Old New Year, Macedonia and Montenegro

This is Old New Year’s Eve, January 13.  Today and tomorrow I’m posting about this strange holiday from letters I wrote between 1996 and 2011, today 1996 – 2000. 1996:  “Old New Year” sounds like an oxymoron, but in Macedonia it’s a party.  Last weekend we packed up our toothbrushes and went to Macedonia.  The celebration wasn’t the reason we went.  It was a happy … Continue reading Old New Year, Macedonia and Montenegro