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My Chewie.

Day 10

This keyring was awesome. Of course it’s Chewbacca character from Star Wars. Borris gave it to me, so we could have matching keyrings. I have already gave him as a present a Darth Vader one. 74 more words

Final Page Flipped: The Just City

The Just City by Jo Walton

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Goodreads blurb:

“Here in the Just City you will become your best selves. You will learn and grow and strive to be excellent.” 399 more words

Final Page Flipped

Day 'Tripping' Up to Site by Alisha Karim and Iliana Pappas

During our first week of field school, we took a field trip up to Kastro Kallithea to see the site for ourselves. For most of us, the biggest challenges were the scorching sun and the vicious pounari thorns that cover the hilltop, but for some of us, the difficulties were a little longer lasting. 292 more words

Kallithea

The Just City: Jo Walton

★★★★

Thessaly: Book I

In his book The Republic, Plato dreamed of a just society in which the pursuit of knowledge and excellence would be the highest goal. 1,009 more words

Books

Reading "The Kindly Ones: 9"

There’s so much going on in this issue.

Rose Walker encounters Desire in the cellar of the Burgess mansion where Dream was kept prisoner for nearly eighty years. 1,261 more words

Comics

Meteora, Monasteries in the Sky

In central Greece,  near the town of Kalambaka, is Meteora. The name means something like “suspended in air” and describes a collection of Greek Orthodox monasteries perched 1,000 feet above Plain of Thessaly at the top of titanic natural pillars. 162 more words

Greece