Thursday, June 6, 2019


Yesterday morning I received news that a friend of mine here in Belgrade passed away the preceding night. I had been going to visit her, and each time I found her weaker and weaker until the inevitable happened.

Her name was Nena, and she was my oldest Serbian friend whom I met shortly after moving here. Our kids spent their younger years playing together, for a while she lived just down the hall from me, we used to watch Dynasty together, exchange recipes, friend things.

Nena would offer me photos for my blog, and here is one for you. I will miss her.


 This monument stands on the main square in the town of Ruma, about 64 kms from Belgrade, in the province of Vojvodina. Drove up there the o...