This article was published in The Greek Star, Chicago Illinois, December 24, 2009:
I have been asked, once again, to supply a Christmas piece for The Greek Star. One such contribution provided, in the December 23, 2004 issue of this newspaper, my recollections of the first Christmas present I recall receiving, an anthology of great stories from all nations. That article is included in my Lexington Books volume, The Christian Heritage: Problems and Prospects.
I have recorded the fact that it remains for me a mystery how my parents, hardworking immigrants from a Peloponnesian village, ever settled upon that gift for a Christmas season. We were living in a town of three thousand in Southern Illinois where my father had a restaurant. My two brothers and I had been born in St. Louis. Complete Article