My Temporary Home :: Athens December 27th 2011 Kah-lee-MEH-rah (good morning),
Before I begin to tell you where I have been, let me explain where I am now. My dear friend Hassan is curled up next to the space heater that our host family has provided. He has kindly asked me to toss him a pillow and in my nature I have chosen the kitchiest option our flat could provide - an enormous red, heart shaped "I love you" pillow whose origins we canno ... read more
Europe » Greece » Attica » Athens » Vassilikos Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more
"Sometimes the best way to live your life is to choose the experience that will have the most anecdotal value." - National Public Radio.
Hello there. If you are reading this, then you are sure to know me. For instance, you likely know that I started my years in the City of Destiny - also known as Des Plaines - and that I currently spend my time teaching a group of brave and brilliant kids in the city.
But did you know that in fourth grade I made a declaration to all who would listen that I would grow up to be a cowgirl one day. Yes, a genuine girl of the wild...frayed vest and all. Per... full info