Sunday, December 24, 2006


Merry Christmas Everyone.


I received this picture from a friend of mine who is a Greek Orthodox priest. How cool is that? He lives in Athens with his wife and two children, similar ages to mine. He's the sweetest man--couldn't bring himself to kill the gammarids (the sea version of the wood louse) he worked on during his PhD. Unfortunately his PhD was on toxicology of said beasties so he didn't get very far in academia.

He did get everything he ever wished for. Avoided conscription, fell in love and got married six months before his deadline—either enter the priesthood (after which he couldn't get married) or join the army (which would have been like putting Bambi in a uniform).

If ever there was a case for divine intervention/destiny Dimetri was it.

Joy and Peace to All.

8 comments:

  1. Gorgeous picture. And what an inspiring love story, on many levels. Thanx for sharing.

    Happy holidays :)

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  2. Merry Christmas, Toni!

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  3. Peace and Joy to you and yours too!

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  4. Merry Christmas Toni et al.... xx

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  5. Merry Christmas Toni! And to your family. :P

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  6. Merry Christmas Toni and Family!!

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  7. What a lovely picture. Hope you had a very Merry Christmas, Toni!

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  8. That's a beautiful picture, Toni. Thanks for sharing.

    Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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