Natalia Explains The Apocalypse

Natalia Antonova 🇺🇸🇺🇦
Are you worried about online stalkers? Russian spies? Other unpleasant people who may use your information? You've come to the right place.
Created 25 Jul 2020
  • BONUS: Light beef soup for the turning weather
    04 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    As always, we get the ingredients first and THEN we tell a little story. For this soup (you can also make it as a stew), you’re going to need: — At least half a pound of beef. Try to avoid those packa...
  • The marshland mystery
    30 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 5 0
    I’d like to tell you about the evening I first entered my father’s apartment after his death. It was like entering the mines of Moria — a beautiful place with the light inside it permanently snuffed o...
  • On the murder of Mercedes Morr
    14 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    It’s been difficult to read social media following the murder of Houston influencer Mercedes Morr, born Jenae Gagnier. I’m not going to link to or screenshot the comments in which she is called a “sca...
  • The contractor, the custody battle, and the court drama
    13 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 3 0
    The following challenge was inspired by a case that involved a very unpleasant custody battle. You will see why in a minute! First of all, though, let us all please admire my cat Ruby and how dignifie...
  • The "nondescript" vacation photo challenge
    07 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    It was my late father’s dream to take his grandson to many places — and Colorado was high on the list. I was choking back tears when we landed in Colorado Springs last month. It felt like messages fro...
  • Aviation geeks take on a geolocation challenge!
    31 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 3 1
    The night before my son and I were due to depart on a trip honoring my late father — a trip dad had lovingly planned before he died of Covid-19 earlier this year — I had a conversation with a friend a...
  • Lock your accounts, redact your Afghanistan pictures
    18 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 10 0
    As friends scramble to get their interpreters and their families and anyone else who is in danger from the Taliban, I have an important message to everyone who has been over there, whether in a milita...
  • BREAKING: Indoor geolocation challenge results in fun
    16 Aug 2021 • 3 min read
    As I continue to mourn my father, I visit places that had special significance to him — and turn my visits into geolocation challenges. This latest one had people stumped for a little while: Natalia A...
  • The gorgeous Russian catfish on Bumble
    30 Jul 2021 • 7 min read • 4 0
    Pandemic or no pandemic, people want to date and hook up. Dating apps make it easy, especially if you’re photogenic. And then liars spoil the fun for everyone by pretending to be someone they’re not. ...
  • Eggy rice with tomato sauce and basil
    15 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read • 4 1
    As usual, you get the ingredients and instructions first. Only THEN do we move on to the (very short) story of this recipe. Here’s what you will need: — Your favorite rice. You can use yellow rice wit...
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