Monthly Archives: September 2010

Aloha from Athens

After a month away from TV, newspapers, magazines or media of any kind (except the hand-picked movies Duncan brought for us to watch) it’s a bit of culture shock to turn on the TV in our airport hotel in Athens … Continue reading

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Paradise in Paros

Each morning when my father would rise at our beach house on the North Shore of Oahu he would strike a funny pose and say, “Ho Hum! Another monotonously beautiful day in paradise!” We did that this morning in Paros. … Continue reading

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Amanda’s Book Selections

Essential Fashion Books for Your Coffee Table – by Amanda Stevens Nina Garcia released her fourth fashion advice book earlier this month titled Nina Garcia’s Fashion Look Book: What To Wear for Every Occasion ($16.31, hard cover – Amazon). She … Continue reading

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Santorini by moonlight

A classic view of Oia. We spent the past three days on Santorini, in the incredible town of Oia (pronounced ee-yah). Oia is a town that tumbles down the hillside toward the sea. Steps connect the various villas and “cave … Continue reading

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Grecophiled

The Greeks have a very different schedule than ours. They wake late, skip breakfast Golden Beach in the morning. (or have a roll and a Greek coffee), eat a big lunch at 2 p.m., take a four or five hour … Continue reading

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Greece in September

We love to travel in either May or September, wherever we are going. There are fewer crowds of visitors, the weather is usually ideal, either the flowers are blooming or the harvest is being brought in. We love Greece in … Continue reading

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Cat Naps from Paros

The lovely home we are staying in on Paros is known throughout the neighborhood as “The Hawaiian’s House.” Obviously the owners are very popular, as everyone becomes exceeding) friendly when they hear of where we are staying. This is also … Continue reading

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