Letter(s) from Inna Solomicheva to Ken (USA)

Letter 1

Hello, my dearest man in the world, my dear Ken!

Today is Sunday, and I have done all business before 3 o'clock in the afternoon so that if you called me nobody would disturb us. Last Sunday in Kiev there was a great concert on the Maidan Nezalezhnosti (the squaere in the center of Kiev) and I with my friend were in the very center of the crowd. It was so noisy and a lot of people around, so that we even could not hear each other. I felt such a pity that I was not able to speak to you. I would explain you where I was. But it is ok, soon I will start studying English and we will speak to each other more often. Everything will be fine!!

I wait for your arrival every day. I count the days when you come to me, my darling. I am obsessed with the idea that you are the only man in my life, and when I walk in the street and when some man stops me and says:" Let's get aquainted!", I walk away, shaking my head negatively and I even do not want to look on his side, I do not stop walking :-)
I understood that I need nobody except you. I want you, and only you! I think you are my heart soul, at least I greatly hope that it is so and I stronly wish it were the truth! The thought that three months will pass soon and that we will see each other soon, my dear, warms me up!

I want to confess to you that I showed your photos to my friends, too, and all of them say that you are very attractive and charming man, and that I am very lucky to have met you! I think we are both lucky that we have met each other!
You know, darling, we should not despair in any case and lose heart on the half of the way! Certainly, it is a very diffficult way, but only through the difficulties it is possible for us to achieve the great happiness. And everything you do in any case will be useful for us. I beleive that we will overcome everything together, and we will surely be togther, you and I. Nothing will prevent us from being together! The most important thing is that we really want that!
And we will open the visa for Dasha also. I will do everything possible and impossible for that. I promise you!
Our courts are very different from your courts. It is more simple to do that in or country, the only thing that one needs is money. But in our country it is much cheaper. But I still hope that I will be able to avoid the court, and we will solve everything in an amicable way. If worst comes to worst, I will ask Dasha, my and his parents, and we will all ask him to do that. I think he will not be able to say no to his daughter, because she can start hating him, and that will be very bad for him. In any case she will with us, do not worry, please. Everything will be fine!

Tell me, please, my darling, are you going to make our relationships official in January when you arrive? My parents ask me and I do not know what to answer. Because if you want to do that in summer, we will be able to go to you only in 2008, and that is 2 years. 2 years we will need to open the fiancee visa.I think that we should do that as soon as possible, then I will be able to start solving the problems with Dasha. May be you think differently?
It is so pleasant that in your letter you call your house "our house". You can neot even imagine, how pleasant it is. Thank you for that!

So I am answering on the questions of the lawyer:
1. Yes, I have the full right of custody on Dasha. When I divorced my husband, Dasha was 6 months, and all that time I took care of her. The court desided that he must pay me the 25% of his income, but he never did that. He never had regular work (more than 6 months), he has no his own real estate (he lives with parents) in their flat. He has no education (only school).
2. before I went to live in Kiev Dasha almost have not seen her father. She could go once a year to her grandparents' place when they invited her, and she saw her fater only then in their flat in case he was at home and was not drunk. In fact, Dasha has never had normal reltions with her father. When I went to Kiev I had to change the Dashs's school, in the region where my parents live. And And the parents of Dasha's father live across the road near her school.
He has one more child from a woman who gave birth to him when she was not his wife by law. But he resigned the right to have a son, and this son even does not know him as his father at all, although they live not far from each other. Such a story it is!

4. Dasha is not attached to him at all, he is only genetic father for her.
She grew up without him, that is why she is not attached to him.

5. I think to me it will be more difficult to leave Ukraine than it will be to Dasha. She is not afraid to do that, because she will be with mother, and mother will protect her :-)

6. I talk to her a lot on the topic of moving to the USA, and she does not deny, she takes it normally.
Yes, we should go all together, I think I will easily experience cultural shock. And until I open work visa, I will devote more time to my daughter and our family. I will wait for you until you come from work, I will help Dasha with English, I will cook borshch (red-beet soup) and saltwort Please beleive me, I love you so much!!
Today I went to church, I asked God to help us. I beleive that He will help!

