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In Paris with CSPPA and Hezbollah

From the time I was about 6 years old, I wanted to go to Paris. I didn’t know why; I just knew I had to go.  My father didn’t understand it either.  “Why?” he asked.  “The only thing over there is the Eiffel Tower.”  The tower was the only attraction he knew.  He was unaware of the plethora of other sights in the City of Lights.   At 16, I was given the opportunity to…

Short Novel in the Works

So, now that my book about my father’s stories is complete and published, I can now focus on my short novel about a narcissist. It may take me a few months to write but, I am looking forward to focusing my energy on a new creative project. In the meantime, I will be posting new blogs, focused on travelling and my trips where I met amazing people, saw fabulous sites, and events that changed my…

Dream trip: Parthenon!!

As stated in a previous blog, my tour of the Acropolis and the Parthenon was Thursday morning. After our guide spoke of the history of the Parthenon, we were given time to wander through the ruins. I looked out onto the magnificent city of Athens. The city seemed to go on for miles with the morning haze hovering lightly above it. Once we were finished at the Parthenon, we headed to the Acropolis Museum. It…

Dream trip to Delphi

As with Pompeii, I had an obsession with Greek mythology. I knew if I ever made it to Greece, there were two temples I wanted to visit. The first would be the Parthenon, home to the goddess Athena. The other was Delphi, home of Apollo. For the week of my 44th birthday, I decided to spend it in Greece. I had the morning of my first full day in Athens free. Instead of roaming around…