“I went down to Piraeus…”

Okay, I haven’t quite made it yet, and we will not be accompanied by Glaucon, but I couldn’t resist…

The big trip to Greece launches this afternoon.

We’re headed over courtesy of KLM this time. I’ve never flown one of the big old 747s, so it ought to be interesting.

This time, if all goes somewhat according to plan, we’ll be hitting the Cyclades chain — specifically, Naxos, Amorgos, and Paros. We’ll start from Piraeus (where we’ll stay overnight to

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Reminiscent of Wild Bill

Former congressman indicted for assault (Courtney Zubowski , KHOU-11 News)

HOUSTON — Former U.S. Congressman Craig Washington was indicted Wednesday on charges of second-degree aggravated assault.

The charges stem from an incident that happened outside of his business in the 2300 block of Caroline on New Year’s. He’s accused of shooting at a car.

Two teenagers are believe to have been in the car when he allegedly shot at it.

The handful of Pawhuska, OK readers here

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Texas Hill Country, Music and Wine Tour (April ’08)

Callie and I (and friends John and Cathy) just wrapped up a fun weekend that centered on the Son Volt show at Gruene Hall Friday, and turned into some wine-tasting on Saturday.

Here’s a quick update of the various places and events:

Son Volt at Gruene Hall (Gruene)
When the band announced they’d be hitting Gruene on this swing, I knew we’d have to catch them here. And unlike the show we saw at the Floores country

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