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Entries from May 2008

Another Post from Russia

May 31st, 2008 · 5 Comments

This weekend is pretty boring. It’s our only Saturday that doesn’t have like an excursion planned. I played soccer with some Russians for like 45 minutes on a tiny field like fenced in with fake grass. It was weird but kind of fun. I’m kind of bored though, but at least it’s nice to have […]

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News from Russia!

May 24th, 2008 · 5 Comments

I got an email from Derek. He wasn’t able to post to his blog yet, but I’ll put some excerpts here, edited to fit your screen and for grammar. (He was in a hurry with limited internet access.) Hi Dad! Hi Mom! I arrived here fine, my plane was a little late but it was […]

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Off to Russia

May 23rd, 2008 · 4 Comments

We put Derek on a plane to Russia this morning, for his 5-week Study Abroad. He has a 2-1/2 hour layover in Chicago, then takes Polish Air (LOT) to Warsaw and then on to St. Petersburg. He arrives around 2:00 pm their time, around 3:00 am our time. I hope he waits a few hours […]

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May 21st, 2008 · 7 Comments

If you’re running AVG Virus Scanner, it’s probably been bugging you lately about upgrading to the newer version 8.0. But if you clicked on the link, it tried to sell you the upgraded version. There is still a free version available here. You have to confirm a couple of times that you really, really just […]

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Tags: Computers, Tech & Science