Category Archives: Greece

Greek lemon cookies — not just for special occasions

    Greek Lemon Cookies — not just for special occasions Greek lemon cookies, slow-roasted grapes [photo, TWCarns]  Trying to replicate someone else’s recipe is always a chance for lots of discoveries. In this case, I was attempting to make something … Continue reading

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April 7, 2010 — Hotel Carolina and Kerameikos, Athens

April 7, 2010: Kerameikos, and a new hotel A graffitied wall, and the Parthenon on the Acropolis. Jim says: “It’s Thursday, and we checked out of the Athens Studios and checked into the Hotel Carolina, a little trepidatiously since it sounds so much … Continue reading

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April 1, 2010 — Getting to Greece

The Parthenon from the Keraimekos Cemetery in Athens. Getting there is half the fun                                 April 1, 2010, midday We have gotten as far as the Milan airport – it’s a gray day – … Continue reading

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March 30, 2010 — Seeing the ancient Greeks in New York

  New York, New York, what a wonderful town The flowers are up, and the rain is down . . . Manhattan street in the rain. That was the scene in Manhattan yesterday, with sheets of rain driven by a … Continue reading

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March 29, 2010 — Getting ready for Greece

The island and city of Poros, taken from the ferry — what we were looking forward to seeing. . . . Just getting to Greece is an adventure. Here are the first few installments of our travelogue for the Athens trip, … Continue reading

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April 4, 2010 — Athenian Easter

 April 4, 2010: Athenian Easter and other notes from Jim and Teri A street in the Plaka, the old section of Athens. At the top of the Acropolis is the Parthenon. The trees are just getting their spring leaves, and the sun is … Continue reading

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