Seriously, where did this past year go? Last thing I remember, I was resigning from my job and making a devil-may-care decision to go to Greece as soon as the sun began shining again on a regular basis. The winter was long and grey; I wore out my Mama Mia! DVD trying to keep hope alive. Now here I am, dusting off my carry-on and trying to decide between SPF 15 or 30.
I guess history teaches us that any trip to Greece should be long-anticipated and hard won: Odysseus journeyed for ten long years after the fall of Troy before finally reaching his home in Ithaka. He had to deal with shipwreck, lazy lotus eaters, multi-headed monsters, and his men being turned into swine after innocently dining on wine and cheese–with Ithaka always just out of sight.
Odysseus set the bar so high, there’s just no complaining about a middle seat in coach.
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