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October 24th, 2008

I woke up this morning thinking about traveling which led me to think of one of the most amazing places I’ve ever seen:

Meteora, Greece is breath-taking. All of these amazing monasteries built on sheer cliffs.

And thoughts of Greece led me to thoughts of baklava:

Anyone who knows me or has been reading here for awhile isn’t surprised that any thought I have can lead me back to food. Baklava just makes me happy. While I was in Greece, I ate baklava just about every where we stopped. I had no idea how many varieties there are – and rarely did I meet a baklava I didn’t like. And don’t get me started on the feta and olives.

Okay. We now return to the reality of this cold, rainy day in Nashville (I can’t even get the dog to go outside).

I think Sabrina is practicing to be on Top Chef.

That would be Muenster cheese layered with a chip of dried banana, raisins, and peanuts reserved for garnish. Mmm mmm good.

Reality ain’t so bad but baklava in Greece sounds like a good day too.

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12 Responses to “Escapism”

  1. Samantha Says:

    mmm baklava.

  2. Soltana Says:

    YUMMMY!!! My dad and stepmom are from Yugoslavia so I grew up on all that YUMMMYYY food. Oh and feta and olives!!! I think I’ll have some for dinner:) With some good bread…yuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuummmmmmmmmmmmmmmeeeeeeeeeeee

    The girls ar etooo cute. Derek hates when I take pictures of Cerah too. He asks why there are more pictures of her? I told him because he runs form the camera… NOT ANYMORE!!!

    Have a great weekend, hope the weather is nice for your picnic:)

  3. carla Says:

    you just need to rent the first sisterhood of the traveling pants 🙂

  4. Cheryl Says:

    oh I loved my trip to Greece . . . and the honey and yogurt. yum!

  5. Dawn from old AB Says:

    I second the “mmm baklava” response

  6. Vanessa Says:

    I would LOVE to go to Greece!! I have vowed that when my kids get older and hopefully before any grnadkids come along I will get to travel the world some!!

  7. Jane Says:

    ALL of my travels revolve around food…name a country and I’ll tell you about what I ate there! and yes, mmmm baklava!

  8. Becky Says:

    Doggone it, now I want GOOD Greek food!—I’ve yet to find it here in South Carolina!

  9. Bobbi Says:

    I am with you on everything but the olives–ick!! It is always nice to “escape”.

    But, those girls are a pretty cute reality. Albeit Sabrina has a strange food concoction, but hey, to each his own.

  10. Andrea Says:

    Oh, I love baklava. One of my friends is Bosnian and she makes their version…SO yummy. It’s lighter and so good. But give me good old fashioned baklava ANY day!

  11. Mera Says:

    Hey Michelle,
    Really enjoyed meeting your fam today. Thanks for organizing everything!! Gabby loved her Capri Sun on the way home! 🙂 Your sweet girls are so CUTE!!! I might post some pics on the adoption forum! Thanks again!

  12. Mera Says:

    oh and Hunter says he now has a crush on Tessa!

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