How Romanians Got Cheated Out of a Revolution

I’ve already confessed to exactly where I was and what I was doing in December 1989 when Romania had their revolution. I was drunk, surly and in a foul mood and when my friend ran to me, breathless, saying they had just shot Nicolae Ceausescu on television, my reply was “Who? Never heard of him.” In the intervening years, I’ve spoken to lots of people … Continue reading How Romanians Got Cheated Out of a Revolution

3 Cheers for Let’s Do It Romania!

As promised in my post on Zoso vs. Lets Do It Romania, the Woman and I most definitely participated yesterday and it went over simply fabulously. I had to laugh like a loon because the people we went cleaning with started mocking Romanians who think like Zoso. Hey, they brought it up spontaneously, I swear! :D If you read the original post, you saw I … Continue reading 3 Cheers for Let’s Do It Romania!

Zoso Vs. Let’s Do It Romania

If you’ve been reading my blog since April, you know I’ve been displaying a badge for Let’s Do It Romania in the sidebar, an advertisement for a nationwide event which will take place this Saturday. Simply put, it’s going to be a single day in which close to 60,000 volunteers are going to pick up trash to help clean up the country. Sounds good, right? … Continue reading Zoso Vs. Let’s Do It Romania