A Word about the Holidays

With Thanksgiving this week I cannot help but to share my thoughts on the upcoming holidays. Understand, I can count on one hand how many times I have been home during this time since leaving in 2007. I don't watch a lot of TV, nor is the  news media a huge influence in my life.... Continue Reading →

Finding my direction…

This past week has been full of a lot of thought and reflection. My last blog really triggered something inside me, especially fear. Questioning how much about me do I share? Knowing full well sharing my journey with others allows me to heal further and hopefully gives someone else strength in knowing there is a... Continue Reading →

Sultry Santorini

Santorini, Santorini, Santorini... Marvelous, beautiful Santorini. Anytime I told someone I was going to Greece and to visit the islands, the question was asked... Are you going to Santorini? Yes, I am going to Santorini. I almost felt obligated to, especially after chosing the Cyclades as the islands I would visit. I will stay here... Continue Reading →

Dutch Apple Pie…

I learned how to make this pie while pregnant and working part time at an apple orchard in Ipswich, Massachusetts. I was 19 years old. I would drive to the farm and stay there for the weekend and then drive back home to Rhode Island. I had come down with toxemia during the later months... Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Whoopie Pie Recipe

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies 2 cups packed brown sugar 1 cup veg oil 1 1/2 cups pumpkin puree 2 eggs mix above ingredients and to the wet ingredients add combined dry ingredients 3 cups all purp flour 1 tsp salt 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp vanilla 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1/2... Continue Reading →

In this moment…

There is a very real side to this lifestyle I have chosen, every now and again you have a bad week, especially after coming back from a solo vacation. Part of my purpose for writing this blog is to share my full journey, not just the places I have visited. By the time I arrived... Continue Reading →

Athens and Athanasios…Part 2

Athanasios is an editor/translator working on a book for a Korean War Vet. He is helping to write this mans' memoir. To my understanding not many exist and that this has been quite the process. We ended up meeting around nine and walked to his place to see the view of Athens at night and... Continue Reading →

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