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I'm Back!!!

Just giving ya’ll a quick little update of my life!  Due to sorority recruitment rules, I had to take a little break from all social media for the three days of recruitment. 112 more words


My thoughts on Greek type

Hellenic type has little of what’s unspokenly understood as an ascender. Letters ascending over the x-height typically do so with all of their bodies, meaning that an ascender in Greek is, more often than not, more than a simple vertical stem towering over one side of the glyph, as it happens in Latin script. 375 more words

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

There is a certain captivity in Greek mythology that has always attracted me towards it. I have always been intrigued by the many gods that the Greek generally worshipped and the tales and songs of their super human heroes. 472 more words


foie gras


duck being force-fed corn in order to fatten its liver for foie gras production
photograph: GAIA – Voice of the Voiceless



The French term foie gras… 468 more words


Reclamation (Chapter 2)

Begin at the beginning

“Wait, wait, wait,” Zeus mumbled, wriggling his arms as he tried to defend himself with his hands. “Can’t we just talk first?” Even as the words left his mouth, he knew that they were a mistake. 1,786 more words


Zeitouni: Old World Mediterranean in South Charlotte

Y’all, I love Mediterranean food so much. It comes from my Greek/Italian/Lebanese background, and I can’t get enough. But as much as I love it, it’s not something I eat super often in Charlotte. 339 more words


Awkward Letters Home: Alexander and Olympias

Aulus Gellius, Attic Nights 13.iv

A transcript of a letter from Alexander to his mother Olympias; and what Olympias wrote back to him.

“In the majority of the records of the deeds of Alexander and rather recently in the book of Marcus Varro, which is called “Orestes” or “On Insanity”, we find that Olympias, the wife of Philipp, most cleverly replied to her son. 235 more words