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And life goes on ....

It seems like a very long time since I last wrote anything for our Blog – an omission brought about not by oversight but a combination of general lethargy and having too much else to do! 1,277 more words

Crete

"What I Did During Summer Vacation"

I always dreaded the usual back-to-school essays I had to write in elementary school.  Most of the kids had stories about trips to fun places and I was trying to remember how to spell moussaka.  564 more words

Tidbits: Kids These Days

You watch them grow and see them develop into young versions of actual adults.  Then you go to a get-together at a friend’s house.  Whelp… so much for that! 142 more words

Reading Xenophon's Anabasis

The first book on my summer reading list is Xenophon’s Anabasis, the story of a Greek mercenary force trapped deep inside Persia after their employer Cyrus is killed, and who have to fight their way back to Greece. 472 more words

Books

Ellinopoula.com Gives the Flexibility of Online Learning

Education is now media oriented. No more taking notes or writing. All curriculum centers around web learning. Choosing a foreign language-learning website is an individual choice. 1,030 more words

Greece

C. P. Cavafy

Ideal and dearly beloved voices
of those who are dead, or of those
who are lost to us like the dead.

Sometimes they speak to us in our dreams; 44 more words

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Sappho

Softer than rainfall at twilight,
Bringing the fields benediction
And the hills quiet and greyness,
Are my long thoughts of thee.

— Sappho, from “LXVII: Indoors the fire is kindled,” … 10 more words

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