My Big, Fat Greek Getaway, Part 3

On my walks down Tarpon Avenue to the bayou the past several mornings, I’d heard other bayou walkers discuss manatee sightings. Helpful individuals pointed out spots where they had surfaced near the shore. Several times, I paused on my walk and sat to watch — to no avail. The Gulf of Mexico is one of …

My Big, Fat Greek Getaway, Part 1

What does one do while on vacation but eat? In the first 24 hours of my Greek Getaway, I consumed a generous slice of Key Lime Pie, a wonderful turkey-and-tomato omelet, a chocolate eclair topped with strawberries and kiwi (that was lunch) and an amazing authentic Greek dinner featuring moussaka, potatoes, lamb, cute little meatballs …