The Solar Eclipse Comes to America

Today was the big day!  The solar eclipse finally happened.  It came to 'merica!  Haha.  In Philadelphia, we had a view of about 75% coverage.  It started at 1:21 pm EST.  It hit its maximum coverage at 1:21, and ended at 2:44 p.m. I decided to watch from my backyard.  Unprepared, I charged 2 sets... 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 →

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