Clean Monday

is considered to be one of the most important feasts all over Greece and Cyprus, each year commencing the forty day period of the Great Lent for the Eastern Greek Orthodox Church. It officially ends all the carousing of Carnival, … Continue reading

Rafting Away

I once read that sea otters are known to hold hands in groups while they sleep to prevent families from losing each other. It doesn’t get more adorable than this! They lovingly wrap themselves in kelp beds while resting as … Continue reading

Happy Freedom

Happy Freedom

Blurted out like happy first of the month or Happy Easter…happy freedom is what one says to a pregnant woman if you are Greek. It’s a sweet gesture for us both I suppose. Now more than ever can I appreciate … Continue reading

Just Another Sunday

…at least in our nest. We have not watched one football game all year why start now? Instead, we started the morning with two impressive catches of the day at our neighborhood tide pool get-a-way, a visit to the farmer’s … Continue reading