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The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work by Scott Berkun

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Chapter 13

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Even if I'd had a complaint about my employer, it'd have been hard to remember what it was while walking up the steps to the Parthenon. Listed as one of the greatest works of architecture in the world, the Parthenon resides on the glorious Acropolis, a plateau rising five hundred feet above Athens. At night the hillside and the buildings are lit up, and from our hotel windows, we could see it hovering above the city, like a Magritte painting of a mountain fortress floating in the sky. In reading the guidebooks, I learned that when the Parthenon was built, it was covered in bright colors, and the aged marble we associate with ancient things is an artifact of age, not of design. Curiously, the restoration during our visit ...

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