For the Love of Family

I wrote the following piece last September.  For no particular reason, I decided to hold on to it. We lost my brother this week, and for no particular reason, I feel it's time to share my writing with you. September 5, 2017: Many of my readers have followed this blog faithfully for years.  Not only... Continue Reading →

In Memory of my Precious Patches

Patches “Angela” Henson May 5, 1998 – October 27, 2015 Patches was born around May 5, 1998 on the streets of “the Gayborhood,” Philadelphia, PA.  She came to us from the Morris Animal Refuge.  Her new mother had been looking at adopting a Maine Coon, but after two weeks of deciding on a kitten, Patches chose... Continue Reading →

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The MiddleWow, what a week I had!  Tomorrow I will start blogging the "good" of it.  A week spent in the lovely town of Kaş, on the Turkish Mediterranean.  It was awesome!  We rented a lovely little apartment on the peninsula, right at the sea. We met a lot of interesting and great people. And we... Continue Reading →

March Comes in Like a Lion

It was a long and rough winter for us in Ankara.  For a moment there, I thought all of the stars in the sky had a bad case of dandruff - it snowed that much!  In fact, we had flurries again yesterday.  But now the sun is shining and flowers are poking their little heads... Continue Reading →

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