Over The Line

Over The Line

San Diego is home to the Old Mission Beach Aquatic Club, which host the annual World Champion Over The Line Tournament each year on the first and second weekends in July. Over the Line, aka OTL, is a sport unique to San Diego. Not in the rules as much as in the...
Brides on Karlův Most

Brides on Karlův Most

We are in Prague, capitol city of the Czech Republic, formerly part of Czechoslovakia. Prague is famous for many things, not the least of which is Karlův Most (aka Charles Bridge). As the only means of crossing the river Vltava until 1841, Charles Bridge was the most...
Samos in Summer – Part 3

Samos in Summer – Part 3

The island of Samos, Greece, is more than just good food, beautiful country sides and beaches, and friendly people. It is also home to Pythagoreion and the Heraion of Samos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes the Eupalinian aqueduct, a marvel of ancient...
Samos in Summer – Part 1

Samos in Summer – Part 1

For a long time, we’ve wanted to go to Greece. But Greece is not one place; the country consists of nine geographic regions: Macedonia, Central Greece, the Peloponnese, Thessaly, Epirus, the Aegean Islands (including the Dodecanese and Cyclades), Thrace, Crete,...
Frolicking in Florence

Frolicking in Florence

A few years ago, we went to Florence, Italy to attend a conference in February.  This, my friends, chronicles that adventure. We know that Florence is famous for the statue of David, but little beyond that.  So, let the adventure begin. We are staying in...