Insignificant on Santorini

“Nature’s first green is gold / Her hardest hue to hold. / Her early leafs a flower; / But only so an hour. / Then leaf subsides to leaf. / So Eden sank to grief, / So dawn goes down to day. / Nothing gold can stay.” -Robert Frost I remember feeling small as I entered the covered ruins of Akrotiri. The ancient … Continue reading

Stonehenge: Hinging on History

“Dust in the wind. All we are is dust in the wind.” –Kansas As a lover of the past, I sometimes allow myself to wonder what future generations will think when they look back on us. I wonder if they’ll define us by our pop music, our fashions or (eek) our politics. But usually when I … Continue reading