Whether you like it or not, whether you voted for him or not, and no matter if today has filled you with excitement, despair, or nothing at all, our nation has undoubtedly entered an entirely new era. The day has weighed heavily on my heart. This morning I found myself not looking forward, but […]Read more "Where I Come from and Where I am Going"
I returned to the United States on the first day of July, but I feel like I left behind my entire life in Greece. It is a strange feeling, and after almost a week of being back, the strangeness continues to linger. Honestly, this is a very hard post to write – every time I […]Read more "Back, but Not Home"
On a much-needed day off last week, I set off with three companions on another island road trip. Once again I feel the need to mention that if you are going on holiday this year, Lesbos is the place to go. It has a beauty like no other place in the world! On this particular […]Read more "Island Road Trip, Part II – Lesbos, Greece"
I know, I know, it has been a while since my last post, but I think it is safe to say that I am officially running on Greek Time here, and that will not be changing anytime soon. Today was the day I was scheduled to return home (in a few hours in fact), but […]Read more "More Cats, More Time – Molyvos, Lesbos, Greece"
Last week I had an amazing day off from work (though I have to say I was thinking about the boys most of the time). I teamed up with one of the other volunteers who also had her day off and we decided to explore the island. We may not have had a plan, but […]Read more "Island Road Trip – Lesbos, Greece"
It has been a while since I have posted, but I have been settling into my new role/life in one of the most beautiful places I have ever been in the world: Molyvos, Greece. I have been here about two weeks now and it has been an adjustment in several ways, though not all of […]Read more "Molyvos, Lesbos, Greece"
New to the List: A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin Then They Came for Me by Maziar Bahari One of the items on my bucket list was to read more, and I have certainly done just that, so I am excited to say I am going to cross it off my list! […]Read more "An Item off the List: Read More"
New to the List: Pearl by J. R. R. Tolkien Sir Orfeo by J. R. R. Tolkien Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie Pearl and Sir Orfeo are two short (and I mean short) works written by an unknown author during the Middle Ages. These works have been translated by Tolkien and […]Read more "Progress Report: Read More"
New to the List: A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin An Event in Autumn by Henning Mankell Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by J. R. R. Tolkien These were all very good reads! A Feast for Crows was interesting, though I could have done with a bit more Tyrion 😉 I […]Read more "Progress Report: Read More"
New to the List: A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin Wow, I have to say I had no idea just how addicting the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. […]Read more "Progress Report: Read More"