Acropolis Solo Jaunt and the Ancient Commercial Centers of Athens

After our disappointments with the hours of various sites the day before, on October 5th we had a plan that would hopefully take all those tricksy Athens schedules into account. First, as I wanted to go up to the Acropolis again, I got up nice and early and was one of the first people into […]

Berlin: The Terrors that War and A Wrongheaded Movement Wrought

It is one thing to hear about the Holocaust in general terms. Even the way it is taught in schools is still, in some ways, Holocaust Light. I do still remember very clearly reading Elie Wiesel’s Night in 8th grade and wondering how anyone on either side of the fence could hold onto their sanity […]