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Great weather…

It is October according to the calendar and our “babushka summer” (Indian summer in English) continues. Today it was 70 degrees. For October that is great. It was overcast for part of the day, but it was still nice.

I had to take one of our vehicles to the shop to get some work done on it. I think it cost just as much here for repairs as in the US. There are no 30 minute lube places here. It took 2 1/2 hours and almost $140. Of course, they do more than just change the oil, but it’s still expensive…

I just read an article that Kiev is the 21st most expensive city in the world. Only Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia are more expensive in our region than Kiev.

I can attest to that every time I go to the market or supermarket. Just this week, I bought a few groceries (very few and no meat) and it costs almost $40. However, life goes on…