Cover Photo: Photo by Staselnik
Photo by Staselnik

The Giant Garbage Pit, or The Largest Diamond Mine in the World

Then, a Robbery and a House on Fire: My Travels in North Siberia

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The Hibernating Museum

The Giant Garbage Pit, or The Largest Diamond Mine in the World

Watching a House on Fire While Waiting for the Train

After a Beating, a Hospital Cot

I am an academic editor, specializing in the work of non-native English speakers. This involves a lot of rewriting of technical and scientific language about subjects I have little understanding of.

I lived for seven years in Russia, Armenia, and Mongolia, which have related Soviet-era infrastructure and educational practices. I worked as a high school English teacher at first and then went on to train high school English teachers.

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