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"
I wanted to reformat this post as I did not like the way I had laid it out before (I am currently reformatting and redoing my entire blog to simplify things and clean it up a little), but I feel it is especially important for this post because this was the country that started it […]Read more "Cambodia, A Love Story"
New to the List: Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham (A book written by a celebrity) The Dream of a Common Language* by Adrienne Rich (A book of poetry) Giovanni’s Room* by James Baldwin (A book set in Europe) Around the World in 50 Years: My Adventures to Every Country on Earth by […]Read more "2016 Reading Challenge: January"
‘Tis the Season for New Year’s Resolutions…or in my case improvements upon my never ending bucket list. While I feel I accomplished a lot in 2015 (traveled to Haiti, L.A., and Seattle; met George R. R. Martin; got a little more serious about photography; graduated from grad school), I feel I didn’t really accomplish much […]Read more "‘Tis the Season…and other General Announcements"
Over the last few days my phone has been relentlessly giving me Flood and Winter Storms advisories for the county I live in, but I never expected to wake up to a world of white this morning. About five this morning my grandpa, like a little kid on Christmas morning, excitedly came up the stairs […]Read more "Snow Day"