A week ago I returned from a 10-day trip to Kishinev (Chișinău), my hometown and the capital of Moldova, a former Soviet Republic and a small country located between Romania and Ukraine. The purpose of the journey was blissful but serene—my own wedding—hence its elopement nature.
Well, here is my daughter Evelyn, getting dressed for her first day of first grade in a new school. 🙂 My country-fellows would recall a vintage song, flowers, and a ceremonial gathering in a schoolyard. Here in the States, nonetheless, Evelyn and we got our […]