I imagine anyone who has experienced for the first time the temporary lifestyle of a cruise on the high seas (actually in this case, the Mediterranean), has numerous reflections. Like with almost any vacation, ideally, the high points resonate stronger than the inevitable issues one encounters. (more…)
Archive for August, 2018
It’s early August, well into the ‘dog days of summer’, a period considered to start early in July and run through the first third of this month.
The expression comes from long roots in history, attributed to the ancient Romans. They associated the hottest, most humid days of summer with Sirius, the ‘dog star’, leading to the adage of ‘dog days’. (more…)