Tag Archives: Greek music

Beach Days, Dolphin Sightings, Crashing Greek Weddings and Other Job Perks


No corner office with a view, no contribution to a distant retirement fund, no free health club pass. But, well, I guess there are some fringe benefits to being a teacher in Greece. Meet my student Antony! He is from … Continue reading

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“Is good gymnastic!”: My first three weeks of half-marathon training in Greece


While jogging in Rhodes one day this fall, an elderly Greek gentleman called out, “Is good gymnastic!” as I passed by. This has become my running mantra as I embark on this crazy, 13.1 mile-long adventure. After three weeks of … Continue reading

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