It's one of the first warm days of an unseasonably cold spring, and I sit on the porch with Karlis in the village of Cesvaine, Latvia.
The young family of five arrived to Cesvaine in the spring: "It was May 10, and it was an extremely warm spring." he reminisces.
The residents of Cesvaine are proud of their school, but the diminishing student population means many classrooms sit empty.
In Cesvaine, the castle now houses the town's music school, just across the street from their home.
BOSTON Vera Licis, 91, born in Cesvaine
, Latvia, lived in the Boston area and died peacefully at Christopher House Nursing Home on May 17, 2010.
12, 1751, Sesswegen, Livonia, Russia [now Cesvaine
As an ETA in Madona, Cesvaine
, and Lubana, Latvia, I was able to act as a judge for the regional English language competition, in which students spoke on the topic of "this generation".
She has been living in Madona, Latvia, since August, teaching in Madona, Cesvaine
, and Lubana.
Vidzemes, Kurzemes un Igaunijas muizas: Cesvaines