Letter(s) from Julia Budakova to Randy (Canada)

Letter 1

Hello Randy,
I am very glad that you have written to me the letter. I also am very glad that the new friend has appeared in other country. My new friend Randy I today for the first time answer on the letter from other country and not on the native language. Therefore do not judge strictly for my offers and sometimes not clear offers for you. If to you my ideas will be not clear, inform me on it, I shall try to explain more precisely. I already for a long time wanted to talk to the person from other country, but all did not dare in any way. You probably ask me of that I want from this acquaintance? I want friendship, and pleasant dialogue. What can I tell about the life? I was born in family of workers in far 1979 in the city of Kazan. My mum worked on a cotton-mill, and has given work of 25 years. But two years back my mum has died of a leukemia. My daddy works as the designer in one firm, to him this year 54 years were executed. I was born only the child in family. My life was as at usual children, there were pleasures and afflictions. At school I also studied well, but most of all I liked humanitarian lessons. After endings school I to act in Pedagogical university on faculty Russian and the Literature. I have ended university well and 4 years I work in the Kazan high school. I very much like to work with children, I teach middle-aged children. My friend that you can tell about your life? Tell in more detail about itself? If you also want me to ask about something, ask me about it. I with pleasure to answer all your questions. Write to me, I wait your
letter! Your friend Lyudmila

Letter 2

Hi my dear Randy!
How are you doing? How to pass your today? All at you is good Randy? I want to know and trust, that with you everything is all right. Our weather is not similar on winter, very warmly in the street and practically all snow to thaw. Soon there will be New Year's holidays! On December, 31 we celebrate here in Russia a great holiday " New Year " this very great celebration of people. In the New year's eve nobody sleeps also all people go on streets and to aspire to congratulate everyone each other and even if it is the stranger. How New year in your country is celebrated? In your country the Christmas is more celebrated? At us the Christmas is celebrated on January, 7, this holiday is not so popular in our country. At each person the destiny, someone quickly to find to itself the groom or the bride. Or to live up to extreme old age absolutely alone, I to not find yet to myself the person with whom would like to hold attitudes. I cannot answer why to be interested in you, it seems to me your letters more warmly to soul. I to think, what you to correspond with many girls from Russia? You as to write letters as well as me? I never to be outside Russia, to not suffice time because of work. My dream is similar to the little girl, to have the favourite husband and good children. You have dream Randy? I very much to love beautiful camomiles and snowdrops. Camomiles are similar to the bright sun, and snowdrops the beginning of spring and pleasure of summer. I very much wanted to ask you what you feel to me? For me your answer Randy is very important. Though I cannot tell to you why? I would like to tell to you Randy as passes my working day. I shall tell about Monday. I rise at 6.30, then I wash, on it there leaves not a lot of time as I do not use cosmetics. Then at 6.45 at me gymnastics till 7.10, 7.10-7.20 shower and 7.25 easy breakfast. It basically green tea, grael, muesli. My work begins at 8.00 and proceeds till 16.00 evenings. Now you see, that I very much try to find for you time though my work takes away from me so a lot of time. Therefore be not surprised if you do not see in the box of the letter. I hope, that you have understood what at me difficult work and as much this work takes away from me time and forces. I want to inform you, that at me soon holiday (the New Year's vacation). For this reason I with you shall shall spend more time behind the correspondence. Why I have asked you about feelings between me and you Randy? I do not know as it to explain to you Randy, but I feel the certain dependence that you to me are not indifferent also I very much I like to receive your letters. I really not only am pleasant like with you I very much wanted to talk to you in alive Randy. (it becomes sometime possible for me it is a reality). But we with you already know each other. I shall not tell to you, that I " love you Randy ", but I feel to you very good feelings and I do not know as it to explain to you Randy. This such warm and as though close feeling of that we with you already talked before and were already familiar. Both somehow we have again met and now for me this very big and beautiful feeling. You have told to me about yourself and I hope, that I also told to you about myself Randy much. But now not about it. And I only wanted to know your opinion Randy about all it. I wait from you for the letter Randy. Because now the person whom name Lyudmila very much waits for your letters and hopes only on good.

Letter 3

Hello my fine Randy!
I apologize what to not answer during time for your letters. But I did not have opportunity to write to you the letter. I hope that at you all well! For me it is pleasant to read your letter, thanks for your words. Many thanks for yours ecard, me was very pleasant to receive your beautiful ecard with warm words. I send you other picture, I hope to you my new picture is pleasant. I hope, this picture will give you new and good emotions. Today I will be free from work, I shall cook a chicken broth for mine the dad, and also to allow necessary antibiotics. My dad is sick and at him bad state of health, I shall help him in recovery. Now it is a lot of people to be ill virus diseases from difference of temperatures in the street. Dear Randy what foodstuff you like? Prefer sweets, meat, a fish? Inform me it Randy. I am capable to consult not poorly concerning kitchen, my mum cared of it many years back. You can be convinced of it, in due time. I easily do various salads, the soups, the second dishes, delicacies. I prefer sea products, vegetables, fruit, juice more. Today houses I shall cook a chicken broth for the dad, and also for myself the baked vegetables in an oven. Probably you also like sometimes itself to indulge tasty foodstuff and delicacies? We have a proverb; " The way to heart of the man - passes through his stomach! " I am many times convinced of it when I observe of mine the dad. Therefore Randy, I shall reach to your heart with the help of my culinary abilities. It is a joke!!! Well, on it I shall finish the short letter, write to me!!! I shall wait for your warm letters! My kisses. Yours Lyudmila

Letter 4

Hello my dear Randy!
I am very glad to speak again with you! Thanks for your beautiful letter. I am very glad that you have holiday till January, 4. I also soon will have vacation which will be prolonged from December, 29 till January, 10. I am glad, Randy, that in our relations there is a movement and we became more close people. I very much frequently speak my dad and my friends about you. They hope, that will get acquainted once with you Randy. They insist, that I acquainted you with them, my dad and my girlfriends especially persistently continue to insist. You know Randy, that all parents always wish children only good and are glad when their children are happy. You Randy spoke familiar people about me? What they have opinion? Inform me please concerning it! You has any plans concerning our relations? I think, that for us it will be very good, if we can spend some days together. It will strengthen our relations and will help us to learn better each other. Probably the next year we can will meet? What will you tell in this occasion? Randy, I could arrive to you, stay for a while, look as you live, and the most important to learn you as it is possible better. We could have together walks, picnics. And we could have an opportunity to estimate, learn as we approach each other. I also with the big pleasure to accept you in the city of Kazan. If you to arrive, I to acquaint you with mine the daddy and my friends. I also to show our city, to tell about our culture. I very much want will meet with you, to look in your eyes and to talk to you! Dear so we can make full opinion concerning us and learn about many things. Let's discuss it Randy. I wait for your opinions, and your warm letters. Yours Lyudmila

Letter 5

Hello my dear Randy!!!
How you? What new at you? I hope that at you all well and wonderfully!!! Excuse what to not write to you a lot of time. But I at all did not have free time for the letter to you. Now it is a lot of work at me, I to spend consultations on Russian and the literature for pupils. Soon there will be entrance examinations for study in universities. For this reason I to help pupils in additional employment and to prepare them for entrance examinations. Russian on all humanitarian faculties is necessary for receipt in universities. The free time at me remains only for a supper and dream. Randy, I hope that you are not upset my long absence and will answer my letter.
I to wait for your warm letters.
Always yours Lyudmila