I never thought it would come to this, my not posting in my blog as frequently as once a day, now it has been almost once a month. I have been busy writing about local history and that has NOTHING to do with Kazakhstan. None whatsoever. Where I come from and my hometown in northwestern Minnesota are about as far apart from Astana or Almaty as can be. So I thought I might put up a sunrise or sunset shot and let you guess which it is. I hope that once I am done teaching my composition students in May that I will write more that is pertinent to Kazakhstan. I need to clean through my files to find more material that I collected about Central Asia. I owe my faithful followers and readers that much!
For now, please read the following blog about Alma Ata written by a former colleague of mine when I taught at KIMEP in Almaty. Cheers! Molapse!