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Greek mythology

Odysseus’ Snowdrop Odyssey

14 Sep 2022

Circe was the sorceress in Greek mythology who drugged Odysseus’ crew to make them forget their homeland, then proceeded to turn the men into swine. When Odysseus set out to rescue his crew, he...

A Tryst with Amethyst

23 Feb 2021

An attractive amethyst geode sits on my desk. Geodes are rocks with an internal cavity that is filled with crystals of a mineral. In the case of amethyst that mineral is quartz, tainted with iron...

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