The Great Division

The Great Division

As my fellow Hellenes gather around for the festivities, a great divide among family and friends reveals itself on tables all around the globe. The ones in favor of melomakarona and those in favor of kourambiedes. Two unshakeable faiths, each … Continue reading

Make a Wish

Make a Wish

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I don’t know about you, but I haven’t … Continue reading

Where Art Thou Baritone?

Where Art Thou Baritone?

Never has there been such a time,to let loose into an impression of elation.Albeit it may arrive only after a kind of necessary seasonal disappearance.It’s the ultimate journey of the hero,back into the realm of choice, a cyclical existence for … Continue reading

In This Game

In This Game

The Bold, The Brave.

The Bold, The Brave.

As of late I’ve been trying to get my light right, but when temps drop in the single digits in the tarring weeks of January, no other choice but to gather my thoughts here and make my own sunshine. “…Wake … Continue reading

Pushing On.

Had a few extra minutes this morning with the delay of the school day for not-so-much-pushing on, as quite a bit of stretching. Feels good to soften and lengthen that tense fascia of mine before I start moving on with … Continue reading

Don’t Speak of Infallibility

Don’t Speak of Infallibility

Can music spur change? It most certainly charges our emotions, for me “One Tree Hill” is by far the most emotionally charged song by U2. Perhaps it’s why it’s my most prized from the moment Bono’s vocals penetrated my heart…with … Continue reading

A Solitary Swallow

A Solitary Swallow

A solitary swallow and a costly Spring.It takes plenty of work for the sun to return.It takes the thousands of dead standing at the wheel.It takes the living to give their blood, as well. My God you Master Builder,you placed … Continue reading

A Little Saturation

A Little Saturation

While many strive to be A-listers in an inverted and dystopian realm, this Queen is emblematic of our existential potential. And after several sporadic rainstorms, a little saturation elevates her elegance to a scene stealer…nature nails it every time. And … Continue reading

The Fire Lit Within Me

The Fire Lit Within Me

is what allowed me to survive…it’s inextinguishable. I’ve been peeling a new layer of authentic resonance that intensifies exponentially daily. It hit me like a trance at first, but gradually it transformed into ecstasy allowing me to feel the magic … Continue reading