Month: July 2020

Lake (Limni) Vouliagmenis – A Quick Stop

During our weekend when we visited Ancient Corinth and The Acrocorinth, we also decided to drive out past Loutrakia (where we’d later eat at a taverna), and on to Lake Vouliagmenis before going further to the Heraion Archeological Site and Faros Lighthouse. Now, when you search on Lake (Limni in Greek) Vouliagmenis, you might get …

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Ancient Corinth – Village & Ruins – March 2020

As mentioned in a previous post about The Acrocorinth, I had wanted to return to Ancient Corinth after the first time I visited it, back in November of 2017. We had not planned to visit this site back in 2017, but when we realized how close we were after a day trip exploring north and …

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Was Derek Chauvin A “Racist” Cop? And Thoughts On Canadian Policing

Probably only those who live in a cave and have no clue what the internet is are the few that have not seen or heard of Derek Chauvin, the police officer who kneeled on the neck of George Floyd. For most who have seen and heard about the incident, it seems “obvious” to them that …

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My Letter To The Linguistics Society Of America Re: Steven Pinker

I am not a linguist, formally trained in the subject, nor do I have any relationship with Mr. Steven Pinker. In fact, I have only discovered him by accident, as a result of an article that I found while browsing websites, that referred to a letter addressed to The Linguistics Society of America on docs.google.com …

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Richard Stoneman – Canadian Horse Riding Hero

The other day, I came across an article in The Globe & Mail about a Brazilian who had made an “epic ride” on horseback from Alaska to Calgary this year. It seems that it is not the first epic horseback ride that Filipe Masetti Leite has made, and according to the article, once traveled on …

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