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 →

Big ol’ Jet Airliner

During the first year and a half while living in Greece, I had to fly back and forth to the states every three months. That was eighteen years ago. Geez, has it been that long? Every three months like clockwork, I had to leave Greece and fly home. My future father in law at the... 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 →

End of school year and vacation preparation

I’m so so sorry I have been absent from my blog. I have been extremely busy with my daughter. It’s literally been crazy with school year end, graduation and preparing her for her summer vacation. During this time of year, I am trying to get my daughter finished up with school. She usually starts dragging... Continue Reading →

The Guilt Trip

When I purchased my daughter's airline ticket, she told her father she would be going  Greece for the summer. He asked her if she would be spending any time with him and she told she would for the week he would be off on summer vacation. He seemed to not like that much at all.... Continue Reading →

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