Dimitrios Kyranas in Athens, Greece

Flashback Yesterday afternoon I looked at photos of my high school graduation. After going through them, I could not help proceeding to the album's following chapter -- my first days as an undergraduate student. The ...

Dimitrios Kyranas in Athens, Greece

Spatiotemporal Unfairness The other day I leisurely rode the escalators of the central subway station of Athens, at Syntagma (Constitution) Square, situated right in front of the parliamentary building. It was ten minutes before the ...

Dimitrios Kyranas in Athens, Greece

A Greek capital crime I was strolling this afternoon along the wide avenues that crisscross the center of Athens, the Greek capital, perusing its wonderful fauna -- stray cats, dogs, and pigeons -- posters advertising ...

Dimitrios Kyranas in Athens, Greece

The Fake Greek It all began in late 1994: I realized that my English was superior to that of my schoolmates, all of whom had more or less the same exposure to English that I ...

Vine Writer

'I actually broke the story in the state. Pretty nice for your first time out.'


Dave Mustaine, who has lived in Fallbrook since late 2004, is organizing a Lollapalooza-type tour he calls Gigantour. At this writing, 16 dates had been announced. "I wanted to have the first stage be powerful ...

Alex the Greek

Chargers owner Alex G. Spanos, the megamillionaire who reportedly wants San Diego taxpayers to give him 60 acres of prime Mission Valley property as part of his latest stadium scheme, has turned Hollywood mogul. The ...

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