Category Archives: Movies

Waiting For The Wind

Two roads diverged on a mountain side, and I resolved to travel both.  Being a kid at heart is something I’ve always been proud of, and even as I’ve gotten older, I have found it no easier to put aside … Continue reading

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How To Speak Albanian

There was something lacking in the title ‘Birrë: Albanian For “Beer”’, possibly because the two words sound too much alike.  The best, and until recently only Kosovan beer is called ‘Peja’, named after a city in Kosovo, and I suppose … Continue reading

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Kosovo: An Introduction

Even as a burgeoning adult, I must admit that silly things sometimes really freak me out.  And I’m talking about really silly things.  I remember one occasion when I had just eaten and Courtney had come back from class and … Continue reading

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Castle on a Cloud

High above the city of Prizren, Kosovo, the call to prayer is heavily distorted by the rocks and hills around me.  The deep tones as it begins are transformed into the voice of an ancient beast, and as they reach … 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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‘House’ and Home

I have not done reviews of movies or TV shows here, and I’m not about to start.  That’s not to say that they’re not worth doing because they certainly are.  Discussing the stories that entertain us, either on a screen … Continue reading

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B.R.I.T.S.

A friend of mine asked me recently if I liked G.R.I.T.S.  Had she asked me face-to-face, my answer would have been simple.  I would have understood ‘grits’ and given her a ‘Yee-haw!’ and asked her if she was going to … Continue reading

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