As you might know, I’m writing a book. I had a mini-epiphany the other day at work concerning one of my main characters. I considered posting the details of that revelation because it’s a nice twist, has to do with the main … Continue reading
“What did you major in?” “Classical Studies.” “…Oh. Interesting. What does that mean?” I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve had that conversation since graduation (one year and one day ago). To be honest, I had it several times … Continue reading
Tagged Ancient Greek, Cicero, Classical Studies, Classics, college degree, Euripides, Greek, Greek mythology, Harry Potter, Homer, JK Rowling, latin, majors, Modern Greek, Ovid, Plato, Virgil
Obviously, this is being posted much later than originally intended. It’s been a busier week than I gave it credit for, I guess. It’s not yet midnight though, so this will still count as a Friday post! As suggested by … Continue reading
Tagged Books, Cicero, Euripides, friendship, Good Life, Greek, Greek language, Greek Literature, latin, literature, Roman, Roman Literature
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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
As promised – I’ve posted more writings from my work-in-progress book. Below is part of what I am currently considering Chapter 2. The previous post is the middle of Chapter 1, the rest of which I will publish at a … Continue reading
Tagged Book Writing, Books, Creative Writing, Fantasy, fiction, Figment, Greek, novel, online publishing, Online Writing, WorkFlowy, Writing process
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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