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Archive for December, 2008

Merry Christmas

I just wanted to take a moment to Wish all our friends and family a Merry Christmas.  One of the difficult things about being overseas is that we have to celebrate special occasions without all of you.  We are blessed to have new friends that have become like family to us but we truly miss […]

Meet the USTA!

One of the first words we learned in Azeri has come in very handy - it’s ‘usta’. ‘Usta’ means master, as in, a master craftsman of a trade. When there was a plumbing problem the landlord would call the ‘usta’. Later, when there was an electrical problem he called another ‘usta’ to fix it. Plumber, […]