I thought this day would never come. I sit here writing on the ferry from Athens to Naxos, having returned, finally, to the country that changed my life. Eleven months ago when I returned from Greece, I felt like part of me was missing. It was if a piece of my soul remained on the … Continue reading Return to Greece
Sorry for my blogging absence. I considered writing a belated Valentine’s Day blog (I’ve never not blogged about Valentine’s Day), but who wants to read a story about a holiday that everyone hates over a month after it happened? Not even me. So instead, I’m publishing a terrible blog about nothing for the sole purpose … Continue reading A Blog While Waiting at the Airport
[Note: This essay first appeared published on The International Writer’s Blog at Brown University, which you can find here]
It’s Greek To Me
The day before I flew to Greece for a month-long writing residency program, I called my Greek friend to ask for advice.
“It’s summer, the weather is beautiful, you’ll be on the beach. What’s there to know?” he asked. Continue reading “It’s Greek To Me”