Babalar Günü Kutlu Olsun! Happy Father’s Day!

It's Father's Day in many parts of the world today.  Both Turkey and the United States celebrate it on the third Sunday in June every year.  (The Germans do it earlier.)  It's a day to be thankful for and celebrate our fathers. I lost my father suddenly while I was a law student.  I believe... Continue Reading →

Beypazari Festival this weekend!

The Beypazari Festival has started and will continue through Sunday evening. There will be many concerts, exhibitions and activities.  There are also booths selling local food,arts, crafts, and other items. Beypazari is a tiny, lovely village, full of restored Ottoman homes, approximately 100 km from Ankara. I believe there are buses running there. It is also famous for... Continue Reading →

Just Leave!

It's been a long time since I've written here.  So long that when I finally wrote this morning, I accidentally added it as a page instead of a post.  Having gotten only one comment on the blog, and a real doozie at that, I probably should have left it that way.  But no.  If you... Continue Reading →

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