“Adventures pounce upon the unsuspecting.” Anita Borgo One minute I’m minding my own business quietly reading a book when my brain does the “one thing leads to another stream of consciousness” shuffle. The next minute I find myself amid the preposition population knee deep in “between”, “atween”, and “betwixt” wondering why “between” made the cut… Continue reading An Everyday Adventure with Prepositions
“Some adventures linger. Others loiter. A few do both.” Anita Borgo My 13K hike through the Samaria Gorge National Park in Crete did both. See the post about the journey https://afewchoicewordsbyanita.com/2019/11/20/big-adventure-hiking-the-gorge-in-samaria-national-park-is-not-a-walk-in-the-park/ and also see the other post about locating a doctor due to the trek. https://afewchoicewordsbyanita.com/2020/01/22/little-adventure-locating-a-doctor-in-crete/ After checking the “hike the gorge” and “locate a doctor… Continue reading Little Adventure: Down The Travel Insurance Rabbit Hole
“An adventure can be had by simply putting one foot in front of the other and getting on with life (even if said foot sports an injured toe).” - Anita Borgo Since the initial discomfort of painful creaky knees following my 13K Samaria Gorge hike dissipated, I felt I had dodged a bullet (or more… Continue reading Little Adventure: Locating a Doctor in Crete
“Adventure is in the eye of the beholder.” –Annie Andre Before becoming an inspiree, I needed to know about the inspirer. A Googled search listed a gaggle of Annie Andre’s. An expat who moved to Paris, a Hallmark artist, and an administrator with a Linkedin profile to name a few. After reading about this trio,… Continue reading Little Adventure: Life Without An Oven
“Adventure is just bad planning.” – Roald Amundsen Roald Amundsen, polar explorer, led the the first expedition proven to reach the North Pole in 1926. His definition of adventure rang true after I hiked Samaria National Park Gorge in Crete last September. My bad planning, that turned a “walk in the park” to an adventure,… Continue reading Big Adventure: Hiking The Gorge In Samaria National Park Is Not A Walk In The Park!