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Matryoshka Russian Nesting Bridgees

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The Princess and the Swan: A True Story

REALLY! A TRUE STORY. In 1965 a swan took up residence at the Mill Pond in Durham, New Hampshire. Because a fugitive swan was somewhat unusual, there was a fair amount of press generated. An exiled Russian princess, most recently … Continue reading

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My New Friend Lizzie

With most sincere apologies to Robert K. Massie and his masterpiece, Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman. Elizabeth was Peter the Great’s daughter. Her greatest achievement was to bring Catherine to Russia to marry her nephew, Peter.

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