Holiday in Gumusluk

Just a quick note to keep you updated. Last week we headed out by car seeking another adventure. We made a pit stop in Pamukkale. Absolutely fabulous! I will write more on that later. But you should look it up online when you get a chance. Naturally created travertines formed from the calcium deposits of... Continue Reading →

You Can Be Anything

I can be anything I want to be.  That is what I always believed and it seems to be true for the most part.  The funny thing is that I have no recollection of a single person telling me this.  I don't recall my parents sitting me down and saying, "Honey, you can be anything... Continue Reading →

A Lawyer, by Any Other Name . . .

During this visit to the States, I have had several people ask me how it feels not to be a lawyer anymore. Wow. Shortly before moving to Ankara, I remember having the same conversation with one of my prior bosses.  He is also a good friend and more of a father figure (although he wouldn't admit... Continue Reading →

I Love July!!!

I have never understood why people complain about birthdays or give the standard, "I don't really celebrate birthdays."  It's a bunch of hogwash to me.  I love birthdays.  The only thing I love more than birthdays is MY birthday!  And tomorrow is just that. A few days ago I received an email from my husband wishing... Continue Reading →

Catholics are Killing Music!

Oh, sometimes my mind just wanders, from one thing to the next, connecting this to that.   I was watching a movie on the flight to the States called "Almanya", "Germany" in Turkish.  It was mostly in German with some Turkish.  The English subtitles were so small I could barely read them and had to... Continue Reading →

The Black Sea – Karadeniz

Recently, I had the opportunity to visit the Black Sea region.  It was amazingly beautiful.  It looked as if someone had set the ocean down right in the middle of Chester County, PA.  We visited Safranbolu on the way to the water in Amasra.  We stopped for breath-taking views of the countryside as we enjoyed... Continue Reading →

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