Meraki Radio

Meraki  [may-rah-kee] (adjective) This is a word that modern Greeks often use to describe doing something with soul, creativity, or love — when you put "something of yourself" into what you're doing, whatever it may be.

Meraki Radio tries to live up to the definition of this interesting word. Anyone who wants to get behind the mic and talk about meraki in their own life-- whether it be professional, historical, artistic, scientific, prolific or otherwise is encouraged to contact the show at



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Perspectives: Back to School with Dr Brian

On this episode of Perspectives, Alison and Brian talk Back to School, which shifts into favorite teachers and pedagogy. Alison talks about Al Filreis and his brain child, ModPo, which you can check out at Also, here's a link to Al Filreis being interviewed on Meraki Radio:

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Perspectives: Michael Gangitano Returns - Childhood Homes

On this episode of Perspectives, Michael Gangitano returns and we discuss our childhood homes, since Deema is calling in from hers in Seattle. Michael interjects about the Black Panthers visiting his school in Chicago, which takes the conversation through some twists and turns. Enjoy!

Perspectives: Deema & Alison on Reading and Other Unsolicited Advice

In this episode of Meraki Radio: Perspectives, a rocky launch into a conversation about reading that turns to social media, then back to reading. A lot of unsolicited advice is provided for your take or leave. We mention The Hidden LIfe of Trees, which Alison blogged about here:

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