Democracy NOW!

GET OUT AND VOTE! Today is election day in Turkey.  The Prime Minister is not up for re-election, but his party is.  The three largest cities are Istanbul (over 14 million), Ankara (about 5 million) and Izmir (about 3.5 million).   Below is some reading from Turkish & International newspapers on the subject: Turkey Politicians Make... Continue Reading →

Music in Ankara!

The 31st International Ankara Music Festival will take place at many venues. This year's event includes outdoor concerts and a light show.  The festival starts April 4th and runs through April 30th. For more program details and tickets, check their website at Be there or be square!

Getting Through Mixed Emotions

It is almost three months since my sister Eileen left us.  It's a strange time. Family and close friends remember what you are still going through, but most forget.  This is normal. You may remember that I had gone through quite a bit during the months before and after her death.  When I think back... Continue Reading →

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