Travels in Greece

view from the bus - 12 apr 2014

photo friday: santorini buses

Santorini, while small, is too big to get around on foot, so we learned quickly how to use the buses. From what we could tell, all routes ran through the main town, Thira. To get from one city to another, the general route was to take a bus to Thira and then a second bus to the destination. The timetables were a bit confusing – the one I was handed didn’t match that at the […]

 

Happiness Project

metro - 2 oct 014

local isn’t all that great

For me, at least. Yes, I love connecting with my neighbors. Volunteering locally. Being a pedestrian. Buying locally. But I get lost when I am local. Backwards right? I don’t get lost in a physical sense; I’ve lived in the county for 16 years. I generally have a good sense of where I’m headed — except on Monday as I headed to get Phelix from boarding, I was SO distracted by the CLEAR CUTTING (ACK) […]

 

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celebrations: week 43 (20-26 oct 2014)

We didn’t manage to celebrate any week 42 holidays… Coming up this week: 20: National Brandied Fruit Day 21: National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day 22: National Nut Day and International Caps Lock Day 23: National Boston Cream Pie Day and Diwali 24: National Bologna Day and Good and Plenty Day 25: Make a Difference Day and National Greasy Foods Day 26: National Pumpkin Day Our celebrations from week 42: None

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u wordt - 14 apr 2014

photo friday: amsterdam signs

Visiting a foreign place where another language is spoken, the signs are always a source of amusement. What do they mean? What are we supposed to learn to do or not do? And even the ones in English can be fun to look at when they are so different from what we are used to seeing.

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DeKalb FRHQ - 13 oct 2014

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world egg day - 10 oct 2014

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We celebrated a few week 41 holidays including Noodle Day, Frappe Day and more! Coming up this week: 13: National Yorkshire Pudding Day 14: National Chocolate-Covered Insects Day 15: National Chicken Cacciatore Day 16: National Boss’s Day and National Liqueur Day 17: National Pasta Day 18: National Chocolate Cupcake Day 19: National Seafood Bisque Day Our celebrations from week 41: 6: National Noodle Day 7: National Frappe Day 8: National Fluffernutter Day 9: National Moldy […]

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photo friday: anne frank house

On a conference call, so long ago, a coworker mentioned that airlines will allow for a lyover of less than 24 hours without added cost. As we worked to use our miles to book tickets to Greece, this fact crept into my mind. Where would we connect through (Delta doesn’t fly direct to Athens). Paris? (Yes, please.) Amsterdam? Somewhere else? Chloe had just read about Anne Frank for school and, when I told her I […]

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