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Wrap Me in Seaweed


What I’m about to say is a big statement. You know. You’ve been reading this blog. You can see the massive, zoomed-in, shining hulk of phyllo pastries in the banner graphic. You can read the title. You know by now, … Continue reading

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A Summer Sunday in Yellowstone


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Greek Eats: “Favaaaaaa!!”


That’s in quotation marks because it’s what I uncontrollably say out loud every time I see this dish. For a small welcome-home shindig my parents and I hosted this week, we made up a menu of classic American grill food … Continue reading

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Home, Toe-Broken, 4th-of-July-ified and Finally, FINALLY Reunited with Peanut Butter


After 15 agonizing hours of trying not to fall asleep in the Philadelphia airport, I boarded my two flights for home and arrived in Bozeman at about midnight on the 30th, which pushed the grand total into an excruciating 72 … Continue reading

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The Eleven Commandments of Traveling in Greece


While waiting for a 4:30 AM ferry in Irakleio, Crete, I found myself in the company of some of those American tourists. You surely know what I’m talking about; neon U of Whatever t-shirts, flip flops, loud embarrassing conversations, the … Continue reading

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Hot, Bittersweet and Jam-Packed with Dissertations


That’s how I would describe my days of late. “Hot” because the Greek sun does not mess around. Holy guacamole! It’s only early June, and I am already wilting in the heat; Gingerus Maximus doesn’t do well in this climate, … Continue reading

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Greek Eats: “Artichokes and Rice,” from Mani


While happily wandering along one of Areopolis’s stone walkways in Mani, I caught a whiff of something delicious. This happens often in Greece, to my sheer delight, and always has the effect of stopping me dead in my tracks and … Continue reading

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