“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
Fill in the title blank with a random noun and more than likely there is a special day set aside to celebrate your chosen random noun. Uncelebrated “National Celebratory Days” increased on my “Oops! Didn’t Know About That” list. I completely missed the September 22nd National Daughter Day. My son’s wife is like a daughter… Continue reading National ___________ Day!
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
I’m not fond of amber lights. They’re too demanding. My Acura dashboard amber light popped on indicating that my SUV needed attention even though it didn’t. Pat, the mechanic, had tuned whatever needed to be tuned. Rotated whatever needed rotating. Changed whatever various liquids needed to be changed. What he didn’t do was reset the… Continue reading Confronting The Flashing Amber Light