I started to compose this blog on January 4th, as part of my annual tradition, and in the three weeks since I drafted the opening paragraph, I: I ended up in the ER. had to close my bank account because someone was creating fraudulent checks. found out a very special person passed away at the … Continue reading The Year of the New Decade
In May of 2017 I began leading a writing workshop within the Providence Writers Guild, a group that had been meeting for years, and we needed a name to differentiate ourselves from the original group. Since we meet on Tuesdays, we decided to call ourselves The Tuesday Tipplers. (We intended to incorporate the word “writer/writing” … Continue reading A Writer’s Secret Santa: Most Amazing Gift Ever
I knew before I boarded the plane for Greece this year that I wanted to get a tattoo, but it wasn’t until a week into my trip that I knew what I wanted to get: a quote from Seferis, the Greek poet who was exiled from his home for 28 years. His quote is this: … Continue reading Getting a Greek Tattoo
(wait for it…) Yes, wait. The saying is true. Good things are happening and I think it’s time for my blog to get a facelift. I’m sensing a change—not just my address or current country (although that will be changing soon enough), but in the energy of the universe. This will be the summer of … Continue reading Good Things Come To Those Who….
It began with a message on LinkedIn. Well, that’s not true. It actually began a year ago, with a group of girls gathered in my living room. I’d been reading a book by Jonathan Cahn called Paradigm, and I couldn’t get past the first 20 page because the truth of what he was saying was … Continue reading The King and I
Today marks my 8th anniversary on WordPress. It feels like just yesterday I was writing a blog about my 4th anniversary on WordPress, but perhaps that’s because yesterday I was reading the blog in which I mentioned my 4th anniversary. Time sure does fly when reviewing a rapid succession of years’ highlights. Thus, in keeping … Continue reading Top 18 of 2018
The person who first introduced me to Greece is Christopher Bakken, co-founder of Writing Workshops in Greece and author of Honey, Olives, Octopus. He is a 5-star Grecophile* whose knowledge of the country, the islands, the people, and the food is unparalleled by any American I’ve met, and I aspire to follow in his footsteps. *assuming 5-star … Continue reading A Visit to an Ikarian Vineyard