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Monday, November 15, 2010

Greek for a day




What fun it was to overcommit myself to "do-gooding" this weekend. On Saturday night, I was with my team for "Light The Night" - a short fundraising walk followed by a candle-lighting ceremony at the George Steinbrenner stadium here in Tampa. An inspiring event to help the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Yesterday, I was Greek for a day at the St. John's Greek Festival in Tampa. What fun it was! I was taking tickets, so I got to meet everyone. The world's most delicious food and everyone in high spirits, just what I need. Proceeds from the festival are shared by the church with the neighboring Lifepath Hospice, another charity of choice for me.

OPA!

5 comments:

Kelly said...

Wish I could have been at the Greek fesitval with you yesterday!! It looks like so much FUN!

Hope you ate some baklava for me. Yum! ...and maybe a little spanokopeta. (did I spell that right?)

Pam said...

I went to a Greek festival when I lived in San Antonio and what a fun time and what YUMMY food!!!!!

Sounds like you had a fun weekend!! :) You deserved a fun weekend!!!!

Serena said...

I've been to a Greek festival and it was purely wonderful. So glad you had fun, girlie!

Bob said...

Nothing better than authentic Greek food! We lived near the Greek Orthodox church in Little Rock and used to go to their festival every year.

raven said...

Quid,

I am really glad to hear that you enjoyed yourself. As well as that I appreciated the pictures of the Greek festival.

Raven