Family time

Easter, Christmas, weddings, anniversaries, baptisms, all fall into the category of "family time". Family time involves organizing & emotionally preparing oneself(if wise), packing, traveling,...
Plato

Hidden Musical Code Found in Plato’s Texts

Years after Dan Brown's fictional bestseller "The Da Vinci Code" excited the imaginations of readers worldwide, researchers have been discovering hidden codes in several...

Culture Shock regardless

There must be a certain amount of time that dooms you. A certain amount of time that once you go over it, that's that,...

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...

Family

Family is an ideal. Both in the American and the Greek tradition family is up there, revered, respected, treasured and idealized. Being supportive to...

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...

Cultures in crisis

The financial crisis in Greece has caused detrimental havoc in the greek morale, and that, my friends, is the understatement of the century. The...

English Words Originated From Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey (Part 1)

Two words for you today that came from the Greek Poet Homer. The word amen comes from the latin "amen," the well known amen that...

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....

Two ways to be Greek?

Having lived abroad for a decade or two (or three plus...) gives us Greek-Americans a whole new concept of Greekness or Greek identity and...

Love matters

Falling in love is an international trade. It happens everywhere. We all crave falling in love, one way or another. How we handle it,...

Driving

I always believed driving is the one activity that tells all about a person. One's personality, life perspective, emotional stability and clarity -or lack...

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