Athens, Day 0 (Travel day)

Traveling to Europe always confuses me (he writes, as if traveling to Europe was a common occurrence for him. This trip makes for a total of… two times). My mind and body have no idea what time it is, though the watch and the clock on my mobile phone scream “It’s 20:13, 20/7/2011!” I’m ten hours intoContinue reading “Athens, Day 0 (Travel day)”

Athens, T-minus 1 (day)

I’m sitting in a hotel room, near LAX, waiting for my early morning flight. I’m anxious. Nervous. Excited.  From 6/25 thru 7/4, the 2011 Special Olympics World Games are taking place in Athens, Greece. This is the world stage; it’s much bigger than the Summer Games we (in Southern California) put on at Cal StateContinue reading “Athens, T-minus 1 (day)”