Monthly Archives: June 2009

Athens, pictures

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Delphi and Athens, Greece

We were up early and showering to disembark from the cruise ship. The process was moderately confusing and disorienting…I detest being herded…but our own little herd made it through fine, hooked up with our tour guide Dyonisia (isn’t that a … Continue reading

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Santorini, Greece

The Cristal’s cruise director said that Santorini looks like a giant chocolate cake with white and blue sprinkles and really, it does! One of the first things I noticed about the people of Santorini was their coloring. Many of them … Continue reading

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Summer School, 2009

We ‘do’ summer school. We take breaks enough year round that having school in the summer, especially the really hot part, just makes good sense. Our focus for this summer, early 2nd grade for Martina, will be foreign language and … Continue reading

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Crete, Greece

CRETE AND THE PALACE OF KNOSSOS This was the One Big Thing for Eli on our Greecian Odyssey. For me it was the potential of seeing Delphi which gave me the ability to shut up and smile when my family … Continue reading

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Dad

Trying to think of a Father’s Day gift for my Dad is like trying to figure out how to build an ocean using a spoon and a fish egg. I’ll get him a card. I’ll make him supper. That’s about … Continue reading

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Rhodes, Greece

Martina in the Mediterranean. The water was clean and super salty. Today we docked on the great island of Rhodes. Rhodes, I know, is famous for creating great scholars and for the Colossus which stood guard over the entrance to … Continue reading

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