Bosnia: Two Months Later

Well, it has now been roughly two months since I left Bosnia, and incidentally now that I think about it this blog post is roughly two months late (sorry Ann). As I write this, sitting with my two pups in my stuffy apartment, the emotion that keeps coming up for ...

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Adventure Time with Hugo

Today’s blog post is a little different from my previous entries and marks the return of Hugo the blue hippo who is along for the ride. I was honored to venture into Bosnia’s natural beauty as a guest of the landscape and listen to a different story. For a couple ...

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The Stories We Hear

There is something strange about walking down a seemingly inconspicuous road knowing that over 20 years ago tens of thousands of people were fleeing for their lives. As I walked along the road in Srebrenicia leading to the genocide memorial, their stories were the ones that I was carrying with ...

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Juxtaposition: Bosnia and the Blue Hippo

Six years ago my partner gave me a small glass, rather bashful looking, blue hippo that apparently looked like me, not sure why. We dubbed our hippo Hugo and much like me we both lived in our confined spaces, me the world of academia, Hugo a small blue world. A ...

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