Categories: "Time phrases" or "Adverbs of time" or "At what time" or "Dates" or "Days of the week" or "Den" or "Seasons" or "What time is it" or "Years"

Год (часть пятая)

January 31st, 2012 — posted by Don
We previously mentioned that if a Russian number phrase is the subject of a verb, except when the number ends in one, it induces neuter singular verb agreement in the past: Прошло два года. Two years went by. Прошло пять лет. Five years went by.… more »

Год (часть четвёртая)

January 30th, 2012 — posted by Don
Curses. On Saturday I again proposed to Luludya. She insists, despite our five sons, that she can never marry a man who is not Roma. This insistence nonetheless leads me to a certain point of view in this posting. What if Luludya had agreed to marry… more »

Год (часть третья)

January 27th, 2012 — posted by Don
As Luludya and I were smoking clove cigarettes early this morning, she expressed her hope that I would continue to write this blog for many years. It warms my heart to think that a Gypsy woman, born in a wagon and raised among tambourines, should have… more »

Год (часть вторая)

January 26th, 2012 — posted by Don
Thanks so much for all the warm expressions of sympathy yesterday from people about yesterday's misadventure. It is good to know that so many other people have been in similar situations. Falling in love with a Gypsy woman is an overwhelming… more »

Год (часть первая)

January 25th, 2012 — posted by Don
I awoke this morning with the newly-risen sun shining mercilessly in my eyes, my back propped against a mesquite tree. The cacti on either side of me and a couple of jack rabbits munching on scrub grass indicated that I had slept the night in the… more »