I kiss you tenderly, my darling!
I think of you and about us!
Embrace you,
Always your Inna.

P.S. My dear!
Please send all letters that you send me on my e-mail also. Lyuda is always very busy and she cannot translate my letters for 3-4 days. I also ask you to send the documents not to Lyuda's address. In the next letter I will tell you my new address.
I think we may need the new translato for our letters. It is not very pleasant when I have to ask her for several times to translate a letter.
May be she cannot do that for us, and she cannot tell that you and me.
Kiss you tenderly,
your Inna.

P.P.S (from interpreter) I am Inna's friend. I was her translator a year ago in a marriage agency. She changed greatly since then. She looks very happy, and even younger. So, please, do not do her harm.
Sincerely, Olga.

Letter 2

Hello my dear Ken!!!
Please sorry for not writing you for a long time, I made you worry about me and Dasha, our health.
I am very happy that you are fine. You have to take care of yourself and your health.

Thank you very much for the New Year's surprise! I was very happy to hear your voice at New Year's, and it was very pleasant to get your present and warm words in the card. Dasha was very happy with your present too. The money you sent for her birthday I spent buying her some clothes and we went to some kids' centers in Kiev. She was in Kiev for one week and we had a lot of fun together. We went to a lot of places together, she was very happy and was even more happy watching her. I wish you could be with us and share that happiness with us. Also Dasha and I went to a doctor and had medical examinations, unfortunately we have some problems. I went to 2 doctors and they say different things, one told that I need a surgery but another doctor told I could wait, so now I'm confused and don't know what to do. It will be very expensive and I do not have the money. I am going to visit one more doctor in My town and then I will make a decision. I am trying to be strong but of course it disappoints me a lot, that's why I kept silence for so long time. Plus all these changes at my work, now I'm dealing with an absolutely different group of products taht's why I am so busy and almost don't have free time. But I still wanna change my job because I think I can earn more. With these changes they pay me minimum selary but I have 3 times more work that I had before and they are ready to increase my payment only for $100. But now it's not the best time to look for a new place to work because we just finished our holidays. But I will hope for better.
Of course all these problems effected my English, I don't missx any class and attend courses with a great pleasure, I just didn't have enough energy to learn everything properly. But I want to proceed, in one week 2-d semester will finish and third semester will start. I want to go and learn more, it's not right to stop it, specially now when we will start to talk more and learn everyday language. But my Dasha is doing so great! She enjoys her classes a lot and knows it pretty good, she knows even poems!

I miss you very much! You are always in my heart and mind!

Kiss you tenderly!
Your Inna!

Letter 3

Hello my dear Ken!
I am fine. Today is my last working day before vacation and tonight I am going home to Nikolaev. I can't wait till I see my daughter, I haven't seen her for 2 month and missed her badly!
How are you my darling? How is your health? God bless you during your operation on Saturday. I am sure everything will be ok, be strong and believe in better! In my thoughts I'll be with you! Please as soon as possible let me know how you are feeling.
I have to tell you that every day I miss you more and more! It's strange, because usually people when they are far from each other get used to the distance and don't miss each other a lot but not me! I miss you badly! :) You are the only one who I really need and I am ready to wait for you forever!
I cut my hear and now they are shorter and I'm getting used to my new look, I think you would like it, I look a little bit different now, I'll take pictures and send them to you.
We was going to the sea on August 25, but postponed our trip because my friend will baptize her son and next day is her birthday and she invited us so we will celebrate 2 events and then we are going to the sea on 27-th, I hope weather we'll be nice and warm.

