The Rambling Writer Takes a Detour to the San Juan Islands

Join Thor and me on a getaway through the beautiful Salish Sea and the islands of my native Pacific Northwest. NOTE: I’ll return to my latest Greek Islands journey in next week’s blog post as Thor and I explore the … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 35: Sacred Delos

Delos, ancient hub of the Cyclades Islands, is the birthplace of the twin gods Apollo and Artemis. Here are highlights of my own pilgrimage. NOTE: Since our recent trip to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE ARIADNE … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 34: Mykonos Arrival

Join Thor and me on another ferry ride from Naxos to Mykonos at the hub of the Cyclades (“circle”) islands. NOTE: Since our recent trip to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE ARIADNE DISCONNECT, Thor and I … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 33: The Sanctuary of Demeter on Naxos

Thor and I found timeless serenity in the quiet valley where the goddess of fertility and the seasons has been honored since ancient days. NOTE: Since our recent trip to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE ARIADNE DISCONNECT, … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 32: Naxos, Old and New

At the windy, chilly tail end of the tourist season, Thor and I left the beach behind to explore more of the island’s interior. NOTE: Since our recent trip to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE ARIADNE … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 31: Naxos Town & Tower

Join Thor and me as we explore more of the town’s labyrinthine lanes, including a Venetian tower. NOTE: Since our recent trip to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE ARIADNE DISCONNECT, Thor and I knew we had … Continue reading

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