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Adrineh D
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Hummus and brownies, books and bikes
One year less 21 days. That’s how long it’s been since I moved back to Toronto. Things are the same, but different. (What returning “expat/repat” hasn’t said these words?) I know I’m not alone, but most days it doesn’t feel like that. All my friends here ar...

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A World of Pride or More Like Hüzün?
These days what
I’m feeling isn’t pride, but sadness. Or perhaps it is melancholy. WorldPride was celebrated in Toronto
this year, but I’m not there. I’m in Yerevan where the word “pride” doesn’t
have the same meaning. No
gay pride parade and not even a mar...

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Եթե մեկը գիտի Հարութ Փափազեանի Hay Jeans ու Stella ապրանքանիշը որտեղ կարել է գտնել Երևանում, ապա խնդրում եմ աելացրեք այս քարտեզում որ մենք ել իմանանք :ճ http://repatarmenia.org/eng/hay-jeans-made-in-armenia/#.Uw7RyvSSylj

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The Second Time Around
Living in Armenia the second time around is different. You are no longer bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. You see beneath the surface. And you don't always like what you see… We (us second-time-arounders) are congratulated for returning. I mean, we had our cha...

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Dispelling the Myth that Everything is Organic in Armenia
A friend recently shared on Facebook a blog post by another friend of mine, which elicited several comments on the myth that everything is "naturally organic" in Armenia. Though I knew about the use of pesticides, there's a lot that I didn't know, and so I ...

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Welcome to Armenia
It’s Christmas Eve in Armenia,
but I’m not really feeling the holiday spirit. For one thing, all the fanfare
of New Year’s Eve (especially here where Dec. 25th is not celebrated) has died
down, the alcohol’s effect has worn off, and we’re confronted with th...
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