Category Archives: Bulgarian living

Why Don’t We Call It ‘Jarring’?

Fall means two things in Vidin: One, the sidewalk-cafe regulars (aka everyone) begin to mount their fervent resistance to the indoors, bundling up and switching from frappes to hot chocolates but refusing to budge from their chilled outdoor seats. I … Continue reading

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Finding the Good

I was planning to post pictures of my town, Vidin, today, but a digital malfunction has corrupted almost all new photos I take. (If anyone has any tips on how to fix this, I would appreciate them.) I can only … Continue reading

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Pigeons

Dear pigeons who live on my rooftop, directly above where my laundry hangs, We all know where this is going. Today, I did my first load of laundry here, and it was not long before I made the connection that … Continue reading

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Have Some Pie

Dear friends and family, I’m making you a pie. I’m going to eat it, but I’ll think of you the whole time. After two weeks of being in travel limbo between Chicago, Sophia, and Belgrade, here I am at last … Continue reading

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