I see the blue and white shuttered ticket stand. I am drawn to the words: “DELOS.” Before arriving in Mykonos, I saw a brochure about the island of Delos in an Athens hotel. The first page read, “…birthplace of god and goddess Apollo and Artemis having been born there rendered the island sacred: no mortal … Continue reading And you will go to Mykonos
During the second weekend of February, Paul and I went to visit our friends in Savannah, GA. That weekend just happened to be the same as Super Sunday. Super Sunday is an annual museum event in the state of Georgia. This means that all museums in Savannah had FREE entry for the day! Our first … Continue reading Haint Blue at the Owens-Thomas House
Winter is heaving its final gusts of biting wind. Late February is homestretch territory. Sunny days begin to outnumber overcast ones. The thaw has not started yet, but its back is about to crack under the sun. Spotting a punchy ripe pomegranate in the grocery store from December through February reminds me of spring pleasures. … Continue reading The Pomegranate
It was a heavy book. I remember moving it to my dorm room from my parents’ house, but I don’t know which one of us had bought it in the first place. Before I owned it, I would look through it for hours and hours at the Barnes & Noble located at 500 S. … Continue reading The Birthday Book
Is it the Romeo and Juliet story? The prospect of finding an Italian partner?
The ancient mystery, the food, the love, the portrayals we see in film and tv? What is it about women and Italy?
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