Tag Archive | Florida

The Old History of an Old America

I love history and warm places, hence my love of Greece, Italy and Egypt.  But did you know we have a 450 year old city in the United States?  A city founded as the renaissance in Europe was only 60 years old. Amazing, right? The city of St. Augustine, Florida is just south of Jacksonville […]

Tarpon Springs: Greek Town

When you travel to major cities in the United States and Canada, cities that have seen a lot of immigrants settle in them over the years, you tend to find places with heavy concentration of one ethnic group or another. These enclaves have names such as Chinatown in San Francisco, Greek Town in Chicago and Little […]

A Baseball Binge

The search for the sun and signs of spring weather are a recurring theme of this blog, mainly because of my personal dislike of the cold. Because of this bias I grasp for any hint of the warm weather to come.  The first and earliest sign of the coming spring is when the birds begin […]