Photos and notes from the family archive.
Old photo albums
A prayer book of health and repose of the soul found in my grandmother's bag among her documents
In the second row stands my great-grandfather Stefan and great-grandmother Sasha. The little boy in the wool hat on the left is my grandfather Andrey, their son.
Grandmother writes a letter to her daughter (my mother) where she asks her to behave well and not to swim too much
My knees are bandaged
My grandmother kept a cross for me
Grandma's notes about cows (they had a small farm)
"A keepsake for beloved grandparents from granddaughter Tanya. 19 years old, 1974"
My grandfather Andrey is in the middle
Mom. I think it's the late '70s.
My young grandfather is the one on the far left
Sister Nastya, '80s
Grandmother, sister, grandfather
Me and my mom, the '90s
My mom distracts me from my lessons
on tours, Moscow Zoo
mid-'90s. My dad, his car, me and our dog Gina.
Grocery list written by mom
I'm with my dad.
Me and Gina
Sister in high school
Me and my mom. mid-90s, celebrating my birthday
Me, my older sister, and the cat Gavrusha
Our village group of friends. I cut out my face because I had to put a photo on my bus pass.