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Floral Friday

Our peonies peaked in late May – we have both white and pink varieties. The ants inundate the pods until they open up into these large and dense petal masses. 89 more words


Mediterranean Roll-Up

The Steelers are playing again on Sunday, whoop whoop!  We are planning to have friends over and gorge on snacks and comfort foods.  I can’t wait! 543 more words


Underground of Derinkuyu

…The city at Derinkuyu was fully formed in the Byzantine era, when it was heavily used as protection from Muslim Arabs during the Arab–Byzantine wars (780-1180).It was at this time that most of the chapels and Greek inscriptions were added. 242 more words


The True History of "Lucifer"

In 1901 a discovery was made off the coast of the Greek island, Antikythera. It was a sophisticated clock of sorts that perfectly outlined the orbits of the planets in our solar system.  1,346 more words


Some Relevant Passages Submitted by Friends

We asked for apt inauguration week quotations from friends on Facebook. Here they are. Favorites? New Suggestions?

Silius Italicus, Punica 11.183-4 (From Neil Bernstein)

“Shall I put up with a leader whose sword now stands in place of justice and treaties and whose only praises stem from bloodshed?” 486 more words


On Greek and Indian Mythologies

Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik is an Indian physician turned mythologist and author whose works focus largely on the areas of myth, mythology. He has written a number of books related to Hindu mythology. 301 more words


Avgolemono (egg and lemon) soup with chicken/ (Σούπα αυγολέμονο με κοτόπουλο)

We love this soup.  We love making it today, and we love reminiscing about how much fun it was to help our parents make it when we were young.   1,324 more words