Settling in and Climbing Mountains: Life in Podgorica and hiking in Durmitor National Park

Things are starting to pick up for me in Montenegro. I have classes to teach, appointments to attend, a workout schedule to (sometimes) stick to, and a social life to build.  In short, living in Podgorica is beginning to feel more like “real” life rather than an exotic break from my reality back in Michigan.  … Continue reading Settling in and Climbing Mountains: Life in Podgorica and hiking in Durmitor National Park

Vivid Happy

Do you remember that scene from “My So-Called Life”?  The one where Angela wakes up one morning and is miraculously over Jordan Catalano so she dances around her bedroom to the Violent Femmes? This isn’t like that. I want it to be, but it’s not. For those of you who don’t connect most major life … Continue reading Vivid Happy