Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Ataman’s Colors

I got a little side tracked with colors, and will get to the second red, white and blue dessert next time. What crossed my mind were the blue and gold colors of the cossack uniform that my grandfather, Nicholas Mamontoff,¬† … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Foolery

As sometimes happens in life when digging deeper into a question, one finds that people the world over have more in common than not. Such was my experience preparing for this year’s fourth of July celebration. I wondered how many … Continue reading

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Not Just Another Song and Dance

Not at all! Here’s your opportunity to experience the dances of Early California and hear the influence of Russian songs from old Fort Ross. Friday, June 29th, from 7-9 pm you will enjoy this special evening concert continuing the fort’s … Continue reading

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To St. Rose with Love…..

  Those school girl days of carefree laughter and good times are about to change for many students this month as they say good-bye to high school chums and look to their future, perhaps with questions and hopefully with joyful … Continue reading

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One Hundred Pieces of Silver- coming right up!

June 28th is when you can see General Mariano Vallejo’s amazing and exquisite silver field service¬† (actually over 100 pieces), given to him around 1841 by Fort Ross commander Count Alexander Rotchev.¬† Martha Vallejo McGettigan will present her talk about … Continue reading

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