The need to speak English in Greece

In most places in Greece you will find locals that speak English, and some quite well. Unfortunately, my daughter is not in one of those parts of Greece.  She has been struggling with missing the English language during her time there, and has continuously been on the lookout for any English speakers. I can just... Continue Reading →

His reply to my email

The reply to my email (you can read it here) was not at all what I expected, nor did it make any sense. Here is his reply: It is exhausting enough saying one thing to another person,  the other person understanding something different and then transferring it to a third person in a totally different... Continue Reading →

Disappointment takes away excitement

When my daughter first arrived in Greece, her father picked her up from the airport. She spent the day and night with him. When they arrived to his home, his girlfriend did not greet her well at all. In fact, she shook my daughter's hand and then went and sat on the couch where she... Continue Reading →

Greece Bound for Summer

My daughter has been wanting to go to Greece to spend time with her aunt and grandfather. Some of you may remember the difficulties we faced last year in renewing her passport. Well I am happy to announce, she has her new passport and is ready for the long journey overseas. The last time she... Continue Reading →

Christmas without family

The other day my daughter and I were at the mall and there was this lady with her children shopping. As her children were in the dressing room, she spoke on the phone loudly for all to hear. I thought the woman was going to have a nervous breakdown. Everyone in hearing distance just turned... Continue Reading →

About me updated

I have written and published many "about me" pages only to go back and hit trash a day later. It just seemed like anything I would write just didn't really explain to anyone who I was and letting a little bit about yourself out there for the world to read hasn't come easy. So I... Continue Reading →

Teen Birthday Parties

My daughter was invited to a boy's birthday party and she is only 13. Not knowing the kid, I decided to call the parents to inquire about the party.  There was no answer so I left a voicemail. After introducing myself, I asked if there was going to be parental supervision, what the agenda was... Continue Reading →

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