After coming back to Kiev I will have to move to a new apartment. If you need I will write you my new address.
Here are my answers on your questions:
I also like balance in spending my free time. Sometimes I want to stay at home and just relax but very often I like active rest! I like camping, going out to cinema, museums, it depends on my mood.
I like to cook and it's not a problem for me at all. Sometimes I like to go out to restaurants to eat some exotic food that I can't cook at home (you know I love Japanese food). In general I like both-to cook and to go out to restaurants.
I am very happy that you take our relationship very seriously and I'm glad you are doing everything to bring us together as soon as possible. I think first of all close people have to trust each other and I want to trust you and you don't have to take out your profile from those international agencies. If you want to communicate with other people you can do it, I think it's nice. But I hope you will still love me! :)
I don't have any relationship with foreign men except Ken who lives in the US state Colorado and I must say I LOVE HIM A LOT!!!!! I can open you a secret I don't need anybody except him! If you see him please tell him this!!!
4. I don't like cold weather at all plus I feel bad when it's very cold!
5. I've never fished, because I didn't have a chance but I would like to try!
6. My favourite colour is yellow.
What is your favourite colour?
My darling of course I wear your T-shirt! I sleep in it and the most important It reminds me about you!
Darling Dasha wrote you a short letter:

Hello Ken!
I liked your rabbit a lot, according to its look I wanted to give him very tender name, that's why I wanted to ask you what do you think about giving him name Kitto, I hope he will like it! By the way is it he or she rabbit?
What other animals do live around your house?
With best wishes Dasha!

My dear Ken, I'm looking forward to hearing from you!
Many kisses to you my Ken!!!!
Always your Inna!

Letter 4

Hello my dearest Ken!
I was very touched by your letter! It's very plesant to know that you are thinking of me and even wear watch with Kiev time!
My darling I think about you every day too. You became the most important part of my life! I love you and really trust you!
And now about visa:
I think to get married in Ukraine is a very good idea. It will help to get vise more easier-I agree with you.I think everything will be ok and I will feel comfortable with you in the US. So if you decide to get married here tell me when you are coming-this winter or next summer or maybe in one month-I can't wait till you come!!!!

And I have a question about Dasha, will she go with us from the beginning or you would like to live only with me at the beginning to see what happens? And please write me about school for Dasha. Are there any schools close to your house or we will have to drive her? And how we will do this? At the beginning I won't be able to drive a car and you go to your work very early, so how will ot work?
One more problem is Dasha's father. I didn't talk to him but I think it will not be easy to get his permission to get Dasha to the US. But there are 2 ways to do that:
1. To tell him I am going to the Us to work and I take Dasha with me so she will learn English and study there.
2. To get permission though the court.I asked one lawer and told that court will be on my side specially if we get married here in Ukraine but I will need your documents (that you have a house to live and how much money you make to prove them that you will be able to provide for us-they will want to know Dasha will be in good conditions, but I think Dasha's father will not want to do this through the court o he will give his permission!

I told my parents a lot about you and they are looking forward to meeting you. I don't have my parents photos in Kiev but my father's birthday is on October 12, so I will go and take pictures of them and send them to YOU, and Dasha's birthday will be on December 8, I would like you to be with us then-it's my dream :-)

Tones of hugs and Kisses to you my dearest Ken!!!!!!
Always your Inna!

Letter 5

Hello my dear friend!!!!
You are welcome! It is my pleasure to be your friend and to help you! I wish you to be happy, because you really deserve this!!!!!!

Talking about money, this is the last letter you paid for, so if you have a chance please send me $ 100 for next 20 letters through Western Union (Ludmila Yakibchuk, Kiev Ukraine) I think it's all you need to do that. I will be happy with that, because honestly I really need some money now.
Thank you!!!!!!

I hope you are ok, and I am glad your eyes are getting better!!!!

So here is the letter from Inna;

Hello my dearest Ken!
Thanks a lot for your letter. I am happy you are ok, I worried about you!
I would like to tell you about our vacation. We came there on 26, 2 days later my friend came with her daughter but she left earlier so I stayed with 2 girls-it was a lot of fun. The weather was great for most of time but last days it was raining and it still does. And honestly conditions were not very good, I mean our room and food, but in general we liked it. But one bad thing actually happened to me I was food poisoned and felf terrible for 2 days, so girls had to take care of me and I have to say they did great! They really enjoyed the sea ans it was hard to get them out of water!!!!
After vacation I took Dasha to a doctor and we have good news, her eyes are getting better and doctor told that she doesn't have to wear glasses all the time only when she reads and writes but the funny thing that she got used to them and she doesn't want to take them off!!!
We went to school on September 1 it was raining but Dasha is glad to come back!
So my vacation maybe wasn't very nice but i was with Dasha and it is the most important! We took some pictures and I will try to send you them. Yes I cut my hair but just a little bit so basicly the same, but shape is different, colour is the same!

