Volunteering and volunteers in Tomsk.

-I’m not rich enough to work for free,- Arina said when I suggested she find a volunteer job. 

I thought, ” typical Russian mentality”, and didn’t return to this conversation.

Volunteering is very common in the United States, unlike in Russia. I don’t remember hearing about the volunteer movement in Russia before the pandemic.

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about old times and vehicles

inspired by a conversation with my son

Have you ever driven a car with the steering wheel on the right side? In the US?

There are 76 countries with left-hand traffic (that is, with the steering wheel on the right side of the car). and America is not one of them.

My friend Marina and old-old car
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