Greece bound for Summer

I am monitoring her flight in real time as I write this. This morning I took my daughter to the airport to put her on the plane to Greece for the summer. This time, it was different. There were no tears. If you remember last year, I had a breakdown at the airport when saying... Continue Reading →

Instead of…

Instead of telling her what a wonderful young lady she turned out to be, he told her he was sorry that he wasn't there for her while she was growing up. Instead of spending that quality time with her in conversation about those lost years, he only gave her a few seconds to respond prior... Continue Reading →

She’s finally coming home

  My daughter is currently on her way home after being in Greece all summer. I am writing this from my hotel room, while waiting for her flight to come in . It has been a very long summer without my daughter, and I can't wait to see her. I know she will be different... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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