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 →
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 →
Last night I saw a Turkish musical entitled, "Seslerle Anadolu" or "Voice of Anatolia" performed at Leyla Gencer Sahnesi. It was really beautifully done and I highly recommend seeing the show if you get a chance. Seserle Anadolu is a compilation of traditional Turkish songs, dance, poems and stories that cover varying periods of Anatolian history. The... Continue Reading →
Date Night – Dinner & Macbeth
Wednesday was Date Night - dinner and a show. I got all dolled up and had my hair done. Unfortunately, I am still not able to communicate clearly with the hairdressers here. I wanted the hair blown out with a bit of a soft curl towards the bottom. I came out looking like Shirley Temple.... Continue Reading →
Dear Abby, dear Abby, you won’t believe this . . .
I'm borrowing the idea for this post from another blogger. I am able to see the search terms people run on the internet when they stumble across my blog. I once read a blog where the blogger fashioned these searches as letters to Dear Abby. She replied in kind. It was a riot! So here goes: Dear sigara boregi, You... Continue Reading →
Hello and Welcome to My World! Hoş geldiniz!
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 →