I am a travel agent (one of several hats I wear). One of my clients wants to take a European tour. I typically provide a research package to bring clients up to speed on the local history, geography, landmarks, cuisine, hotel options, currency, time zone, weather, etc. May I just say now, if you plan on visiting Amsterdam, AVOID (FLEE; RUN FROM) the Red Light District. Have y’all heard of Sodom & Gomorrah? History is cyclical. People are sinners. There is nothing new under the sun. Amsterdam may not burn with sulfur and fire anytime soon, but the world will … Continue reading Is history truly cyclical?
So I have this knack for being in the right place at the wrong time. Fire alarms are not uncommon when I’m around. I participated in drills all the time during elementary school. I traveled to Western Europe several years ago. Apparently they love their fire drills. They got me rushing out of the shower just to practice a “false alarm.” I also got separated from my dad at the Heathrow airport because of their crazy obsession with utter cacophony. Colleges have always been a battle ground for fire alarms. Students decide they don’t want to take tests, so they … Continue reading Fire Alarm