Shameless Plug

My brother has created a website to promote his lovely hand-crafted furniture.  I welcome my readers to peruse the site and photos of his work.  Feel free to contact him directly if you are looking for furnishings (truly artwork) from reclaimed wood.  Just click the below link. Bill Henson Custom Wood Work

Tomorrow Pictures.tv – Trump Rally at WCU

As you may recall, last month my friend Frederick at TomorrowPictures.tv gave me a great opportunity to interview the folks attending the Trump rally at West Chester University. Well . . . Below is the video you have all been waiting for! I particularly loved listening to the young man below and the conversation he... Continue Reading →

Life in the New World

I am visiting West Chester, PA.  On my first day here, I had the opportunity to visit the Trump rally at WC University.  Stop right there -- I am a firm DUMP TRUMP person.  I can't even imagine life in a world where that guy is the President of what already is one of the... Continue Reading →

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 →

Recycle America!

One of the great things I like about the States is the attempts to recycle practically everything.  I realize we are still far behind and there's always more to do to save Planet Earth.  But compared to Turkey, we are miles ahead. Behind?  Absolutely!  I remember one day back in the 90's (I think it... Continue Reading →

Life in the Fast Lane

Did you ever have one of those days where everything seems to fly by but nothing really happens?  That's what I am experiencing right now, day after day. I've been back visiting Mom.  She of course had a few things she wanted my help with.  "No problem!"  I wrote them down so I wouldn't forget.... Continue Reading →

Ode to the Porch

People are always asking me what I miss from the States while I am living in Ankara.  My answers are always the same.  Family.  Friends.  Food. This week, I realized there are other things.  I really miss the greenery everywhere.  In Ankara, we have beautiful parks.  And we can drive outside of the city to... Continue Reading →

Tips on Parallel Parking

Since I was 6 years old, I have always lived on streets where folks must parallel park their vehicles.  My father was a truck driver and two brothers followed in that line of work.  So when it came time to learn to drive, believe me, I knew I had better learn to parallel park or... Continue Reading →

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