Kalosta!!

Kalosta is welcome in Greek. My father-in-law says it every time we enter his apartment. It’s a well worn stereoptype that the Greeks are a hospitable people: warm, full of conversation, and ready to feed heaping plates of food at a moment’s notice. And, for the most part, this is absolutely true. However, when we…

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Greece on Paper, part 2

The delights of the economic crisis continue: public schools in Greece started this month with no books. Nope, not a single textbook for anyone. But have no fear. Amid the finger pointing in parliament (of which I have only the slightest, word on the street and occasional English-news article knowledge), solutions abound — we will…

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