I showed your letters and photoes to Dasha and my parents, they like you and trust you, they want us to be happy!!!!
Please tell me your feelings towards me are still very strong? Because every day I love you and miss you more and more!!!!!!!!!

i THINK ABOUT YOU EVERY MOMENT!!! I really miss you a lot and want to be with you!!!!! Dasha is always happy to get your letters!!!!!

I kiss you 100000000000000......times!
Looking forward to hearing from you!!!
Your Inna

Letter 6

Hello my dearest Ken!!!

First of all let me apologize for making you nervous with my previous letter. I never had any doubts about you and always knew that you are my the only one, I just started to worry a lot about that situation in your schools and wanted to share my feelings and thoughts with you. And I was expecting your support and you gave it to me! Thank you for that! And all my questions to U is the only one way now to learn more about you and your country.

I think I will never change my mind about us, I want to be with you very much, to live with you in your country! And you can start process immediately!

I understand that nobody can give me any guarantees about safety and even my Dasha told me about that. She is more calm than me, I am ruled by emotions but she thinks as a very mature person.
My darling please don't be offended by my questions. I know you are very nice and amazing person. There is nobody in this world better than you! And of course I trust you if I don't I would never made a decision to be with you! And your answers on my questions only proved everything I knew about you. And you also can ask me any any questions you want.
I know you worried thinking that I can change my mind about being with you and I thought you might change your mind because of all my concerns. So that's why I made you nervous and of course I worried a lot by myself, sorry for that! Please perceive my questions as kid's qustions who wants to know more about this world and that's why asks all these :-)

My darling I also can't imagine my life without you! I already prepared everybody in my family that soon I will move to you, and I understand you because after we move you will have a lot to do with us but I promise to be the best wife for you and you will never regret about your decision to be with me.
Recently I read a lot of info from internet about russian women who got married with men from Colorado and 80% of them are very happy and they wrote that the hardest part of all that was to get used to new and very different lifestyle. All they wrote that you have very expensive medical service and it's cheaper to fly to Russia 2 times than to visit doctor in the US. Is it true my darling?

And I have more questions to you MY LOVE :-)
Will I be able to visit my parents at least once a year after I move to the US It's very important for me and for them. Will we be able to afford this because at the beginning I will not be able to work. Will me and Dasha have medical insurance? These questions are very important to me and Dasha and I promise you to learn English as soon as possible and start working.
I started my English class and it's very good course. I hope soon I will speak, I want it a lot.
Thank you very much for the picture of us it reminded me that amazing time we had together.
My darling why you work on weekend. You have to do that to bring Dasha and me to your country? I care about you a lot, you need some rest.
Next week I'm gonna to visit my parents ans see Dasha, I feel say them HELLO from you, I will give Dasha your letter and picture I think she will write you.

My Darling I love you very much and think about you all the time. I will never change my mind about us and everything else depands on God's will. Lets hope for better!

My dear Ken I miss you badly! Very often I see you in my dreams! I count days till our meeting!
Kiss you tenderly!
Many hugs to you!
Looking forward to hearing from you!
Always your Inna

Letter 7

Hello my dearest Ken!

I am very happy that the process is moving forward and soon you will come to me!
My Darling I think we have to decide everything about registration of our marriage when you come in winter. I would like to do this in winter otherwise we will have to wait till summer and 6 month to get visa for Dasha and for me.

Can you come in winter and then in summer? Or just winter or summer? If you come in winter for 1 week will you come in summer at least for 1 week too?

