Monthly Archives: May 2012

Memorial Day

To celebrate Memorial Day, I had lunch with Fulbright colleague Rich Raymond and his lovely wife, Judy, who was visiting from the US. We ate at one of my favorite restaurants in Prishtina, Princess Gresa, where I enjoyed a thick

Memorial Day

To celebrate Memorial Day, I had lunch with Fulbright colleague Rich Raymond and his lovely wife, Judy, who was visiting from the US. We ate at one of my favorite restaurants in Prishtina, Princess Gresa, where I enjoyed a thick

The Vietnam Play Is Coming

The following is written primarily for our English-speaking friends (Embassy, AUK, ASK, etc), who may be attending an upcoming performance of our Vietnam play. Premiere: Friday, June 1, at 20:00 (Invitation Only) Reprise: Saturday, June 2, at 20:00 (3€ Tickets

The Vietnam Play Is Coming

The following is written primarily for our English-speaking friends (Embassy, AUK, ASK, etc), who may be attending an upcoming performance of our Vietnam play. Premiere: Friday, June 1, at 20:00 (Invitation Only) Reprise: Saturday, June 2, at 20:00 (3€ Tickets

A Visit from the US Army

For our final rehearsal in the classroom, we were honored with a visit by three soldiers from the US Army: Staff Sergeant Sheppard (standing), Spc. Bradley (center), and Spc. Martin (right). All three are from my home state of Georgia!

A Visit from the US Army

For our final rehearsal in the classroom, we were honored with a visit by three soldiers from the US Army: Staff Sergeant Sheppard (standing), Spc. Bradley (center), and Spc. Martin (right). All three are from my home state of Georgia!

Switzerland

For my final long weekend of the semester, I took a three-day trip to Switzerland. I had never been before, and there are direct flights from Prishtina to several Swiss cities. I decided on Zurich, the country’s largest city and,

Switzerland

For my final long weekend of the semester, I took a three-day trip to Switzerland. I had never been before, and there are direct flights from Prishtina to several Swiss cities. I decided on Zurich, the country’s largest city and,

Month 5 Begins

I now have been in Kosova for four months! The last month has been a roller coaster ride for me: weather, rehearsals, personal feelings. Such is life…how would we recognize the wonders of life if we didn’t have the contrast

Month 5 Begins

I now have been in Kosova for four months! The last month has been a roller coaster ride for me: weather, rehearsals, personal feelings. Such is life…how would we recognize the wonders of life if we didn’t have the contrast

Food and Fellowship

A couple weeks ago, I was invited to a student’s home for a traditional Albanian meal. Besart (the student) had told me that his wife (Valire) was a wonderful cook (she was!) and that he wanted to welcome me to

Food and Fellowship

A couple weeks ago, I was invited to a student’s home for a traditional Albanian meal. Besart (the student) had told me that his wife (Valire) was a wonderful cook (she was!) and that he wanted to welcome me to

My Grant

I am a U.S. Fulbright Scholar (Core) enjoying a six-month grant to teach at the University of Prishtina. During this period, I am on “developmental leave” (sabbatical) from my home university, Sam Houston State, in Huntsville, Texas. I arrived in Kosovo

My Grant

I am a U.S. Fulbright Scholar (Core) enjoying a six-month grant to teach at the University of Prishtina. During this period, I am on “developmental leave” (sabbatical) from my home university, Sam Houston State, in Huntsville, Texas. I arrived in Kosovo