Today marks two months since I landed on this little island called Crete. This time last year I knew nothing about the place; it wasn't on my radar screen. Now I call it home. Strange world. Adventurous, cool, abrupt... and strange.
I'm a "where are we now?" kind of person; I have an assessment/evaluation gear that turns continually in my brain, like it or not. No surprise, then, sitting here at the two month mark, I'm looking back thinking... What have the past two months been spent on here? What's worked, in the beginning? What've we learned?
The thing about Doing New Things is that we all do them, throughout our lives, in big and small ways. We go to college or grad school. We start a job. We move. We have kids. We start another new job. And I'm not positive that the stuff I'm playing around with here applies to All The New Things, but my gut is that it does. You be the judge.
So without further ado, here are the things the first two months of the Great Crete Adventure have held for me.Read more