moldova, and I’ve been having some real adventures. It is literally surreal to be back in an office environment after more than a decade of being a freelancer and working from home. I’m…

Adventures in Legitimacy

The other day, an attractive young woman in a dress and heels handed me an envelope. When I looked inside, I saw it was stuffed full of euros and (Moldovan) lei. What’s this? Am I being paid by Russian gangsters, the CIA, or some other nefarious group? Nah. The truth is that I now have…