My dear I don't know how you get married in Ukraine with a foreign man. I think you have to ask your Attorney about this. I think he has contacts with American Consulate in Kiev and they can give him this info.And please ask about this as soon as possible to make everything till December.
Answering your questions about my and Dasha's health I can tell you in general I think I'm pretty healthy. But 6 years ago I had a surgery on my breast (they ablated a tumour from my breast), but it was benign and now once in a year I visit my doctor to check it. And everything is fine now! I had a stomach ulcer but after medical treatment I don't have it. As you know Dasha has a problem with her eyes but it's getting better. We never know what can happen that's why I asked you about health insurance.
It became very cold in Kiev, and they still don't heat in our apartments, so it's very unpleasant to stay in cold all the time. I have some problems at my work and I think I will leave that place soon. And all this happens because of the greediness of our directors. They wanna get a lot of profit paying nothing. Anyway it's a long story and I don't want you to worry about that you have enough to think about. I will probably work there till the end of this month and at the same time will look for smth else.

Tomorrow I'm going to visit my Dasha and parents. I missed them a lot. Tomorrow is my father's birthday. Also I plan to buy some warm clothes for Dasha and find her an English tutor.
I would like to know your opinion about the next thing. I could get driver licence in Kiev, in this case we will safe time plus it will be easier for me to do it in Ukraine and cheaper. Please figure out if Ukrainian driver licence will work in the US. If they do I think it's a good idea.
I dream about you almost every night, probably because we think of each other all the time.

Please come soon! I am looking forward to you!
Millions of kisses to my the only one man!
Always only yours Inna!

Letter 8

Hello my dearest Ken!!!!!

Thank you very much for nice letter. After I read it I calmed down! I feel so good knowing that you even being far from us still take care and worry. Just for us you are ready to change the colour of walls in Dasha's room and change the floor. It's very plesant and I can't even discribe what I feel about this!!!!
i asked Dasha what colour she would like to paint walls and she told she prefers peach or blue colour, she like warm colours.

Dasha enjoys her Karate classes very much probably she has my desire! She tryed to dance but it wasn't hers :-) and I also after 5 years of dancing realised it's not mine! ;) So I decided to sign her in for Karate and now she is very happy with that and already has a white belt! She was very happy when I told her that you could help her with Karate when we move to the US. The Karate she is doing is karate-do.

I went to the website about getting American visa. A lot of info. Some people wrote it's easier to get fiance visa than spouse visa and they wrote that we have to wait 1-1,5 year to get it. A lot of difficulties. But I think if your Attorney told you it's easier with spouse visa so he knows better! And also I read that we have to apply for registration of our marriage 2 month before registration itself. Did your Attorney tell smth about this?

You asked about job for you in Ukraine. I think if you move here I would be happy because it would be easier for me. It would be great! There is no problem with job in Kiev.There are some big american companies here and you can work for them. But the problem is apartments, they are very expensive in Kiev. For example one bedroom apartment costs from 100 000 US dollars and it's growing every day. I got used to all our difficulties, darling, but will you be able to live here? Will you get used to our life? We have to think about this very well.

My darling, we have very cold winters. I am not sure about the weather and temperature when you come to Kiev but you definitely will need warm clothes-hat, jacket, scarf, boots. If you don't have we can buy everything here. The most important you not to freeze before we do that :-)

I am attending my English classes;-) To be honest it's hard to learn it after work. After being nervous all day long at the office there is no more energy to learn smth. I think it would be easier for me if I could listen CDs with lessons when I go to and from my job,it takes me 1,5 hour to get to my job but I don't have a CD player, I would be very grateful if you could help me to buy one (they cost 40 - 70 dollars). And also I wanted to ask you to help me to pay for Dasha's English tutor, it costs 50 $ per month/ It's not a lot but because I spent a lot of money to buy Dasha and myself warm clothes for winter I can't afford all this.

About driving lessons.
I read in the internet that if you have lisense when you come to the US they will give you temporary for 2 month during this time you can pass exam and get american driving lisense. I think for me it would be easier to learn here and when I come I will already have some experience. but anyway now I don't have time to do that mmaybe in spring. When you come to Kiev we can talk about this.
October is almost over. 2 month-60 days and you are here. Only one week but we will be together!!!! This thought make me very happy!!!!!!!!! My parents and Dasha are looking forward to meeting you!!!!
My darling I LOVE YOU VERY MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!

