Greece is having quite a hard time. We’re coming back from our recession in the USA. These things happen from time to time and we have short memories. But Greece is still on the way down. A place with such extraordinary history, you’d think they would have figured out how to deal with all that
A ship passes through the Corinth Canal. This bridge is unique. Instead of opening or swinging out of the way, it drops deep into the water to let the ships pass above it. When it comes back up, sometimes fish flop around on the roadbed. Stay tuned… -Noah D.
A slave’s life is all you understand, you know nothing of freedom. For if you did, you would have encouraged us to fight on, not only with our spear, but with everything we have. The site of the Battle of Thermopylae, the stand of the 300 Spartans. Stay tuned… -Noah D.
Images from Northern Greece: Part 2 of 2. When the morning begins with that first feature photo, not even the rain can dampen anything. One of these days, I’m going to go spend some serious time up in the Meteora Monasteries. Or any monastery for that matter… . . The ghettos of Berea, Greece.
Images from Northern Greece: Part 1 of 2. Delphi. One of the profound places of the world. And excessively beautiful in many ways. Then on to one of the most unique places in the world: The Meteora Monasteries of Kalambaka, Greece. Stay tuned… -Noah D.
Except in the ridiculous latitudes north and south or around the equator, the changes of the seasons mark the passing of years. It becomes more apparent when another summer has gone and it gets too cold to sit outside talking for long hours after the sun goes down. Or at the end of winter the
Through you window That’s one way to see the world Step outside and look back into Look and listen And you decide what to believe Shine your light while you got one ~Dave Matthews, “Drunken Soldier” Late night work and two self-portraits from my room in Greece. Do you read a sentence for the words
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high Where knowledge is free Where the world has not been broken up into fragments By narrow domestic walls Where words come out from the depth of truth Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection Where the clear stream of reason has not
Just a business meeting or two today. Exciting legal issues and figuring out corporate things that I, at this point, just sit in on and absorb. The other pressing matter of the day is the fact that tomorrow is The Marathon. I’m vegetative. And eating a lot. And drinking crazy amounts of water. Wish me