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All Tears are Bitter

I must say I’m devastated by the tragedy taking place in the southern east U.S.A. As I don’t watch much TV lately, no images from the destruction had reached me. Yet yesterday I watched the news and the images shocked me.

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Alexa.com

I don’t know if you are familiar with www.alexa.com. I didn’t until yesterday. I don’t recall how I got there, but the site looks like a search engine like Google, until you notice that you can enter URLs of websites and Alexa gives you a ranking of the site. I thought it was something like PageRank of google but publicly available. The interesting part starts when you find out it describes in detail the website’s traffic.

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The trip to Ithaka

I our lives we learn to set goals. Set up bright beacons ahead of us so that we can follow in the dark sea. I wish it wasn’t so easy to be blinded by that beacons and consider that they are all we have. One must remember that the beacon is only there to make a path for him to walk. It is the path that matters after all and not the beacon. The beacon might not be there after all, or be different than when you started. And it will be different because you will have changed.

It is written in many books as in the “Lord of the Rings”.

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The beach

High view of Kastanea

I extended my last weekend till Tuesday since there was a festival at my village. Every village in Greece has a special celebration day. My village celebrates on S. Friday, which is on 26 of the July. It was fun and relaxing. It is always good to see old friends and enjoy nature at its best. Also some discussions and disputes at the local drink shop, caused me some thinking so here is a story…