Video of the Day – Accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge for Team Audry!

If you have been on Facebook lately, you have certainly heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  Often referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive, neuromuscular disease that slowly robs the body of its ability to walk, speak, swallow and breathe. The life expectancy of an ALS patient averages... Continue Reading →

Photo of the Day – Kaş

I won't be blogging Kaş until I return to Ankara, but I will try to share photos with you along the way. We've met the good people of Xanthos - an adventure and travel company.  Need I say more?  Looks like it's going to be a fun week, right???!!! 

Antik Pazari – Asagi Ayranci

Ankara boasts a rather large antique bazaar.  It travels around the city and lands in my neighborhood, Asagi Ayranci, on the first Sunday of every month. I mentioned it briefly in an earlier post, "Junking," where I claimed it's "not that big."  Well, I am not sure if my perception has changed or the pazar... Continue Reading →

“509 Theresa”

While many things are the same everywhere, there is a big difference between here and the States related to education and jobs.  In the States, one takes the SAT exam, and with that score, applies to universities of their choosing.  Once in school, they select their major course of study, usually at any time.  Of... Continue Reading →

The Best of 2012 Ankara Style

2012.  What a year.  Here's a look back at some of my better blog posts, one from each month.  I left out the recipes and restaurant reviews - although there were some goodies there! January, Keeping Up Appearances - How I learned to cover up. February, Junking - Comparing Turkey and the U.S. and my... Continue Reading →

A Day in the Life

A day in the life of anyone can bring with it the good, the bad, and the ugly.  A typical day for most adults is probably something like this:  Get up.  Go to work.  Grab a quick lunch.  Work some more.  Head home.  Eat dinner.  Go to bed.  Of course, there's room for a little... Continue Reading →

Photos and Question of the Day

Below are photos from my husband's birthday breakfast, back in March.  Just kidding Hon, I know it was April.  Anyway, I came across these photos today and upon further inspection, there is one dish I know I baked, but I have no idea what it is!  Do you? And yes, I baked a cake.  ... Continue Reading →

Photos of the Day

On Sunday, as I was leaving Eymir Golu (the lake owned by METU) and about to turn on to the highway, I saw this: I realize it looks like a rather rural area, but we truly were turning here to get on to the highway.  And he wasn't alone!  On the other side of the... Continue Reading →

Kreativ Blogger Award

Blogging is many things to many people.  For me, it's an outlet - a way to get things off my chest, to express my thoughts, and to be creative. Yes, creative!  I have always had a little arsty fartsy side to me.  I like to draw, make things, build, paint, etc.  Truly, nothing has ever... Continue Reading →

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