PERSONAL

A Month Outside America

Notes on seeing it all from six hours ahead

Photo by Dyana Wing So on Unsplash

Today was the first day in a month that I felt homesick. I have been in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, since September 15, when my boyfriend and I flew to the Balkans, masks-up, for our first annual post-summer trip to spend time with his friends and family. Thanks to the internet and Zoom, I can work…