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Anna Maria Delinasiou

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Anna Maria Delinasiou is a Greek-American writer.

Grandparents in action

It seems to me, Anglo-Saxons have a great deal less trouble when it comes to the generation gap issue. I cannot picture my grandmother marrying...

Ad talk

There was one very annoying ad on my tv today. There's the beautiful lady and the suit-presentable-supposedly-sexy-guy and he is all mushy cause she's...

A bright & sunny disposition

I heard it from quite a few people: Americans, they say, always see the sunny side of life. If you compare the American-English tone...

A Greek in the cheerful crowd of DC …

Flying into DC on January 20th proved to be practically impossible. Together with large numbers of other disgruntled travelers, I remained stuck in Newark airport...

Sweet Holidays

photo credit: Rachel Portele The Holiday anti-climax in the U.S. pi**** a lot of people off. The first holiday anti-climax wave comes right after Christmas...

Christmas shopping…

Consumerism is not solely an American plague. It's pretty much international -for those who can afford it or for those who can not afford...

Dress sense

I'm not quite sure where dress sense comes from. Is it a cultural thing? Is it an ideological thing? Is it a stage-in-life kind...

Barack Obama: our new President.

I woke up this morning (or should I say yesterday morning) both elated and scared. Dead scared. Elated the moment of truth was here....

On Greek Time…

When your Greek friend tells you, you will be meeting around 5, it is perfectly acceptable for him/her to be there around 5:30, 6:00, 6:30 or even 8:00 if it is understood that you'll be waiting at your place anyway so you won't be getting out of your way.

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