Category Archives: Anny

Greece: 8 travel lessons from Athens, Mykonos, Santorini

View from Cori Rigas Suites in Santorini

View from Cori Rigas Suites in Santorini

(Holy crap, I’ve had this sitting as a draft for nearly two months. Anyway!)

On Memorial Day, I returned from a week and a half in Greece with two friends (one of whom was invited to a wedding in Athens, which was the impetus for planning this trip). It was my first time to the country.

We spent about three days each in Athens, Mykonos, and Santorini—so I’m basically an expert about Greece now! Here’s some stuff I learned…

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Eating in the Bay Area: Part 3

Hiking at Fremont Older

Hiking at Fremont Older

Sunday was my final day in the Bay Area. Sniffle.

But I got to do some cool new things!

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Eating in the Bay Area: Part 2

Sausalito. Like the cookie!

Sausalito. Like the cookie!

After waking up in Napa, we had big plans on the way back to South Bay:

More food…

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Eating in the Bay Area: Part 1

Drool.

Drool.

Hooray, I’m visiting my sister in California! She’s been living out here for nearly two years—first in San Francisco (in the calf-hating neighborhood of Nob Hill) and now in South Bay. I last visited her in SF shortly after she moved out there, but this is the first time I’m experiencing her life out here in the ‘burbs. (She lives in a house!)

As soon as I landed, I ate everything…

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Brunch in the ‘burbs

One of these things is not like the other.

One of these things is not like the other.

Yesterday, a friend asked me about my weekend plans…

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My sister’s bridal shower

Sarabeth's

Sarabeth’s

So yesterday, my sister’s bridesmaids and I hosted a bridal shower for her at Sarabeth’s.

Fun times.

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Blast from the past: Jerrod remote control

Electronic House

Electronic House

Do you remember these things?

My family used to have one until my parents realized I was watching too much cable and took it away.

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Happy deathday, Mom!

In 1997, my mother, 44, died of pancreatic cancer.  (This occurred the day after my 14th birthday.  Nice timing, Cancer.)

Rather than lament what I cannot change, I am choosing to take a Monty Pythonian perspective and look on the brighter side of things.  After all, there’s always a silver lining, right?

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Reunited: Danny & Anny

For the past few weeks, I’ve been freelancing at my old company, which has been really great.  I’ve eaten numerous free lunches, drank multiple diet ginger ales, and reunited with old friends—most importantly, Danny DeVito.

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