It is the Russian thing! I expressed sorrow for one of my girlfriends in London who took a taxi to and from the hospital herself (same day) while her husband stayed home with their eldest daughter. “Why didn’t you call?! I would have kept Eva!” I told her. She laughed and told me she wanted it this way. Would’ve been more appealing if I’d offered to meet her there.

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Teacher of life admin and curator of commentary. Occasional writer.

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Leslie Loftis

Leslie Loftis

Teacher of life admin and curator of commentary. Occasional writer.

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