I was traveling on a chicken bus in Guatemala, when I saw this young man…probably about twenty years old….running up and down the aisle in a panic. It seemed he realized he was on the wrong bus…heading north instead of south. Then, he reached up into the overhead rack, grabbed his backpack and started a desperate conversation with the driver….mostly English with a few Spanish … Continue reading How Not to Panic While Traveling
I love hot weather, love it! Never had any worries about overheating and dehydrating…until I went to the US Golf Open on a beautiful 75 degree day. I was only there about 45 minutes, standing at the 14th hole, watching the golfers putt. The sun was brilliant but it wasn’t all that hot out. The crowd surged around me and I was unable to move … Continue reading Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke: Don’t Let it Happen to You!