I wanna be only with you no metter where in the US or Ukraine
I am waiting for you and ready to wait as long as it's needed!
Kiss you tenderly my darling!
Take care!
Always your Inna

Letter 9

Hi dear Ken!
I'm fine, thank you! Sorry, it took me some time to send you Inna's letter, my computer didn't work for a couples of days. Yes, news are not very good, but here is Inna's response to you:

Hello my dearest Ken!

How are you my darling? I am fine. It got cold herem winter is coming. I don't like cold at all, I am like a flower, always need warmth and sun :))

Thank you very much for your letter. Of course I got very upset about the fact we can't get married this winter, but I understand this process really takes some time. Maybe it's not so bad - I will have more time to learn my English, it's very important. To be happy together we have to communicate and we can't do this with an interpreter all the time.

Darling I have to pay for my English classes this week. If you don't change your mind please send me money for this - for next semester it's 800 grivnas or $160. And talking about Dasha's tutor I really think it's important for her and it's necessary. The classes she has at school are not very good and it's not enough for her even to be able to understand. Please trust me I think my decision is right and it's not a very big money ( $50 per month), when you were in Kiev you spent at least $100 on me per day and didn't even notice that. Or you did? :)))

I also thought if we can get married only in summer so maybe we should make fiance visa, basicly it will take us as much time as to get spouse visa and in winter when you come we can spend 1 week together and to celebrate New Year together and maybe we can go skiing somewhere in Western Ukraine,we have some really beautiful places there and it doesn't cost a lot, but if we decide we have to book this trip earlier, I was dreaming about being with you on New Year! What do you think about this?

About CD player, I do think it would help me in learning English. It will cost $100.

Also I wanted to share good news with you! I was offered a good job with good salary and maybe I will start in a month! And if everything goes well I will be able to pay for my English classes by myself in 2-3 month! See, it's not so bad here my darling! ;)

My darling I didn't understand anything fron the website you gave me. Can you please send me questions I have to answer in the next letter? And I will answer and send them to you!
My Darling please don't postpone with sending money for my and Dasha's classes. If I don't pay this week they will not register me for the next semester and I will lose time.

Take care my Darling!!!!
I love you very much and hope everything will be ok!
Dreaming of you!
Kiss you tenderly!!!
Always your Inna!

Letter 10

Hi dear Ken!
I'm fine, thank you! Sorry, it took me some time to send you Inna's letter, my computer didn't work for a couples of days. Yes, news are not very good, but here is Inna's response to you:

Hello my dearest Ken!

How are you my darling? I am fine. It got cold herem winter is coming. I don't like cold at all, I am like a flower, always need warmth and sun :))

Thank you very much for your letter. Of course I got very upset about the fact we can't get married this winter, but I understand this process really takes some time. Maybe it's not so bad - I will have more time to learn my English, it's very important. To be happy together we have to communicate and we can't do this with an interpreter all the time.

Darling I have to pay for my English classes this week. If you don't change your mind please send me money for this - for next semester it's 800 grivnas or $160. And talking about Dasha's tutor I really think it's important for her and it's necessary. The classes she has at school are not very good and it's not enough for her even to be able to understand. Please trust me I think my decision is right and it's not a very big money ( $50 per month), when you were in Kiev you spent at least $100 on me per day and didn't even notice that. Or you did? :)))

I also thought if we can get married only in summer so maybe we should make fiance visa, basicly it will take us as much time as to get spouse visa and in winter when you come we can spend 1 week together and to celebrate New Year together and maybe we can go skiing somewhere in Western Ukraine,we have some really beautiful places there and it doesn't cost a lot, but if we decide we have to book this trip earlier, I was dreaming about being with you on New Year! What do you think about this?

About CD player, I do think it would help me in learning English. It will cost $100.

