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I’ll start with a linguistic fact today. The origin of the word marble comes from – you guessed it – Greek; marmaros (μαρμαρος) means ‘shining stone’. It’s quite fitting, then, that I should be writing about Athens today. I … Continue reading
Tagged Acropolis, Agora, architecture, Athens, churches, Classics, columns, Erechtheion, Erecthion, Europe, Greece, Greek, Greek language, Hadrian, Lycabettus Hill, marble, Parthenon, school, statues, Stoa, study abroad, Syntagma, Temple of Olympian Zeus, tourism, travel, trips, Zeus
I know autumn technically started over a week ago in the Northern Hemisphere – but now that it’s October, I feel like I can start to celebrate properly. Cullen and I made pumpkin bread on Sunday night (from a mix, … Continue reading
Tagged Athens, autumn, baking, changing leaves, Christmas, Cooking, Creative Writing, fall, Halloween, Holidays, home, inspiration, nature, New Year's, non-fiction, Pumpkin, seasons, Seattle, Thanksgiving, weather, winter
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At first thought, I might have only written today about a taste of nostalgia that was/is the Athens trip… but then I realized how much the transition from August to September has affected my life in the last five years. … Continue reading
Tagged Athens, Athens Centre, August, childhood memories, creative non-fiction, Creative Writing, Greece, nostalgia, Online Writing, Seattle, study abroad, travel
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Have you ever had an experience that is so perfect and short-lived that it almost hurts to think about it after it’s done? You know you can’t have that time back, so sometimes it starts to feel better to dismiss … Continue reading
Tagged Acropolis, Athens, Athens Centre, Classical Studies, Greece, Greek, Greek food, Picasa, study abroad, Syntagma Square, Western Washington University