Greece is part of the European Union unless a Grexit (or some other portmanteau) occurred in the last two weeks. Since I’m in Rhodes, I probably would have heard about it. I’m hearing about Brexit and Johnson. (There’s a bit of comfort knowing we aren’t the only country with a buffoon in office.) I decided… Continue reading My Two (Euro) Cents
Oopah! Greece! Not so much! Don’t get me wrong. The historic immersive Athenian experience put me in wonderful places like scaling the plateau to the Parthenon, wandering the ruins of Hadrian’s library, or standing under Hadrian’s arch (Hadrian the Greek loving Roman emperor got around), but it did not put me in an oopah place! … Continue reading Travel Travails: Surprising Greece
Always open for ideas to reduce the baggage I carry while traveling, I Googled “Packing Tips” and tried three of the bazillion suggestions. Here are the packing tips I tested. They failed miserably. Pack off these packing tips! Bulkiest Items “Wear your bulkiest items on the plane. Layering also helps.” Wearing my bulkiest items might… Continue reading Travel Travails: Pack Off These Packing Tips!
The “what ifs” bullied their way into my carry on bag expanding it to a steamer trunk that needed checking and a porter. In my past journeys, these “what ifs” won the packing battle. Medical What Ifs: What if my glasses break? (I bought a glass repair kit.) What if I lose my glasses? (I… Continue reading Travel Travails: The What Ifs
While pouring a predawn coffee after a restless night, I heard a muffled cry for help. Peering out my kitchen window I saw no sign of disturbance. Upon turning, I found the sign of alarm came from within the kitchen itself, more specifically the junk drawer. It may have been the magic of early morning,… Continue reading The Nonsense Chronicles: Jabbering Junk