The magic of Mykonos

July 04, 2008

There are some 1400 islands in Greece and only 227 of them are inhabited. We will visit five of them during our cruise. First stop, the white sandy shores of Mykonos!

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Getting our Aegean sea legs

July 03, 2008

After four day in Athens, it’s time to say good-bye to the city of the goddess Athena. Al and I both agree that while we feel fortunate to have counted ourselves as visitors here, we’re ready to move on. The city’s frantic pace, stagnant heat and tight quarters has us yearning for fresh air and open space. Today is the day we board the Aegean Pearl and head for Mykonos! Read More

The belly button of the earth

July 03, 2008

On our third day in Athens, we decide to make our way to Delphi, the magnificent site of the Delphic Oracle and the sanctuary of Apollo. So significant to the Greeks is Delphi that they refer to it as the omphalos (belly button) of the earth. It is the place on earth where man is closest to the Gods. Read More

Walking amongst the Gods

July 02, 2008

On the morning of June 16, after a nine and a half hour flight from Toronto, my husband and I found ourselves searching for coffee in the city of Athens, Greece. This was the start of a trip we had talked about for five years or more, and the day had finally arrived!

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Blogging. An excuse for poor communication?

February 06, 2008

The wonderful thing about blogging is it provides an open forum for musings, information sharing, and conversation between people with similar interests. Not to mention that it adds fresh content to a website, which is good for SEO rankings and link generation.

But often blogging, especially commenting on blogs, is done when the mood to say something strikes. Read More

Don’t love ‘em and leave ‘em

January 16, 2008

Balloon HeartI recently received a wonderful collection of 20 nuggets of marketing wisdom from m marketing inc., called “what works.”

Each nugget is clever and insightful, but one especially hits a personal note. Read More