Also I wanted to share good news with you! I was offered a good job with good salary and maybe I will start in a month! And if everything goes well I will be able to pay for my English classes by myself in 2-3 month! See, it's not so bad here my darling! ;)

My darling I didn't understand anything fron the website you gave me. Can you please send me questions I have to answer in the next letter? And I will answer and send them to you!
My Darling please don't postpone with sending money for my and Dasha's classes. If I don't pay this week they will not register me for the next semester and I will lose time.

Take care my Darling!!!!
I love you very much and hope everything will be ok!
Dreaming of you!
Kiss you tenderly!!!
Always your Inna!

Letter 11

Hello my dear Ken!
Thank you for your letter. I am glad you are ok. I am very busy thee days at my job - it's the end of the year, so we make all these annual reports and stuff like that. That's why this letter will be short. All important questions we have to discuss I'll write you in my next letter.

My dear Ken, everything concerning money and presents is your own business, it's your wish and I don't feel comfortable to thrust my wishes on you.
Remember when you were in Kiev you asked me if Dasha would like the dolphin-toy and you told you would like to mwke a present for her. I asked her about this of course and she was very excited about it. But you probably forgot about this and I didn't dare to remind you. Dasha was disappointed when she didn't get the toy, but she accepted that.

Before her birthday I asked her what she would like to get from you and she told she really wanted to have a TV in her room. And she again was hoping to get a present and she didn't think it might be not practical :)) The Birthday was coming, but the present wasn't there so I decided to buy her a TV for money that I saved for New Year, I bought her a TV set and she was very happy!
Now you ask me to ask Dasha what she would like except TV. But what if her new wish is not practical again? How will I explain it to her? And I don't have money for a new present.

Recently her cellphone broke, but it's very necessary thing, first of all because I have to be in contact with her every day. I want to buy her a bicycle and she of course as every girl is looking forward to get a new dress for New Year. So you are the only one who decides my darling. Everything coming from you is accepted by Dasha with a great appreciation and happiness.

I am very disappointed because we can't celebrate New Year together, I was dreaming about that. And I will miss you all holidays!
I wish you and you family Merry Christmas!

Take care my darling!
All my love is only for you!!!!!!!!!!!

Kiss you tenderly, your Inna

Letter 12

Hello my dear Ken!!!
Please sorry for not writing you for a long time, I made you worry about me and Dasha, our health.
I am very happy that you are fine. You have to take care of yourself and your health.

Thank you very much for the New Year's surprise! I was very happy to hear your voice at New Year's, and it was very pleasant to get your present and warm words in the card. Dasha was very happy with your present too. The money you sent for her birthday I spent buying her some clothes and we went to some kids' centers in Kiev. She was in Kiev for one week and we had a lot of fun together. We went to a lot of places together, she was very happy and was even more happy watching her. I wish you could be with us and share that happiness with us. Also Dasha and I went to a doctor and had medical examinations, unfortunately we have some problems. I went to 2 doctors and they say different things, one told that I need a surgery but another doctor told I could wait, so now I'm confused and don't know what to do. It will be very expensive and I do not have the money. I am going to visit one more doctor in My town and then I will make a decision. I am trying to be strong but of course it disappoints me a lot, that's why I kept silence for so long time. Plus all these changes at my work, now I'm dealing with an absolutely different group of products taht's why I am so busy and almost don't have free time. But I still wanna change my job because I think I can earn more. With these changes they pay me minimum selary but I have 3 times more work that I had before and they are ready to increase my payment only for $100. But now it's not the best time to look for a new place to work because we just finished our holidays. But I will hope for better.
Of course all these problems effected my English, I don't missx any class and attend courses with a great pleasure, I just didn't have enough energy to learn everything properly. But I want to proceed, in one week 2-d semester will finish and third semester will start. I want to go and learn more, it's not right to stop it, specially now when we will start to talk more and learn everyday language. But my Dasha is doing so great! She enjoys her classes a lot and knows it pretty good, she knows even poems!

I miss you very much! You are always in my heart and mind!

Kiss you tenderly!
Your Inna!