More and more Turks are doing more and more DIY(do it yourself) projects. I believe this phenomenon was a little slow to start here because labor in Turkey is rather inexpensive. Materials, on the other hand, can sometimes be very expensive. For example, if you want real wood, you should be prepared to sacrifice a... Continue Reading →
The first book I remember owning – that was completely mine – not shared with my brothers, sisters, niece or nephews – was “The Baby Born in a Stable.” Mom bought it for me at the Religious Goods Store at St. Agnes. I actually got to pick it out. Here’s a current pic of it... Continue Reading →
I wasn’t planning on writing about religion, politics, the death penalty, or gun control until I felt more established here in Ankara. These are subjects that will offend. I know that. You know that. But after only one week of writing this blog, I have decided to give the readers what they want. Me in... Continue Reading →
My apologies to all my readers for waiting so long for another post! I have been car shopping and interviewing for jobs! Lots to write about! There will be another post later today . . .
As a Philadelphia Class Action lawyer, I had the opportunity to eat my way around the U.S. From Wolfgang Puck’s Postrio in Las Vegas to West Chester PA’s own Italian eatery, Pietro’s. From San Francisco’s German Suppenkueche to the Ethiopian cuisine of Washington DC’s landmark Red Sea. From absolutely every fare you can imagine in... Continue Reading →
Let me start this post by stating that I am by no means a baker. I like to cook, no, I love to cook. On a rainy Sunday afternoon, I can spend hours scouring Food and Wine magazine and creating my own recipes in my head. It’s one of my favorite things to do. Baking... Continue Reading →
Ankara is the capital and the second largest city of Turkey. According to Wikipedia, in 2007 it had a population of 4,751,360. My sources say the numbers are probably much higher than that, due to issues involved with taking the census. Sound familiar? Ankara is comprised of eight provinces. We live in the province that is also called... Continue Reading →
I imagine that bloggers start by asking the question, "Where do I start?" My plan is to figure out the answer to that question as I write. I have decided not to start at the beginning - my decision to move, the trials and travails of an international move, saying goodbye, etc. Instead, I will... Continue Reading →