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Yekaterina Gregoryan – My Grandmother

My grandmother had nerves of steel.  I used to joke that if anyone were ever to tell her that there was about to be a nuclear attack, she would curl her lips over her teeth in that way that she … Continue reading

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Odds & Ends: Christmas Eve (Claws Sheathed – Promise!)

My Russian-Armenian grandmother celebrated on Christmas Eve.  That was when she served the special dinner, after which presents were unwrapped.  Christmas Eve was also full of mystery and magic.  It was when Gogol’s witch flew out on her broomstick, plucking … Continue reading

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