It’s all Crete to me

Something about Greece reminds me of home. Maybe it's the hot, dry weather or the mountainous, desert landscape, or the way Greek sounds vaguely like a more guttural Spanish. Something about the Mediterranean climate speaks to me. In fact, I've noticed this about every place I've visited in the region--Crete, Tel Aviv, Italy, Barcelona. The …

Spring in Poland

Wrocław seems to have skipped spring, that warming period between winter and summer, and now we are just in full-on summer mode, with beautiful weather and picnics on the islands in the Odra. Gone are the big coats and heavy scarves! Rejoice, for winter is finally over! Last night everyone was out on the grass …