Natasha was our neighbor Nadia's daughter. When we invited Nadia to our Christmas party we also asked her to bring along her daughter and her family. Natasha was also a life saver, I really don't know what I would have done without her.
Here's Natasha, her husband Igor and their little guy Vanya!
I didn't think they would come to our party but I am so thankful
that they did. After this night Natasha and I were inseparable.
Here we are in Natasha's kitchen. This was a celebration
for Vanya's birthday.......the naked one in the background!
Natasha and I went on walks almost every single day. It
was great because otherwise I think I would have stayed
inside our apartment all winter.
Jojo and Vanya were great buds. They loved hanging out
together. I'd love to see them together now!
I wonder how many miles we walked that year! We were
always out exploring.
On Easter we went to Natasha's place and hand made
polmenis (Russian dumplings). They were absolutely