Category Archives: Family

I’m still alive!

Sorry, sorry.  We were in the U.S. for a month and in the week that we’ve been back, I’ve just been uninspired.  The trip to the States was great and my Turk travelled further than some Americans do!  We flew … Continue reading

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Worlds Collide (2)

“Home.”  Is that here or there?  Both?  I now feel strange every time I use that word in reference to the US, like I’m not giving Turkey the respect it deserves or something.  But “home” it will always be, right?  … Continue reading

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Just Married!

On 11-11-11, I married my best friend in the world and I couldn’t be happier! To be honest, as far as day-to-day life goes nothing has really changed other than my last name, and now I have health insurance again … Continue reading

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Fuck Cancer

Those are the words I went to sleep with last night and woke up with this morning.  One of my best friends told me that yesterday her dad’s cancer was determined to be terminal.  My heart breaks for her and … Continue reading

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Worlds Collide

Last Friday my Dad and Nikki arrived and became my first two visitors here in Turkey.  Not only were they my first visitors, but really it’s the first time any of my close family or friends have traveled here.  Despite … Continue reading

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Holy $h*t, I’m moving to Turkey!

Aaaaaahhhh…it’s just about here.  In a few days, I’m going to be landing in Turkey and saying, “I live here!”  This past week was spent making my farewell tour of the east coast.  I drove down to DC last Friday … Continue reading

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Liiiiiimboooo…  the word that keeps going through my mind lately.  I hate limbo…both literally and figuratively.  I suck at it.  I’m tall.  Tall + Long Legs = How low can I go?  Not very!!  Figuratively?  I’m just too impatient for … Continue reading

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