Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Philosopher Stalks at Midnight

Last night, as I sat downstairs at my hostel and prepared to write about the wonders of Macedonia (or what little I was able to see of them, given my short stay), I was joined on the couch by the … Continue reading

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Devil of a Day

Be careful what you wish for, friends.  Not only might you get it, but it could come with strings attached.  In my case this involved getting a chance to speak with Serbian people who did not know English.  It would … Continue reading

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Friday Morning at the Mosque

There is much left to be said about Serbia, but I wanted to write this now before I lose my impressions.  I visited the Mustafa a Mosque in Skopje, Macedonia, on Friday, and after looking around began to take some … Continue reading

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Niš: A Place at the Table

I sat on the couch and stared down at my feet.  At least they should have been my feet, but it was hard to tell.  Despite all of my inclinations to the contrary and against what little fashion sense I … Continue reading

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Birds and Bees

Yesterday I watched snails have sex.  Okay, that sounds dirty.  I saw snails have sex.  And I photographed it.  *reflective pause*  Yup, still dirty.  Still, it was the first time I had ever seen snails doing the horizontal bop, which … Continue reading

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